Machine Tool Technology

PDE Approved Program of Study - CIP Code 48.0501

The Machine Tool Technology is an instructional program that prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills in all aspects of shaping metal parts.  Instruction involves making computations relating to work dimensions, tooling and feeds and speeds of machining.  Emphasis is placed upon bench work and the operation of lathes, power saws, shapers, milling machines grinders, drills and computer operated equipment (CNC and CIM).  Instruction also includes the use of precision measuring instruments such as layout tools, micrometers and gauges; methods of machining and heat treatment of various metals; blueprint reading; and the layout of machine parts.  Instruction prepares students to operate all types of hand and computer controlled machines.

Certifications Offered:

  • NIMS Level I Machining Skills

Career Pathways:

Heat Treating, Annealing, and Tempering Machine Operators and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

Heat treating Equipment Steers, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

Combination Machine Tool Setters and Set-Up Operators, Metal and Plastic

Tool and Die Makers

Grinding, Honing, Lapping and Deburring Machine Set-Up Operators

Lathe and Tuning Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

Drilling and Boring Machine Tool Setters, Operators and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

Numerical Control Machine Tool Operators and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic

Combination Machine Tool Operators and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

Sawing Machine Operators and Tender

Units of Instruction:

Shop and Machine Safety

Grinders and Saws

Radial Arm Drill Presses

Manual Engine Lathe

Manual Milling Machine

Shaper

CNC Lathe

Layout and Bench Work

Computer Aided Manufacturing (CAM)

CNC 4-Axis Vertical Machining Center

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in its activities, programs or employment practices as required by Title VI, Title IX and Section 504.

 

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