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Machining Technology

Entry Level Employment Preparation Course  

CNC Machine Tool Operations   (36 Hrs) $695.
MAC103  Tu, 11/12 - 2/11/2020, 6-9 pm 
(No class 12/24 & 12/31)

Computerized Numerical Control (CNC) Machine Operators are in demand!   This course, paired with its follow up course, CNC Programming, will prepare you for employment in a machine shop/manufacturing facility.  Lathe and mill operations will be stressed.  Theory and concepts will be applicable to various CNC machine tools.    General knowledge of machine shop practices and shop math a must .  Knowledge of some trigonometry helpful, but not necessary.  Student purchased textbook required, “Precision Machining Technology” by Peter Hoffman, et. al (2nd edition), $100.

Lathe Operations 1   (36 hours) $720.
MAC112  Th, 10/17-1/16/20 , 6-9 pm  (no class 11/28 & 12/26)

This course provides instruction in the terminology, design, setup, operation, and daily care of conventional metal working engine and related lathes.  Theory and practical skill exercises will focus on cutting tool preparations for completing external surface machining such as:  strain turning, threading, chucking, and tailstock operations.  Accident prevention practices and procedures will be stressed throughout the course.  Student purchased textbook required, “Precision Machining Technology” by Peter Hoffman, et. al (2nd edition).  Students will be prepared to sit for NIMS credential.

Milling Operations 1 (36 Hrs) $720.
MAC121 M,  10/14-1/20/20 , 6-9 pm (no class  12/1, 12/23, & 12/29)

This course provides introductory instruction in the terminology, design, application, set-up, operation and daily care of conventional milling machines. Accident prevention practices will be stressed.  Topics included are:  lubrication and cleaning of machines; utilizing detail drawings, calculations, layout tools, precision-measuring instruments, and appropriate techniques to prepare parts, and verifying part dimensions during inspection procedures.  Prerequisite:  Knowledge of shop math and blueprint reading necessary.  Student purchased textbook required, "Precision Machining Technology" by Peter Hoffman, et. al (2nd edition).  Students will be prepared to sit for NIMS credential. 


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