Precision Machining

Precision Machining

Why Precision Machining?

  • Graduates are placed directly into the industry with the help of our employment solutions team
  • 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 at EvCC's Advanced Manufacturing Training & Education Center (AMTEC) or at Weston High School in Arlington.

Information session dates are: 

The Saturday sessions meet at 1:00 p.m. at AMTEC room 100 on Sept. 24, Oct. 15, Nov. 19, and Dec. 3.
Tuesday sessions will be held at Weston High School in Arlington. Oct. 11, Nov. 15, and Dec. 6 will all be held at 4:00 p.m. Parking pass not required.

Ready to sign up? Register for fall machining classes in Everett and in Arlington

Need help getting started?

Education and career facilitation is available to help you with the college and employment process. Contact information is on the side bar of this page.

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.