Advanced Manufacturing

Continuing Ed

With a high school diploma and these courses, you’ll be qualified to enter a high-demand career in machining. Our partnerships introduce you to regional employers looking for trained machinists.

Program at a Glance

Classes meet at the North Campus, using face-to-face and blended online/face-to-face formats.

High Skill, High Growth

The Gulf Coast Workforce Board lists Machinists and CNC Tool Operators on their High Skill, High Growth Occupations list, meaning the jobs provide some of the best employer opportunities – now and in the future.  

Earning Potential

  • Texas: $49,807 / per year 
  • Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land Metro Area: $50,456 / per year 

Source: Texas Wages

Certification for Machinists

Course topics include:

  • Manual Machining
  • CNC Mill Complete
  • CNC Lathe Complete

DEGREES & CERTIFICATES

Advanced Manufacturing, Continuing Education Course

Continuing Ed
Advance your career with this continuing and professional development course. Use cutting-edge technology to earn certifications in courses like computer numeric control (CNC), robotics, and programmable logic controller (PLC).
Length Under 3 Months
These courses vary in length and contact hours but each course is completed less than 3 months.

CNC Lathe Complete, Continuing Education Course

Continuing Ed
Advance your career with this continuing and professional development course. Cost: $1,200
Length
The 96 contact hours for this course take less than one term.

CNC Mill Complete, Continuing Education Course

Continuing Ed
Advance your career with this continuing and professional development course. Cost: $1,200
Length
The 96 contact hours for this course take less than one term.

Manual Machining, Course

Continuing Ed
Advance your career with this continuing and professional development course. Cost: $910
Length N/A
The 64 contact hours for this course take less than one term.