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Machining NC II in the Philippines

Machining NC II is a short TESDA course in the Philippines that will train you in setting up and operating a variety of machine tools to perform precision machining operations.

Some examples of skills that you will acquire from enrolling in this course include:

  • Interpreting working drawings and sketches
  • Selecting and cutting workshop materials
  • Performing shop computations (Basic)
  • Measuring workpiece (Basic)
  • Performing shop computations (Intermediate)
  • Measuring workpiece using angular measuring instruments
  • Performing preventive and corrective maintenance
  • Performing bench work (Basic)
  • Performing bench work (Complex)
  • Turning workpiece (Basic)
  • Turning workpiece (Intermediate)
  • Milling workpiece (Basic)
  • Milling workpiece (Intermediate)
  • Grinding workpiece (Basic)
  • Grinding workpiece (Complex)

Course Duration

Machining NC II takes a minimum of 307 hours to complete.

Admission Requirements

Common requirements for TESDA courses include:

  • Copy of Birth Certificate authenticated by NSO
  • Copy of High school or College Diploma
  • Certified True Copy of Transcript of Records
  • 1×1 Pictures
  • Certificate of Good Moral Character

Requirements, however, may vary depending on the institution you are going to enroll at, so we strongly suggest you get in touch with the school or training center’s official representatives for more accurate and detailed information.


Some TESDA-accredited institutions may require you to complete Machining NC I before being allowed to take Machining NC II


Qualified graduates of  Machining NC II can find employment as any of the following:

  • Machinist
  • Lathe operator
  • Milling machine operator
  • Precision grinding machine operator
  • Bench worker/fitter

Competency Assessment and Certification

Students enrolled in the Machining NC II course may be required to undergo a Competency Assessment before graduation. A National Certificate (NC II) will be issued to students who passed this assessment. You can find more information on assessments and certifications at the official website of TESDA.

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