High School Machining (Pre-engineer) at NMU's Jacobetti Complex

Open to all 12th graders in Marquette & Alger Counties

Class location

NMU's Jacobetti Complex
2296 Sugar Loaf Ave
Marquette, MI 49855

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Career Focus

Prepared for immediate employment, advanced certifications, and further education


Students enrolled in the Computer Numerical Control (CNC) technology high school program at NMU will learn how to develop a variety of knowledge and skills related to:

  • Manufacturing processes
  • Precision measurement
  • Welding
  • Computer Aided Design (CAD)
  • Logical problem solving
  • Workplace safety
  • Employability practices

How to Get Started

High School Credit

Students should inquire within their guidance office about high school curriculum requirements that may be satisfied through a CTE class, as this is determined individually by school district. Some of the courses in this program satisfy the Visual and Applied Arts elective requirement at Westwood High School.

College Credit

College credit(s) possible

  • Students can earn up to 6 college credits from NMU
  • Students must earn a grade of 90% or better and be recommended by the instructor
  • Each college reserves the right to set its own credit-granting policy
  • Contact your college(s) to find out the score it requires to grant credit, the number of credit hours granted, and the course(s) that can be bypassed with a satisfactory score

NMU courses satisfied:

MF 133 - Machinery Handbook - NMU Credits Granted 2

MF 134 - Manufacturing Process - NMU Credits Granted 4

National College Credit Recommendation (Test required)

Photo Gallery

Machinist working at computer controlled machine
Machining tool cutting material
Machining instructor showing student equipment
Machining tools

What to do next?

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