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Certificate of Achievement — 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 Certificate of Achievement in Manufacturing Machining Program will have the knowledge and skills to:
• work safely in an industrial setting.
• produce precision products according to technical drawings within specifications for manual machining.
• produce precision products according to technical drawings within specifications for CNC machining.
• design and manufacture parts using machining software.
• work effectively in the work place through various forms of communication.

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


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