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.

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

First semester courses and credits required to earn the Machining Technology Level 1 Workforce Certificate
RUBRIC NUMBER COURSE TITLE SEMESTER
CREDIT HOURS
MCHN 1338 BASIC MACHINE SHOP I 3
MCHN 2303 FUNDAMENTALS OF COMPUTER NUMERICAL CONTROLLED (CNC) MACHINE CONTROLS 3
MCHN 1343 MACHINE SHOP MATHEMATICS 3
MCHN 1302 PRINT READING FOR MACHINING TRADES 3
MCHN 1341 BASIC MACHINE SHOP II 3
Total credit hours for the first semester
TOTAL HOURS 15

Second Semester

Second semester courses and credits required to earn the Machining Technology Level 1 Workforce Certificate
RUBRIC NUMBER COURSE TITLE SEMESTER
CREDIT HOURS
DFTG 1309 BASIC COMPUTER-AIDED DRAFTING 3
MCHN 2431 OPERATION OF CNC TURNING CENTERS 4
MCHN 2434 OPERATION OF CNC MACHINING CENTERS 4
METL 1301 INTRODUCTION TO METALLURGY 3
Total credit hours for the first semester
TOTAL HOURS 14

Third Semester

First semester courses and credits required to earn the Machining Technology Level 1 Workforce Certificate
RUBRIC NUMBER COURSE TITLE SEMESTER
CREDIT HOURS
MCHN 2435 ADVANCED CNC MACHINING 4
MCHN 1326 INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTER-AIDED MANUFACTURING 3
Total credit hours for the first semester
TOTAL HOURS 7

Total Credit Hours: 36

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 Division Chair.