Integrated Metals: VESL / Accelerated CNC Operator
Career Pathway Certificate of Completion
(Restricted Entry - by referral)
Catalog Year 2014-2015*
*Information regarding the requirements for this Limited Entry program is available by accessing the Admissions to Limited & Restricted Entry Programs page
For information on the machine tool technology/CNC program, contact:
Zach Canjar: 503-491-7237 Room IT42
Keith Knight: 503-491-7207 Room IT49
Mark Thomas: 503-491-7569 Room IT43
For information on entry into the VESL CNC Certificate Program, contact:
Angelique Kauffman: 503-660-1444
For program costs, completions and job placement information, please click here.
The curriculum described below is designed to serve non-native English speakers and is offered in a restricted-entry, closed cohort format. For additional information, contact program advisers. This group of courses is taught to a closed cohort of students in an accelerated format that will enable them to prepare for entrylevel CNC operator positions. This course of instruction includes training in industrial safety, basic blueprint reading, manual lathe, milling machine and drill press operations, as well as introductory CNC setup and operation of CNC lathes and mills. This course of study will include Vocational English as a Second Language (VESL) classes. The accelerated format enables the student to obtain these basic skills in six months (two terms).
Students are required to take IMTL020 in preparation for this program. However, it may be taken concurrently with the First Quarter classes.
|First Quarter (Fall)
||Machine Shop I Theory
||Machine Shop I Lab
||Blueprint Reading for Machine Tool Applications
||Introduction to Precision Measuring
|Second Quarter (Winter)
||Machine Shop II Theory
||Machine Shop II Lab
||Intro to CNC (Computer Numerical Control) Machining
This program is not financial aid eligible. However, the related degree program, Integrated Metals AAS is aid eligible.