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Machining Technology Certificate

Level 1 Workforce Certificate

Upon completion of the Level 1 Workforce Certificate, students will be able to:

  • Demonstrate communication skills.
  • Demonstrate proper workplace safety practices.
  • Demonstrate the use of basic machining procedures.
  • Demonstrate the ability to use the precision measuring tools.
  • Demonstrate the ability to use the proper tool necessary for the related task to be performed.
  • Demonstrate pattern development for the machining trade.
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This certificate can be completed through a mix of face-to-face and online classes. The program is designed to take one year, or 42 weeks, to complete and is comprised of the following suggested pathway or course of study.

Certificate Requirements

First Semester
DFTG 1309 BASIC COMPUTER-AIDED DRAFTING 3 credit hours
MCHN 1438 BASIC MACHINE SHOP I 4 credit hours
MCHN 2303 FUNDAMENTALS OF COMPUTER NUMERICAL CONTROLLED (CNC) MACHINE CONTROLS 3 credit hours
TECM 1301 INDUSTRIAL MATHEMATICS 3 credit hours
Total Credit Hours: 13
Second Semester
MCHN 1320 PRECISION TOOLS AND MEASUREMENT 3 credit hours
MCHN 2434 OPERATION OF CNC MACHINING CENTERS 4 credit hours
MCHN 2435 ADVANCED CNC MACHINING 4 credit hours
METL 1301 INTRODUCTION TO METALLURGY 3 credit hours
Total Credit Hours: 14
Third Semester
MCHN 1302 PRINT READING FOR MACHINING TRADES 3 credit hours
MCHN 1343 MACHINE SHOP MATHEMATICS 3 credit hours
Total Credit Hours: 6

Total Credit Hours: 30

Capstone Requirement: Students completing the certificate must pass a comprehensive program exam with a score of 70% or higher to satisfy the capstone requirement. Exam must be scheduled with the Department Chair.