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Advanced Maufacturing

NIMS Level One Machining

Haywood Community College is a National Institute for Metalworking Skills accredited school. Machining technology courses at HCC offer the opportunity for students to earn a nationally recognized certification. These courses are designed to teach students what they need to learn to be interview-ready for local manufacturing positions.

Next course starting February 26, 2024.
This class meets M, Tu, W, Th from 10am - 3pm at the High Technology Center campus and will run for 20 weeks.


This course introduces the synergistic integration and application of mechanical, electrical, electronic, robotic, and computer engineering technologies, including Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC), that are found within production and manufacturing environments striving to improve and/or optimize efficiency, productivity, and quality. Upon completion, students will be able to demonstrate an understanding of the function of the components of a mechatronic system, their controlling interactions, problem solving, and the overall operation of the mechatronic control system.

Course Length – 464 hours

Look for new courses to start in June.


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