• Machinist Assistant Curriculum


  • Career Pathway Certificate of Completion

    Catalog Year 2018-2019

    The purpose of the Machinist Assistant curriculum is to provide student with basic skills for entry-level machining and CNC operator positions. This course of instruction includes training in basic blueprint reading and precision measuring, manual lathe, milling machine and drill press operations, as well as introductory CNC setup and operation of CNC lathes and mills.

    Program Outcomes:

    At the completion of this program, students should be able to:

    • Demonstrate and/or describe safe work habits and environmental issues associated with modern manufacturing settings.
    • Read, interpret and apply blueprints for the production and inspection of manufactured workpieces.
    • Demonstrate correct application and use of precision measuring equipment commonly found in a manufacturing setting.
    • Plan and produce work pieces on a manual drill press to using basic industry methods.
    • Plan and produce work pieces on a manual engine lathe using basic industry methods.
    • Plan and produce work pieces on a manual milling machine using basic industry methods.
    • Demonstrate correct application of basic introductory CNC milling machine G & M code.
    • Demonstrate correct application of setting tools and work coordinates in CNC machine tools.
    • Apply mathematics used in machine trades.
    First Quarter (Summer)
    Course Number Course Title Credits
    IMTL110 Machine Shop I Theory 3
    IMTL111 Machine Shop I Lab 3
    IMTL116 Introduction to Precision Measuring 2
    IMTL136 Introduction to CNC (Computer Numerical Control) Machining 3
    IMTL153 CNC (Computer Numerical Control) Machining 4
    16
    Second Quarter (Fall)
    Course Number Course Title Credits
    IMTL114 Blueprint Reading for the Metals Industry 3
    IMTL118 Machine Shop Math Applications 2
    5
    Third Quarter (Spring)
    Course Number Course Title Credits
    IMTL130 Machine Shop II Theory 3
    IMTL131 Machine Shop II Lab 3
    6
    Total Credits 27