PRECISION MACHINING

 

SPECIAL CLASS FEATURES
 

  • Latest High-Tech Machinery
  • May Earn a Machine Tool Certificate from NIMS
  • Participate in SkillsUSA - a National Student Organization
  • Opportunity to Earn College Credit
  • Work Experience
  • Field Trips

EMPLOYMENT SKILLS FOR THE FUTURE
 

  • Visual Thinker
  • Leadership
  • Teamwork/Collaboration
  • Problem Solving
  • Critical Thinker
  • Employability Skills
  • Time Management

Contact Instructor
        Jamie Stoike

 

PROGRAM PROFILE

Machinists use machine tools such as lathes, drill presses and milling machines to produce precision-machined parts. Students learn how to set up and operate various metal working machines and construct projects from engineering drawings. Students will have the opportunity to explore the different fields of machining such as: automotive, aero space, agriculture, medical appliance and performance engine machining. Students are also trained in Computer Aided Design (CAD) and Computer Aided Machining (CAM). Precision Machining is a National Institute of Metalworking Skills (NIMS) certified program.  

COURSE CONTENT
 

  • Engine Lathes
  • Flat Surface Grinding
  • Drill Press
  • Vertical Mills
  • O.D./I.D. Surface Grinding
  • CNC Lathes/CNC Mill
  • Blueprint Reading
  • Machining Theory
  • Vertical/Horizontal Abrasive Saws
  • Inspection/TQM
  • Machine Maintenance
  • CAD/CAM
  • Precision Measurements
  • Shop Safety

RESOURCES

Tooling University  

National Institute for Metal Working Skills, Inc.  

Mastercam  

CNC Code  

Haas Automotion, Inc.  

National SkillsUSA

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