Machining Operations Level II, Certificate

This certificate is designed to prepare the student for above entry-level positions in the occupational specialty of conventional and Computer Numerical Control lathe and milling machine operations.

Program Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this curriculum, students should be able to:

  • Determine coolant selection, speed, and feed settings in regard to tool material and insert geometry requirements in order to obtain specific surface finish requirements on milled parts.
  • Create internal features to include chamfers, bores, recesses, counterbores, countersinks, grooves and pockets using a milling machine.
  • Set-up and use various style cutters to create form (profile) geometry.
  • Perform geometric/algebraic/trigonometric calculations to machine for set-up and inspection of parts, to include chamfers, tapers, threads, etc.
  • Develop a process plan, to include job/operations tooling, and inspection procedure a review of reference materials in order to perform machining a basic lathe piece-part.
  • Distinguish between the common surface treatments and finishing processes.
  • Relate the classifications of production systems and the impact automation has for each.
  • Elaborate on the principles of Lean Production and the "Factory within a Department" concepts, suggesting their possible impact on the social fabric of the workplace.
  • Summarize the concepts and criteria for reducing costs and increasing productivity on the shop floor.
  • Utilize welding, melting, casting, and molding equipment.
  • Demonstrate appropriate terminology, mechanics, usage, and style while communicating technical information.
  • Develop computer integrated graphical documents to prepare technical correspondence and presentations.

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Required CoursesCredits
MTT 122 - Lathe Operations II 3
MTT 214 - Milling Operations II 3
MTT 210 - CNC Machine Tool Operations 3
MTT 213 - Manufacturing Processes 3
TCC 111 - Technical Communication 3

MTT 199 Optional Co-op / Internship  3 Credits

Students seeking to pursue this certificate program must meet the following prerequisites:  MTT 108, MAT 110, MTT 110, MTT 111, MTT 112, MTT 124

Total Credits: 15

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