Machinists set up and operate a variety of computer-controlled or manually-controlled machine tools to produce precision parts, instruments, and tools. Positions may include: machine operators, machinist or CNC machinist CAD modeler, and CNC programmer.
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This program prepares individuals with the technical knowledge and skills to use machine tools that are either conventionally controlled or computer numerically controlled, such as lathes, and milling machines to produce precision parts. The curriculum is designed to provide broad multi-disciplinary instruction in blueprint reading; machining; lathe and mill operations; liberal arts, applied mathematics; computers; Computer Aided Design/Machining (CAD/CAM) systems; Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) setup, programming, operations, and troubleshooting; shop and safety practices; equipment capabilities; and regulations and laws.
Students are required to wear Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) approved work boots or shoes with toe protection and OSHA approved safety glasses while working in the lab.
PROGRAM LEARNING OUTCOMES
Students who successfully complete the Associate in Applied Science Degree in Precision Machining Technology will be able to:
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“YCCC gratefully acknowledges ongoing Precision Machining Technology scholarship support from the Gene Haas Foundation"