Ladies and Gentlemen… Start Your Engines!
Imagine building, fixing, trouble-shooting and revving up a high performance engine! As a graduate from LATI’s High Performance Engine Machining program, you will find job opportunities in many different settings including the automotive, diesel, and precision machining industries. There’s a growing demand for High Performance Engine Machinists, let us help you jump start your exciting new career!
Students entering our High Performance Engine Machining program will earn an Associate of Applied Science degree in HPEM after completing the entire 18-month curriculum. LATI graduates with an existing AAS degree in Diesel, Auto, or Precision Machining can enroll in the 9-month HPEM diploma program to gain additional engine machining skills.
What can HPEM students expect?
Forecast for the Future
There’s a growing demand for job opportunities in this field. The beginning wage projections in South Dakota are $14 - $18 per hour and national average wages are $17-$24 per hour. We are here to help you uncover a new world, so let us know if you have any questions about this exciting program at LATI.