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Due to unforeseen circumstances, all members of the Pima Community College (PCC) Governing Board will be attending the Board's March 8, 2023, Regular Meeting remotely. At the discretion of the Board Chair, PCC administrators and others making scheduled presentations to the Board may also be appearing remotely. Tonight's meeting will otherwise be conducted in a hybrid format as previously noticed, and members of the public may still attend in person at PCC's District Office, room C-105. During the "Public Comment-Call to the Audience" portion of tonight's meeting, public comments may still be made either remotely or in person. PCC staff will be on-site in room C-105 to assist members of the public attending in person who wish to address comments to the Board.
a student stands smiling in Pima's machine tooling class

Machining Inspection & Quality Assurance


Learn fundamental skills in machine shop operations, including machining inspection and quality assurance. Through a combination of bookwork and hand-on practice, this certificate prepares students for a specialized career in machining inspection and quality assurance, which is the process of making sure that products meet specifications and quality guidelines.

Title IV Financial Aid Eligible:  Yes


Downtown Campus

Contact Information

Applied Technology Division
Dean: 520.206.7134
Lead Faculty: 520.206.7139
Program Advisor: 520.206.7240
Information Sessions

Program Information

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Completing this program can lead to employment in a variety of different careers.  Here are some examples of occupations related to this program with associated Pima County-based annual median wages.  Some careers may require additional education or training. Source: EMSI

Occupation Annual Median Wage
Machinists - Entry $42,540
Metal and Plastic Workers - Entry $38,600
Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators - Entry $35,078

Academic Options

Continue your studies by taking classes in the Computer Numerical Control (CNC) Operator certificate or the Machine Tool Technology AAS program

Gainful Employment Disclosure

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