Mechanical Production Technology

  • Architecture, Manufacturing & Automotive

The Mechanical Production Technology program provides students with an understanding of the fundamentals of manufacturing through both hands-on experience and study of theory.

What Will I Learn?

Whether pursuing an AAS degree or certificate, our students study a range of manufacturing-related disciplines which will prepare them for employment in manufacturing. For students who don’t have time for an AAS degree but desire further education in a specific area, certificates specializing in blueprint reading or computer numerical control are available. 

Areas of study in this program include precision machining practices, maintenance machining, CNC/CAM/EDM, stamping dies, plastic injection mold making and CADD.

What Degree / Certificate Will I Receive? 



What is Unique About Our Mechanical Production Technology Program?

Graduates of JJC have the opportunity to pursue a Bachelor of Science degree in programs such as Industrial Management offered at both Northern Illinois University and Southern Illinois University.

What Are My Career Opportunities?

As a JJC trained machinist, you will have many employment opportunities. Whether you are new in the field or fine-tuning your skills, our MPT program will provide you with hands-on training using industry standard equipment and materials.