The Applied Industrial Machine Trades Apprentice (AIT) program is the classroom portion of the machine tool apprenticeship offered over a four-year period. Typically, apprentices in AIT* are working and sponsored by their employer, and apply their workday experience toward certification from the U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Apprenticeship and Labor.
The objective of the program is to prepare the participant for a career as a Machinist, as well as work toward an Associate of Applied Science degree in Applied Industrial Technology. Students develop a wide range of skills, including:
- Manufacturing Skills
- Advanced Manufacturing Processes
- Machine Tool Fundamentals
- Technical Mathematics
- Blueprint Interpretation
- CNC Machine Operations & Programming
- Computer Aided Design & Manufacturing
- Advanced Die and Mold making
*The AIT Apprenticeship Program is registered with U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Apprenticeship and Labor.