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Associate of Applied Science — Manufacturing Machining Technology

Student Learning Outcomes

The Manufacturing Machining Technology program is designed to provide students with skills they can put to work in an exciting multifaceted industry. Students in GBC’s Manufacturing Machining Technology program will learn manual operated machine tool practices and advanced Computer Numeric Control (CNC) machining operations. Topics within the program are: CNC turning and machining centers, set-up and operation of CNC mills and lathes, machine computer programming. At the completion of this program, students will be prepared to earn National Institute for Metalworking Skills (NIMS) credentials, and are prepared for entry-level jobs in the following industries: mining, agriculture, gaming, manufacturing, welding fabrication, robotics, and aerospace.

Graduates of the AAS in Manufacturing Machining Program will have the knowledge and skills to:

• analyze and solve problems related to heavy equipment operation.
• identify diesel engine design and maintain, repair, and troubleshoot them.
• demonstrate proper use of tools related to the repair and maintenance of heavy equipment.
• identify, repair, and maintain mobile equipment with hydraulic systems.
• perform safely in the work environment, meeting and obeying all workplace safety requirements.

Formal admission to this program is required. Refer to page 86 for an outline of admission standards.


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