This program is not active in the current SVCC catalog.
Graduates of this program will be qualified as skilled machinists and will be prepared to work in various machine trades.
Work and Employment
Skilled machinists use their knowledge of mechanics to turn a piece of metal into a precisely machined part for automobiles, aircraft or other equipment. Lathes, drill presses, milling and grinding machines and other tools shape the metal to precise dimensions. The workers plan and set up the correct sequence of machine operations according to blueprints, layouts, or other instructions. They adjust speed, feed and other controls, and select the proper instruments or tools for each operation. Machinists plan and carry out all the steps necessary to make a final product.
Workers usually have the following skills and aptitudes: work independently, accurately and carefully; follow directions closely; show mechanical and mathematical aptitude, patience, and ability to concentrate on detail.
Program Contacts at Sauk Valley Community College
Counseling Office, 815/835-6208.
Estimated Program Cost
The following figures are based on current tuition and fee rates for the required number 30 credit hours.
|Student Activity Fee||$150.00||$150.00||$150.00|
|Total Tuition and Fees||$4,081.00||$10,351.00||$11,161.00|
Estimated Additional Costs
The following figures are based on the average estimated per-credit-hour cost of attendance for the required number 30 credit hours. Actual costs will vary; check the Class Schedule for actual book costs.
|Room and Board||$6,750.00|
|Books and Supplies||$1,423.80|