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Courses Offered:

Machine Technology I

Students begin to understand the process of machining, including the operation of a Computer Numerical Control (CNC) mill and lathe.

Machine Technology II 

Students continue to refine the machining skills learned in Machine Technology I and will have the opportunity to complete specialized projects.

Welding Technology I

Students learn to weld and cut steel in a lab setting, using Metal Inert Gas (MIG) and Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) as well as plasma cutters and oxy-acetylene torches. 

Welding Technology II

Students learn to weld and cut both steel and aluminum in a lab setting. Students continue to use MIG and SMAW welders and cutting processes as well as Gas Tungsten Arc Welders (GTAW).

CTECH Students who successfully complete Welding Technology I and II and enroll in the one-semester, 16 credit RCTC welding program receive a tuition credit equivalent to three academic credits.