Precision Machining

Why Precision Machining?

  • 95%+ of precision machining graduates have been hired into the industry in 2016
  • Finish the program in less than six months.

Get Started Now

To get started now, contact Robyn Kibby at or 425-388-9570.

Attend an information session to learn more about the program. Information sessions are held at EvCC's Advanced Manufacturing Training & Education Center (AMTEC) room 100.

Information session dates are: 
The weekend sessions meet on April 16, and May 14 at 1:00 p.m.
The later afternoon sessions meet on April 5, May 3, and June 7 at 4:00 p.m.

Are You a Veteran?

You can use your GI Bill funding for this program. Contact EvCC's Veterans Resource Center at 425-388-9277 to find out about more about funding for college classes.

Program Information

Everett Community College offers a certificate and a two-year degree. Both are designed to prepare students for immediate employment in the manufacturing industry.

The principles of precision machining certificate is a two-quarter, 40-credit sequence of the technical core classes of the ATA degree. This certificate may be considered a stand-alone credential for people seeking to enter the precision machining field, or as part of a stackable set of certificates and degrees in the EvCC advanced manufacturing program leading to a degree in precision machining.

Are you looking for a four-year degree? Continue your education in Everett through Central Washington University’s Bachelor of Applied Science (BAS) in Information Technology and Administrative Management (ITAM)  program.

Career Opportunities

Graduates of this program may work in companies of different sizes, from a four-person shop to large aerospace companies. Employment of machinists is projected to grow 35 percent by 2022. Employers are expected to continue needing machinists who have a wide range of skills and are capable of performing modern production techniques and almost any task in a machine shop.

In 2013, employers hiring machinists included Esterline, Avtech Corp-360, Umbra Cuscinetti, Windspeed Technical Solutions, Airgas Inc. and Boeing.