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Machine Tool Technology Certificate

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Program Start Date: Fall
Minimum Program Length: 42 academic weeks; 3 terms evening; 35 credits
Curriculum Code: 70960

Program Description

Machine tool technology students learn to set up and operate all standard machine tools. They acquire knowledge and skills in mathematics, blueprint reading, and precision measuring equipment.

Practical Experience

Students gain experience in reading blueprints and in setting up and operating standard machine tools and CNC machines to produce precision metal parts.

Professional Opportunities

Maintenance machinist, machinist, machine operator and quality control inspector.

Unique Aspects

Courses from this program will apply towards an Associate in Applied Science Degree in Machine Tool Technology. The Machine Tool Technology Program adheres to the credentialing requirements of the National Institute for Metalworking Skills, 10565 Fairfax Boulevard, Suite 203, Fairfax, VA 22030, Phone (703) 352-4971.

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Total Credits: 35

Semester Display

Total Credits: 35

Program Learning Outcomes

Students will be able to:

  1. Manufacture machined projects using logic, information retrieval and related technology.
  2. Apply industry related mathematics needed to perform job related tasks.
  3. Machine parts to industry standards of tolerance and finish using manual machine tools.

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