The machine technology certificate program provides students with the basic skills to work in an entry level position in the machining field. The class and lab experiences will help the student develop skill in the use of common hand tools, operation of metal cutting machines, and the use of precision measuring instruments.
This program is the third of four certificate programs for students studying manual machining. This course will provide students with further training and experience using mills, lathes, and grinders. Topics will include squaring, angular machining, rotary tables, indexing heads, grooving, slotting, radii, pocketing, taper turning, sine chucks, cylindrical grinding, and EDM.
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