• Advanced Manufacturing (Machine Technology)

    At the core of today’s mechanized world is the machinist and machine technology.  This industry requires skilled technicians to carry out new ideas and plans in the production of all types of manufactured parts. Many of these skilled technicians find exciting career opportunities with substantial earning potential. Nearly every product created today, from housing to transportation to food, requires the expertise and skill of the machine technology machinist.  Highly-trained machinists can be found in a variety of different fields including computer, automotive, defense and aircraft products as well as medical research and development.

    The Machine Tool Technology program features a state-of-the-art facility that includes the latest in technology including Computer Numeric Control (CNC) milling machines and lathes as well as a computer lab for CAD/CAM instruction. The Shawsheen Tech Machine Tool Technology program offers several certification programs.  

    Program Highlights

    Careers Pathways

    • CNC Milling and Turning
    • Mastercam and Fusion 360 CAD/CAM Software
    • Precision Inspection
    • CNC Program Writing
    • MACWIC Certification Levels 1 and 2
    • OSHA 10-Hour Safety Credential
    • Blueprint Reading and CAD Drawing/Designing
    • Manufacturing Processes and Theory
    • Applied Mathematics, Science and Theory
    • CNC Machinist
    • Precision Inspection
    • CNC Operator
    • CNC Programmer
    • Mechanical Engineer
    • Tool/Parts Designer
    • Inspector
    • Machine Sales – Materials/Supplies
    • Shop Owner

    Additional Information

    Articulation agreements exist with several colleges for students to receive credit for coursework completed while at Shawsheen.