Precision Machining

Learn Precision Machining to begin an Exciting Career in the Advanced Manufacturing Industry

Want to be part of one of today’s hottest fields?  Think about advanced manufacturing.  From 3-D printing to aerospace, advanced manufacturing might be the ideal career for you. The Precision Machining program at Red Rocks Community College is a comprehensive program that prepares students for employment in a growing industry.  

Advanced manufacturing today is a 21st-century industry that is constantly evolving and offers a variety of dynamic, highly skilled jobs.   It’s a technology-driven industry that offers secure, good-paying jobs and the ability to develop products that will change the world.  Virtually all the products you can think of that make your life easier, better, safer, and longer – from cell phones to flat screen TVs, smoke detectors and surgical instruments – come from an advanced manufacturing process. 

And nowhere is advanced manufacturing growing more than Colorado -- there are currently 680 jobs posted in advanced manufacturing in Colorado and the industry is growing 22 percent faster than the economy as a whole.  In fact, Colorado is a national hub of research and development and innovation, and is also home to some of the highest-quality production facilities in the world.  Colorado’s manufacturers are creating the revolutionary products of the 21st century that are shaping our quality of life.

Manufacturing provides Colorado with 120 thousand jobs

Precision Machining at Red Rocks Community College

The Precision Machining program at Red Rocks Community College offers multiple pathways that guide students toward their professional and academic goals. If you want to work in advanced manufacturing industry the program offers continuing education courses, certificate pathways, and an associate of applied science degree that can be transferred to a 4 year degree program.  The TAA-Department of Labor funded the development, redesign and adaptation of all machining courses leading the A.A.S. degree and certificates.

What can I do with a degree in precision machining and/or certificate?

  • Tool-and-Die Maker
  • Instrument Maker
  • Experimental Machinist
  • Precision Machinist
  • Model and Mold Maker
  • Electric Motor/Generator Assembler
  • Aircraft Power Plant Assembler
  • Quality and Assurance Inspector
  • Production and Operations Manager
  • Production Planning Analyst
  • Process Design Specialist

Colorado Helps Advanced Manufacturing Logo

This workforce product was funded by a grant awarded by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Employment and Training Administration. The product was created by the grantee and does not necessarily reflect the official position of the U.S. Department of Labor. The U.S. Department of Labor makes no guarantees, warranties, or assurances of any kind, express or implied, with respect to such information, including any information on linked sites and including, but not limited to, accuracy of the information or its completeness, timeliness, usefulness, adequacy, continued availability, or ownership. 

Precision Machining

Learn Precision Machining to begin an Exciting Career in the Advanced Manufacturing Industry

Want to be part of one of today’s hottest fields?  Think about advanced manufacturing.  From 3-D printing to aerospace, advanced manufacturing might be the ideal career for you. The Precision Machining program at Red Rocks Community College is a comprehensive program that prepares students for employment in a growing industry.  

Advanced manufacturing today is a 21st-century industry that is constantly evolving and offers a variety of dynamic, highly skilled jobs.   It’s a technology-driven industry that offers secure, good-paying jobs and the ability to develop products that will change the world.  Virtually all the products you can think of that make your life easier, better, safer, and longer – from cell phones to flat screen TVs, smoke detectors and surgical instruments – come from an advanced manufacturing process. 

And nowhere is advanced manufacturing growing more than Colorado -- there are currently 680 jobs posted in advanced manufacturing in Colorado and the industry is growing 22 percent faster than the economy as a whole.  In fact, Colorado is a national hub of research and development and innovation, and is also home to some of the highest-quality production facilities in the world.  Colorado’s manufacturers are creating the revolutionary products of the 21st century that are shaping our quality of life.

Manufacturing provides Colorado with 120 thousand jobs

Precision Machining at Red Rocks Community College

The Precision Machining program at Red Rocks Community College offers multiple pathways that guide students toward their professional and academic goals. If you want to work in advanced manufacturing industry the program offers continuing education courses, certificate pathways, and an associate of applied science degree that can be transferred to a 4 year degree program.  The TAA-Department of Labor funded the development, redesign and adaptation of all machining courses leading the A.A.S. degree and certificates.

What can I do with a degree in precision machining and/or certificate?

  • Tool-and-Die Maker
  • Instrument Maker
  • Experimental Machinist
  • Precision Machinist
  • Model and Mold Maker
  • Electric Motor/Generator Assembler
  • Aircraft Power Plant Assembler
  • Quality and Assurance Inspector
  • Production and Operations Manager
  • Production Planning Analyst
  • Process Design Specialist

Colorado Helps Advanced Manufacturing Logo

This workforce product was funded by a grant awarded by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Employment and Training Administration. The product was created by the grantee and does not necessarily reflect the official position of the U.S. Department of Labor. The U.S. Department of Labor makes no guarantees, warranties, or assurances of any kind, express or implied, with respect to such information, including any information on linked sites and including, but not limited to, accuracy of the information or its completeness, timeliness, usefulness, adequacy, continued availability, or ownership.