All classes are necessary to train well-rounded apprentices that adapt to various machining career paths which include machinist, maintenance machinist, mold maker, die maker and tool maker. Coursework is a combination of classroom, theory, and hands-on to allow students to demonstrate learned skills. The KMA provides the required 576 class hours typically achieved through attending one night per week 2 semesters per year for 4 years. Education is intended to parallel on the job training to maximize learning. We can also create a custom education path for students interested in refreshing skills or learn additional skill sets, not requiring them to obtain a certificate.