The Machine & Tool Technology Program at Old Colony is a four-year course of study that includes hands-on shop expertise with an integrated academic course of study that includes blueprint reading and theory. The curriculum includes all aspects of basic machining through computerized numerical control. The program is affiliated with the Apprentice Program at Gillette Company in Boston and is accredited by the Massachusetts Department of Education as well as the New England Association of Schools and Colleges.


  • Machine Operator
  • Machinist
  • Tool and Die Maker
  • Mold Maker
  • Computerized Numerical Control (CNC)
  • Programming and Machining
  • Quality Control
  • Engineer


  • Shop Safety
  • Shop Maintenance
  • Hand Tools & Power Tools
  • Shop Math
  • Lathes
  • Milling Machines
  • Grinders
  • Drill Presses
  • Boring Machines
  • CNC


  • OSHA 10 Hour
  • Level 1 MACWIC
  • Level 2 MACWIC
  • NIMS

Machine & Tool Faculty


Machine & Tool
x174 rblackburn


Machine & Tool
x175 mferreira


Machine & Tool
x136 fmello

Apply Now

Leave your options open. Apply today and make your decision in March. 8th grade students from Acushnet, Carver, Lakeville, Mattapoisett, and Rochester are invited to begin the application process at

Address and Contact

476 North Avenue, Rochester, Massachusetts, 02770

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