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Integrated Metals: VESL/Accelerated CNC Operator
Restricted Entry, Career Pathway Certificate of Completion

Catalog Year 2015-2016

MHCC Faculty Advisers:
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-Rodriguez: 503-660-1444

The curriculum described below is designed to serve non-native English speakers and is offered in a restricted-entry, closed-cohort format. This group of courses is taught to a closed cohort of students in an accelerated format that will enable them to prepare for entry-level 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)
Course Number
Course Title
IMTL110 Machine Shop I Theory
IMTL111 Machine Shop I Lab
IMTL114C Blueprint Reading for Machine Tool Applications
IMTL116B Introduction to Precision Measuring
Second Quarter (Winter)
Course Number
Course Title
IMTL130B Machine Shop II Theory
IMTL131B Machine Shop II Lab
IMTL136 Introduction to CNC (Computer Numerical Control) Machining
IMTL153 CNC (Computer Numerical Control) Machining
IMTL155 Industrial Safety
Total Credits 25

The VESL/Accelerated CNC Operator program is not financial aid eligible. However, the related degree program, Integrated Metals AAS is aid eligible.

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