The Basic Conventional Machining Certificate introduces students to manual machining, both lathes and mills. The students will learn blueprint reading, machining calculations, and the measuring tools (metrology) used in the industry.
Upon successful completion of the Basic Conventional Machining certificate, the graduate should be able to:
Complete projects using milling machines, bench grinders, power saws, lathes, and drill presses
Produce rapid prototyping models
Complete computer-aided drafting projects
Students completing this certificate will acquire a minimum of 2 National Institute for Metalworking Skills (NIMS)