Prepare to become a master of machines in a career where your technical and problem-solving skills produce the parts and products we see and use in our everyday lives. If you are ready to put your mind and your hands to work in a high-tech industrial environment, then the OCC Manufacturing Technology program is right for you. OCC Career Advantage offers training on cutting-edge machine technology with beginning to advanced skill certificate and degree options in CNC operation, programming, tooling and machining. Skilled CNC and machinists are in high demand in the Southern California region, earning high wages. CNC and process control programmers earn a median annual wage of about $60,000. Train to enter an in-demand high-tech job in manufacturing or advance within the field if you’re already working. Take the first step toward machine mastery and get the OCC Career Advantage. Read on to learn more.
A sampling of courses for these careers
Introduction to Machine Shop
Computations for Machinists
CNC Machine Operation
Tool and Cutter Grinding
Did you know?
Advanced Manufacturing is one of three crucial Orange County industry sectors that generates large numbers of job opportunities at all levels of educational attainment.
Complete one of our certificate programs, and you’ll be well- prepared to enter today’s high-tech world of manufacturing.
Build upon your skills if you’re already employed in the field. Or earn and associate degree for even greater advancement opportunities.
In less than 2 years
you can earn:
Certificate of Achievement
Build on your certificate
of achievement with a:
Certificate of Specialization
Or earn your
in under 4 years
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Did you know?
In California, the number of numerical tool and process control programmers
is expected to grow much faster than the average growth rate for all occupations.
Jobs for numerical tool and process control programmers are expected to increase
by 23.1 percent between 2016 and 2026. Industry is short on talent, and skilled
employees are in demand and command high wages.
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Career Technical Education & Career Services Outreach Specialist
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Counselor, CTE and