Machine Shop Technology

Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) Codes1 &
Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) Codes2

Machine Shop Technology (AAS.MASH): 48.0503 - Machine Shop Technology/Assistant

These occupational titles are associated with this program of study:

51-2041 - Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters
51-4011 - Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic
51-4033 - Grinding, Lapping, Polishing, and Buffing Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic
51-4041 - Machinists
51-4081 - Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic
51-4191 - Heat Treating Equipment Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic
51-4192 - Lay-Out Workers, Metal and Plastic
51-4194 - Tool Grinders, Filers, and Sharpeners
51-4199 - Metal Workers and Plastic Workers, All Other

Machine Shop CNC Operator (CER.MASH.CNC):

Machine Shop Lathe Operator (CER.MASH.LATH):

Machine Shop Mill Operator (CER.MASH.MILL):

Some of the occupational titles listed above may require additional education and/or passing a certification or licensure exam.

1 CIP Code: The Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) framework was developed by the U.S. Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) and is used by higher education institutions to track and report information about their programs of study.
2 SOC Code: The 2010 Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) system is used by Federal statistical agencies to classify workers into occupational categories for the purpose of collecting and disseminating data.
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