This program is the basics of machining. Students learn the set up and operation of conventional machining equipment such as grinders, mills, lathes, drill presses, and saws. Instruction is also provided in safety, quality control and inspection procedures, shop theory, precision measuring instruments, mathematics, blueprint reading, and basic CNC operation. Instruction time is divided equally between classroom, computer lab, and shop, providing a unique blend of practical theory and hands-on experience. Upon graduation, students may find entry-level employment as an operator of a lathe, mill, grinder, drill press, etc. in the machining and tooling industry.
Additional Training Courses:
These courses are designed to enhance and expand the knowledge for those currently in the machining and tooling industry. Students must be proficient in the field, with experience and understand the concepts of machining. The intensity of these advanced courses will prove challenging and require full participation for those interested in becoming competitive in this growing industry.