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Machining Technology Level 1 Workforce Certificate

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

  1. Demonstrate communication skills.

  2. Demonstrate proper workplace safety practices.

  3. Demonstrate the use of basic machining procedures.

  4. Demonstrate the ability to use the precision measuring tools.

  5. Demonstrate the ability to use the proper tool necessary for the related task to be performed.

  6. Demonstrate pattern development for the machining trade.

Gainful Employment Disclosure

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 1309BASIC COMPUTER-AIDED DRAFTING

3 credit hours

MCHN 1438BASIC MACHINE SHOP I

4 credit hours

MCHN 2303FUNDAMENTALS OF COMPUTER NUMERICAL (CNC) CONTROLLED MACHINE CONTROLS

3 credit hours

TECM 1301INDUSTRIAL MATHEMATICS

3 credit hours

Total Credit Hours:13

Second Semester

MCHN 1320PRECISION TOOLS AND MEASUREMENT

3 credit hours

MCHN 2434OPERATION OF CNC MACHINING CENTERS

4 credit hours

MCHN 2435ADVANCED CNC MACHINING

4 credit hours

METL 1301INTRODUCTION TO METALLURGY

3 credit hours

Total Credit Hours:14

Third Semester

MCHN 1302PRINT READING FOR MACHINING TRADES

3 credit hours

MCHN 1343MACHINE 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.