Learn the layout processes and setup and operating procedures necessary to operate equipment CNC lathes, milling, and turning machines.  Students will gain take products from conception to manufacturing, using innovative CAD/CAM software.


In-District MA Resident: $11,520

In-State MA Resident: $13,594

Out-of-State Residents:  $13,824

Materials Fee: $1,000

Payment Plans Available


900-Hour Evening Program

August 31, 2020-July 2, 2021

Monday through Thursday evenings

4:30 PM - 10:00 PM

days and times subject to adjustment


MTI Advanced Manufacturing Certification

OSHA 10-Hour General Safety

HotWork Certification

First Aid/CPR/AED


MTI’s Advanced Manufacturing program is the newest program at Minuteman with advanced computerized machinery, equipment and technology.  Students enrolled in the Advanced Manufacturing program will be trained on cutting edge technology and advanced computerized machinery to improve product manufacturing.  Students in this program will learn the layout process, the setup and procedures necessary to operate equipment such as CNC lathes, CNC milling and turning machines.  Students will also gain experience taking a product from conception to manufacturing using innovative CAD/CAM software.  Students will receive training and certifications in OSHA 10 (Occupational Safety and Health Administration), HotWork and  CPR, AED, and First Aid.


Students are also required to participate in on-line course work throughout the program.


Program Schedule

August 31, 2020-Friday, July 2, 2021

Monday through Thursday evenings

4:30 PM - 10:00 PM

This program is taught four (4) nights per week, five and one-half (5.5) hours per night, or twenty-two (22) hours per week. Students are also required to participate in online course work throughout the program.


  • Advanced Manufacturing Safety

  • Math for Advanced Manufacturing

  • Materials and Material Prep

  • Process planning

  • Machine tool overview

  • Tooling overview

  • Milling process

  • Turning process

  • CNC control introduction

  • CAD introduction: 3D model

  • Hand skills

  • Metrology

  • Inspection

  • G-code introduction

  • OSHA 10-hour

  • American Red cross first aid/CPR

  • Blueprints and engineering drawings

  • CAM introduction

  • Additive manufacturing

  • Finishing techniques

  • Machine maintenance

  • CNC control

  • Fasteners

  • Design for manufacture

  • Fits and finishes

  • Advanced CAD/CAM

  • Assorted CAD/CAM

  • Surface grinding

  • Employability and Entrepreneurship

  • Online course

  • Introduction to multi-axis machining

  • Advanced blueprint interpretation

  • Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing

  • Lean manufacturing

  • Probing and onboard inspection

  • Advanced G-code programming


The increased adoption of sophisticated manufacturing machinery will require more mechanics and millwrights to keep machines in good working order. Increased automation, including the use of many computer-controlled machines in factories and manufacturing plants, should raise the demand for machinery maintenance workers in order to keep the machines functioning properly.


CNC Machinist |  CNC Operator

CNC Programer  | CNC Set-up technician

Quality Control & Inspection (Clean Manufacturing)

Machine Repair Technician

Milling and Lathe Set-up Technicians 

Electrical and Electronic Equipment Assemblers

Research & Development  | Entrepreneur  | Inventor




Entry Level Salary

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2017 Mean Salary


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*Salary information provided by Bureau of Labor Statistics



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Lexington, MA 02421

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