Machine Tool Technology Training

Machine Tool Technology Training - 500 hours

This 500-hour program is designed for adults who are interested in entering the machine tool trade. This course introduces basic skills and mathematics related to machine shop theory. The class is a mixture of lecture and practical shop experience where students gain the necessary skills to enter the industry. This program was developed to address the current and anticipated need for machinists in specialty machine shops across the region as well as in companies engaged in advanced manufacturing. Local employers designed the program in collaboration with the Saratoga-Warren-Washington Workforce Development Board and WSWHE BOCES. 

Process & Timing

  • ASAP - Contact your Career Centers to schedule a screening appointment
  • October - Interviews
  • October/November - Notification of interview decisions
  • November - Class begins

Click on the Informational Session Presentation below for full details and how to apply: 

PPT cover of Machine Tool Info Session 

Questions? See the presentation above, call us at (518) 581-3555 or email

location information

Program Schedule

  • November 2020 - June 2021
  • Monday/Tuesday/Thursday 5p-9p
  • Every other Saturday 8a-4:30p


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