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Manufacturing Tech Classes With Convenient Evening Hours, All-inclusive Tuition

Get prepared for an in-demand career in applied manufacturing technologies, including CNC operator training, in less than 10 months at the Portage Lakes Career Center (PLCC) in Uniontown, Ohio. Get CNC mill and lathe courses featuring all-inclusive tuition and convenient evening hours.

Jobs are available now for individuals who have successfully completed CNC machine classes. Today’s manufacturing jobs are clean, computerized, and pay an average of $20/hour to start.

Certified CNC Training Instructors & Modern, Hands-on Learning Environment

At PLCC, our instructors are certified teachers as well as experienced machine operators who are ready to share their knowledge of modern machinery, products, and designs. During your hands-on labs and activities, you’ll become proficient in: 

  • Mathematics for technicians 
  • Blueprint reading 
  • Workplace safety 
  • Basic machining & tooling terminology 
  • Mills & lathes 
  • AutoCAD, CAD/CAM 
  • CNC operator fundamentals, machining, & programming

Enroll Now in PLCC’s Manufacturing Technologies Program

At PLCC, there are no hidden fees in your tuition. In addition, we are currently offering a number of scholarships and assistance to help you get started on a great career.

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Admissions Policy Statement

Students looking to enroll in the above-listed program must submit an official high school or GED transcript to be reviewed. Team members will grant student placement only after evaluating the transcript and determining that it meets all criteria for admission.



Class size is limited to 15 students.






Monday – Thursday

5 pm -9 pm




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of all future jobs will be skilled trades that require advanced training

Schedule a Tour

We take pride in our facility and welcome the opportunity to show it off!  You would never buy a car without looking at it first.  Choosing the place to give you a head start on a successful path in life should be no different.  We invite you to schedule a tour of our beautiful campus.  We’re pretty sure you’ll be impressed!

If you are a high school student, please note that you will have several opportunities to visit PLCC during your sophomore year.

Once we receive your request, a PLCC staff member will follow up directly. Thank you for your interest, we look forward to seeing you soon.

Portage Lakes Career Center is accessible to visitors with physical disabilities. Visitors should contact the Main Office at 330-896-8200 prior to arrival for parking instructions and other information.