NMCC - Precision Metals Manufacturing
Learn more about the Machine Tool Technology & Precision Metals Manufacturing program.

Northern Maine Community College currently offers transition agreements in the following major and related courses:


SAE 121  Industrial Safety

Credit for SAE 121 is available through either dual or articulated credit.  Industrial Safety is a required course for students enrolled in the following NMCC programs of study: 

Automotive Collision Repair
Automotive Technology
Diesel Hydraulics Technology
Electrical Construction and Maintenance

Plumbing and Heating

Precision Metals Manufacturing

Residential Construction

Students must be enrolled in a secondary trade and technical program of studies, meet all competencies, and complete a recognized 30-hour OSHA training course. For more information about completing the process, contact the director or a career and technical instructor at the secondary school or the On Course for College coordinator at NMCC.

SAE 121 course description

Please note: opportunity to receive advanced standing in a given program is dependent upon the student:
1. Enrolling in a participating secondary program, and
2. Completing the required elements of the agreement.

For more information about agreements, contact:
Wendy Bradstreet
207.768.2771 or 207.768.2770

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PMM Accreditation

The Precision Metals Program maintains accreditation for Machining Levels I & II from the National Institute for Metalworking Skills, Inc. (NIMS.)  For more information about this accreditation, please contact program instructor Dean Duplessis at deduplessis(at)nmcc(dot)edu.

Transfer Opportunity

An agreement with the University of Southern Maine allows graduates from this program to enter USM with junior status, providing a pathway for graduation with a baccalaureate degree in two additional years.
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