Precision Machining Programs

Precision Machining Programs

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The machining and CNC programs at Southwest Virginia Community College are nationally accredited by the National Institute for Metalworking Skills (NIMS)


For more information and/or questions, contact Steven Olinger, Assistant Professor of Machining/CNC Technology at (276) 964-7269, call (276) 964-7277, or email

Programs of Study

 CNC and Machine Operations  - Obtain skills to perform basic operational functions of a CNC Lathe and CNC Mill.

Precision Machining Career Studies Certificate - Entry-level program of study to learn the fundamentals of manual and CNC related machining operations.

Advanced Precision Machining Career Studies Certificate - Go beyond the basics with advanced course working in machining and CNC