This certificate prepares students for entry-level positions as machine technicians and machine tool operators.
Learn to operate a variety of computer and mechanically controlled machine tools to produce precision parts, instruments, and tools. The self-paced, hands-on training allows for maximum efficiency for completion. Topics include blueprint reading, lathe and mill operations, programming, CNC operations, and more. In addition, students will learn the highly sought after skills in computer-aided manufacturing (CAM), software used to control, manipulate, and manage precision tool production.
This specialization is delivered face-to-face and may contain online components.
Assessment: Basic reading (62%ile), whole numbers (85%), decimals (83%), fractions (83%), percents (82%) and customary measurements(85%). Call (435) 750-3188 to schedule an appointment. Need a review? Get a sneak peek at the Assessment Center or enroll directly into the Academic Learning Center by calling (435) 753-6780.
The survey of U.S. manufacturing employers found that 80 percent of respondents said they had a serious problem finding qualified candidates for the highly technical world of modern manufacturing. According to the Department of Workforce Services, machining has been selected as one of Utah’s five-star occupations. Business growth, as well as retiring workers, will provide the majority of new job openings. Workers with a range of skills who can perform multiple tasks in a machine shop will have the best job opportunities.
Bridgerland Technical College is open year round. Most programs are open-entry, which means you can start the program at the first of every month as long as there is space available in the program. Because of demand, some programs have waiting lists to get in to the program. Please contact Student Services for information on those programs with waiting lists and defined starting dates.
Bridgerland Technical College participates in a variety of assistance programs that aid students in covering the costs associated with enrollment in full-time certificate programs. The Financial Aid Office provides information for grants, scholarships, and VA education benefits. Bridgerland Technical College does not participate in or endorse any loan program. The Financial Aid Office is located at the Main Campus, 1301 North 600 West. Stop by anytime or call (435) 750-3279, (435) 750-3114, or (435) 750-3204 for more information.
Most certificates take about one year to complete. Each individual certificate page has tuition and fee amounts listed. Students can be setup on a payment plan and make payments each month (due on the 1st).
Estimated Tuition & Fees
Pell Eligible: Yes
Estimated Monthly Payment:
Estimated Books & Supplies
Hours per Week
A Little About Bridgerland Technical College
The mission of the Bridgerland Technical College is to deliver competency-based, employer-guided career and technical education to both secondary and post-secondary students through traditional and technology-enhanced methodologies.
Get In Touch
View Our Site
Hours of Operation
Monday: 8 am - 4:30 pm (We will be open at 7:30 am on the first day of registration)
Tuesday: 8 am - 6 pm
Wednesday: 8 am - 6 pm
Thursday: 8 am - 4:30 pm
Friday: 8 am - 4 pm
Brigham City Branch Campus
In-Person Hours Brigham City Branch Campus
Monday: 7:30 am - 4 pm
Tuesday: 7:30 am - 4 pm
Wednesday: 7:30 am - 4 pm
Thursday: 7:30 am - 4 pm
Friday: 7:30 am - 3 pm
1301 North 600 West
Logan, UT 84321
Toll Free: 866-701-1100