Metal Masters Quest gives high school juniors and seniors the opportunity to complete machining classes at Northcentral Technical College (NTC) to build the foundational knowledge needed to work at area businesses. You will have the option to work at a local business through Youth Apprenticeship.

Metal Masters Quest Details


Monday and Tuesday: Instruction at NTC's Wausau campus (8:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.)

$150 Scholarship to NTC*
*Available to students who successfully complete Metal Master Quest and enroll in a qualifying program:
• One of three Machine Tool Technical Diplomas
• Machinist Registered Apprenticeship
• Tool & Die Maker Registered Apprenticeship

Benefits to Students

  • Learn in NTC's state-of-the-art labs
  • Gain experience with local employers
  • Learn about the manufacturing industry
  • Get paid to learn and work in machining
  • Earn credits towards your college career at NTC


  • CNC Operations – 1 credit
  • CNC Programming & Planning  – 1 Credit

FREE due to the generosity of the Central Wisconsin Manufacturing Alliance (CWIMA).

This program has been canceled.