Precision Machining

Precision Machining Career Pathway

Careers in precision machining offer unique job opportunities for students who are mechanically inclined and enjoy working with their hands. This is a growing field for both men and women.

Courses of Study:

Machining Operations I

This course will provide opportunities for students to acquire introductory skills on the lathe and milling machine, equipment used in the trade, attributes of successful machinists, industry credentials, and career opportunities. Course topics include safety, measuring instruments, blueprint reading, and maintenance. Practical experience will be gained in the proper use and maintenance of hand tools, the pedestal grinder, the drill press and band saws, job planning and management, quality control, and machinery maintenance. Performance standards for this course are based on National Institute for Metalworking Skills (NIMS) national standards for the topics of lathe and milling machine.

Machining Operations II

Students will acquire introductory skills on the lathe and milling machine. Course topics include safety, blueprint reading, job planning and management, quality-control, and machinery maintenance.

Machining Operations III

Students will continue skills development on the lathe and milling machine. Course topics include safety, blueprint reading, job planning and management, quality control, and machinery maintenance. They may also apply for the following national credentials: NIMS Turning Between Centers Level I, NIMS Turning-Chucking Level I, and NIMS Milling Level I.

Machining Operations IV

This course will provide opportunities for students to pursue more advanced skills on the lathe and milling machine. Course topics include safety, blueprint reading, job planning and management, quality control, and career planning.

Machining Operations V

The goal of this course is to provide students with an understanding of CNC (Computer Numerical Control) Lathe. Course topics include safety, lathe operations, milling operations, and machine maintenance.

Machining Operations VI

The goal of this course is to provide students with an understanding of CNC (Computer Numerical Control) Milling. Course topics include safety, lathe operations, milling operations, and machine maintenance.

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