Gear Up For a New Career

Whether you’re graduating High School or looking to make a career change, the Institute can put you on the fast track.

Tools and Skills for Success

Each student receives a machinist tool box complete with micrometers, dial calipers, 6 inch scale, edge finder and more.

Education with Value

The completed course from NTMA-U is worth twenty-one (21) credit hours at the University of Akron.

Proven Format - Experienced Professionals

Powered by NTMA-U, we offer the most comprehensive accelerated precision machining course in the country.

Student Spotlight


Precision Machining Institute is located in THe Heisler Tool Company at 38228 Western Parkway, Willoughby Ohio where classes and lab projects will be conducted.

The Institute has partnered with the NTMA to offer the most comprehensive 16 week precision machining course in the country.

Each student will be enrolled in NTMA-U for the on-line classroom courses combined with hands on machining for the goal of the student attaining an entry level/class “C” machinist position.

The complete course from NTMA-U is worth twenty one (21) credit hours at the University of Akron.

Precision Machining Institute is registered with the State Board of Career Colleges and Schools Registration # 12-07-1996T.

Precision Machining Institute is a member of the NTMA and The Ohio Association of Career Colleges and Schools.

Attention Employers!

The State of Ohio is offering a TechCred Reimbursement of up to $2000


Ohio companies can enroll their employees through Precision Machining Institute’s General/Conventional Machining Course.  Through the State of Ohio’s TechCred program, Ohio companies can get up a $2000 TechCred reimbursement for every employee enrolled in our machining course.


Go to to find out more about the program.

Once enrolled in our machining program, you can go to to apply.

Please note, there is a limited window to apply for this program.


Program Start Dates

Classes are conducted Monday thru Thursday 8:00 am — 12:00 Noon

2023 Class Schedule

January 3, 2023 thru April 27, 2023
May 1, 2023 thru August 24, 2023
September 5, 2023 thru December 28, 2023

**All dates and times subject to change without notice

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