COVID-19 update: This course will start online and continue on campus later. Read more

What will I learn?

This program prepares students for employment and advancement in the machine tool field. Machinists are skilled workers who set up and operate machinery to produce precision tools and instruments. They are able to read and interpret blueprints, use common hand tools, set up and operate metal cutting machines and use precision measuring instruments. Advanced placement in this program is possible for experienced machinists.

Which department am I in?

Engineering, Math and Physical Sciences Division

Study options

Full Time (2 years)

Tuition fees
USD $415 per credit hour for Summer; USD $425.50 per credit hour for Fall; USD $415 per credit hour for Spring
Start date

Expected January, August 2021

Venue

College of Lake County

Grayslake Campus,

19351 West Washington Street,

GRAYSLAKE,

Illinois,

60030, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students under age 18 or who are currently attending high school must submit the Secondary School. English language requirements: Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL), Computer-based test: Score of 197 or above, Paper based test: Score of 527 or above, or Internet-based score of 71 or above. International English Language Testing System (IELTS) Academic Format: score of 6.0 or above. ELS Language Centers and ELS Educational Services, Academic Report: completing Level 112.

For international students

Student must be at least 17 years old. They must have Official English-translated diploma or certificate to show proof of successful completion of high school; or secondary exam certificate results.

Other English language requirements:

  • a minimum TOEFL score of 527 on the Paper Based Test, 197 on the Computer Based Test, 71 on the Internet Based Test
  • International English Language Testing System (IELTS) Academic Format: score of 6.0 or above

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

ADD TO MY FAVOURITES