Precision Machining Program Goals

Students who successfully complete this program should be able to:

  • Demonstrate competency in their ability to operate machine shop equipment: lathes, mills, grinders, and drills.
  • Demonstrate competency in their ability to read and interpret blueprints per industry standards.
  • Successfully demonstrate their ability to process and plan a piece part through the lab until completion.
  • Demonstrate competency in CNC machine tool operation and programming.
  • Practice the skills needed to be successful in the metal working industry and to be safety conscious and accountable to himself/herself and the safety of others.
  • Communicate clearly and effectively while responding appropriately to a variety of processes common to the precision machining industry.
  • Be able to work with others and think as a team member to solve problems that could affect long-range outcomes of specific projects.