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Advanced Manufacturing Machinist  

Searching for a career path? Join the exciting world of advanced manufacturing! Well-paying high-tech jobs in our area are waiting for skilled employees. This six-month program, offered in partnership with G.W. Lisk and ITT Goulds Pumps, prepares students for immediate employment by obtaining middle-skills training to become machinists on the way to a successful career in advanced manufacturing. The program will focus on developing skills in safe operation of machine tools such as lathes, mills, grinders and drill presses, with an emphasis on setting up and running CNC machines and precision measuring equipment.

Course Content

Course content includes:

  • Robotics
  • Technical Math
  • Geometric Dimensioning
  • Machine Shop Safety
  • Engineering Drawing
  • Lab Instruction
  • CNC Mill and Lathe
  • Metrology

Starting in employment, machinists pay is based on knowledge - the more you learn the more you can make. This program is a starting point and can provide a sustainable wage that increases over time in a company. You may start at a higher rate if you demonstrate advanced machining skills after completing the program.

If this sounds like the career for you, contact FLCC's Workforce & Career Solutions department at (585)785-1670.


Students must:

  • Be 18 years old
  • Have high school diploma or GED
  • Have a valid Photo ID, Driver's license preferred
  • Be a U.S. citizen
  • Pass a drug screen

Orientation Information

Orientation/Interview Schedule:

  • A mandatory orientation for anyone entering the program is required. Please sign up under Orientation Sessions.
  • Call (585)785-1670 or email if you have any questions about the program or orientation session.


Manufacturing Information Session - Learn about your options! Fee: $0.00
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12/15/2020 - 12/15/2020 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Sessions: 1 Tu

FLCC Remote/Online Learning, Cisco Webex, , NY

Advanced Manufacturing is one of the fastest growing fields in our region with many opportunities for sustainable employment. Throughout the up’s and down’s of the economy, Advanced Manufacturing has provided dependable, consistent growth. If you are interested a position that allows for more stability, above average wages, and rapid advancement come to this information session and learn more.

The Manufacturing Information Session will focus on occupations and training options; This session is geared toward individuals interested in learning about manufacturing, technical skills to gain employment and how the program you choose can jump start a career in the manufacturing industry.

This session will be virtual. After you register to attend, you will receive an email from the program manager with the online meeting link and additional directions.