To work as a sawing machine operator, you typically need to:
- have a high school diploma or equivalent; and
- complete moderate-term, on-the-job training.
Education after high school
No formal education beyond high school is required for this occupation.
Most sawing machine operators learn their skills on the job from an experienced worker. During training, you learn to:
- read blueprints;
- set up machines; and
- plan for production.
Training typically lasts up to one year.