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In accordance with Governor Kemp’s Executive Order, Georgia Northwestern Technical College will remain closed for in-person instruction with limited exceptions through the Spring 2020 semester. In lieu of in-person instruction, GNTC has transitioned to online learning for the remainder of the Spring 2020 semester.

Precision Machining and Manufacturing

Machinists are in High Demand

Employers in your area are looking to hire skilled machinists

What does a machinist do?

Machinists use machine tools, such as lathes, milling machines, and grinders, to produce precision metal parts. They use their knowledge of the working properties of metals and their skill with machine tools to plan and carry out the operations needed to make machine products that meet precise specifications. The parts the machinists make touch almost every item produced or made in some manner. (US Department of Labor Occupational Outlook Handbook.)

How can I become a machinist?

GNTC's Precision Machining and Manufacturing and CNC programs prepares students for careers in the machine tool technology field. 

  • Day and evening classes available
  • Classes offered at the Floyd and Whitfield Murray County Campuses
  • Many financial aid options available including Hope Grant and student loans for eligible applicants

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