Program Description

This curriculum prepares students to seek employment as an entry-level machinist. Emphasis is on entry level skills: technical drawing, drill press, lathes, vertical milling machine operation, part set up, basic inspection and process plan development. Technical mathematics applications for industry.

An Occupational Skills Certificate is awarded upon completion of all required courses with a grade of C or better.

Program Outcomes

  1. Develop safety protocols for duty areas and machinery equipment.
  2. Analyze inspection results to update procedures utilizing machinery equipment.
  3. Develop process plans to achieve high level of accuracy from machinery equipment.

This program is designed to be completed in months.

This program will cost if completed within normal time. There may be additional costs for living expenses. These costs were accurate at the time of posting, but may have changed.

Of the students who completed this program within normal time, the typical graduate leaves with of debt.

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This program has not passed standards established by the U.S. Department of Education. The Department based these standards on the amounts students borrow for enrollment in this program and their reported earnings. If in the future the program does not pass the standards, students who are then enrolled may not be able to use federal student grants or loans to pay for the program, and may have to find other ways, such as private loans, to pay for the program.

Requirements for the Occupational Skills Certificate

Required Units: 13

Required Courses

  • MIT 101 - Introduction to Robotics (4)
  • MACH 101 - Beginning Metalworking Skills (3)
  • MACH 102 - Intermediate Metalworking Skills (3)
  • TECH 107A - Technical Calculations (3)

Catalog Year
This information reflects the information from the 2020-2021 catalog. If you have questions about a previous version, please review our Catalog Archives and/or speak with a Counselor.

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