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Learn the Skills Needed to Get a Job and Launch a Career as a Machinist

From manual milling and turning, to CNC skills - students will gain hands-on experience in our state-of-the-art machine shop and CNC simulator labs. Students will be trained with the necessary skills to enter the workforce.

Small class sizes ensure the best possible learning environment for metalworking students. The curriculum combines classroom instruction and hands-on skills development focusing mainly on CNC operation and setup.

Try a FREE Workshop before you Pay for a Course

FREE - Introduction to CNC, One-Day Workshop

Attendees will take home a chess piece as a souvenir.

In this class, you will learn:

  •   10 basic G and M Codes
  •   How to set a Z zero on the Lathe
  •   How to cut chess pieces on the Lathe

Alvin Campus

Time Day Room Instructor
05/13/17 10:00AM - 01:00PM
D117 K Wert
07/15/17 10:00AM - 01:00PM Saturday D117 K Wert
08/26/17 10:00AM - 01:00PM  Saturday D117 K Wert

Request more information at or call  281-756-3670 


NCCER Millwright 160-Hour Program  New Program!

Alvin Community College's new 160-hour Millwright program will prepare you for the necessary skills to enter the workforce. The program follows the National Center of Construction Education Research (NCCER) Level 1 guidelines.  The program consists of two courses.  The courses are the NCCER Core and NCCER Millwright Level 1.  Students must take the NCCER Core before enrolling in the NCCER Millwright Level 1 course.  The program will introduce you to the many different skills in the millwright trade.  This hands-on program will teach you how to use basic hand and power tools and review various fasteners.  You will learn about common blueprint symbols and be able to demonstrated different layout techniques.  You will discuss and demonstrate the safe use of manual lathes and mills in basic cutting concepts and techniques.  You will be able to demonstrate the use of various indicators for the purpose of aligning parts to the machine.   Upon successful to the two courses you will be prepared for NCCER Level 1 testing.  Total tuition and fees for the 160-hour program is $2,090.16 for in-district students and $2,140.16 for out-of-district students.

Upcoming Classes

Alvin Campus


 Course No Date(s) Time  Day
 CEPTRT 1013 ACC03 06/21/17 - 06/28/17 08:00AM - 05:00PM MTW
 CEPTRT 1013 ACC04 08/15/17 - 08/22/17  08:00AM - 05:00PM MTW

NCCER Millwright Level 1
Note:  Students must have successfully completed the NCCER core before enrolling in this class.

Course No. Date(s)  Time Day
 CEMCHN 1025 AC03 07/10/17 - 08/14/17 08:00AM - 05:00PM MTW
 CEMCHN 1025 AC04 08/23/17 - 10/02/17 08:00AM - 05:00PM MTW

Request more information about the new 160 - hour program at or call 281-756-3670

REGISTER in Building H, Room 103

Machining Special Interest Classes

Machine Shop Immersion Class  Night Classes!
This course is designed to simulate a real shop environment and experience in a fully functioning machine shop with the opportunity to be exposed to all aspects of a manufacturing facility to include: CAD design and code development using computer software; set-up and operation of Haas CNC mills and lathes as well as manual lathes and mills, also fixture design and development, cost estimating, inspection, and quality control. The student will be able to use various inspection equipment, calibrate cutting tools and set zero positions, read multiple styles of indicators and indicate a part in a 4-jaw chuck. 
COURSE REQUIREMENTS: Minimum age of 18 years.

Upcoming Class

Alvin Campus

Course No.
Date(s) Time Day(s)
CEMCHN 1091 AC33
01/10/17 - 02/16/17
06:00PM - 10:00PM
MW D117 K Wert
CEMCHN 1091 AC31 07/24/17 - 08/30/17 06:00PM - 10:00PM
MW D117
K Wert
 Tuition:  IN $675.00
OD $695.00
Other Fees

Fundamentals of Laser Operations
  Night Class!
Students will gain hands-on experience with basic set-up and operation with an emphasis on safety, material removal, cutting processes and design creation using CorelDRAW X7. End-of-course outcome: Learn to safely set-up and operate an Epilog Helix C02 Laser System on multiple mediums including wood, stone, coated metal, acrylic, and others. Prerequisite: Experience with CorelDRAW or similar graphic software.

Upcoming Classes

Alvin Campus              

Course No.
Day Room
CELOTT 1091 AC03 06/06/17 - 07/27/17 06:00PM - 09:30PM
TTH D216
Tuition: IN $647.00
OD $667.00
Other Fees


Request more information about these courses at or call 281-756-3670  

REGISTER in Building H, Room 103