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Laney College

This program is designed both for entry-level students and experienced craftspeople wanting to upgrade their skills. The up-to-date curriculum provides the current theoretical, technological and practical experience necessary for employment and advancement in the industry, and features the following elements:

  • Theory and design of machine tools and machinery

  • Properties of materials, including heat-treating

  • Laboratory courses focused on hands-on operation of machine tools

  • Technical mathematics

  • Precision measurement and layout and inspection

  • Blueprint reading, geometric dimensioning and tolerancing, and 3-D solid modeling

  • CNC setup, operation and programming, and CAD/CAM programmingThe program prepares students for employment as:

  • Machinist

  • Machine Tool Operator

  • CNC–CAD/CAM Programmer

  • Maintenance Machinist

  • Parts Inspector

  • Machine Technology

Contact Us

900 Fallon Street, Oakland, CA 94607
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