Machining Dual Credit

Machining Dual Credit

Machining Dual Credit Program at Ranger College

Upon graduating from the dual credit Machining and Manufacturing program at Ranger College, students will be prepared for employment as an entry level Machine Operator or Apprentice. After graduation they may also continue to higher certification levels or complete the A.A.S. degree in Machining.

Skills acquired prepare students to work in various industries such as automotive, aviation, oil/gas, military defense, aerospace, and other types of advanced facilities. Job placement assistance is provided upon graduation.

This is a rigorous course of study and will require students to take courses in either an afternoon or morning block of time. Students generally begin the program in the fall semester of their junior year.

Machining Technology Certificate Level I (NIMS)

Students take courses in the RC Mobile Machining Lab. District partners provide parking space and electrical hookup. Mobile lab will be scheduled on-site (2-4) days per week Monday through Thursday and will adhere to the Ranger College academic calendar.

TSI Requirement

Textbook and Supplies
Precision Machining Technology and Workbook (Latest Edition) ISBN# 13:978-1-2854-4454-3 (approx. $140.)


Financial Aid
Pell grants are available based on student need in the 2019-2020 Academic Year. Students must complete the FAFSA to apply. Please contact Ranger College Financial Aid for assistance.

The following is for informational purposes only. Charges are set by the Ranger College Board of Regents and are subject to change without notice. The chart below may not include all charges at this time. Estimated tuition and fee costs are based on students attending 15 hours for the semester and attending the campus in Ranger, Texas. Please consult the Ranger College catalog for additional information.

Tuition and Fees   $1,600
Laboratory Fees   $600
TOTAL (approximate cost of the certificate)   $2,200


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