• Machinist Assistant Career Pathway Certificate of Completion Curriculum


  • Restricted Entry, Career Pathway Certificate of Completion

    Catalog Year 2016-2017

    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. Students are prepared for entry-level machining and CNC operator positions. 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 Credits
    IMTL110 Machine Shop I Theory 3
    IMTL111 Machine Shop I Lab 3
    IMTL114 Blueprint Reading for the Metals Industry 3
    IMTL116 Introduction to Precision Measuring 2
    IMTL118 Machine Shop Math Applications 2
    14
    Second Quarter (Winter)
    Course Number Course Title Credits
    IMTL130 Machine Shop II Theory 2
    IMTL131 Machine Shop II Lab 3
    IMTL134 Metallurgy Theory 3
    IMTL135 Metallurgy Lab 1
    IMTL136 Introduction to CNC (Computer Numerical Control) Machining 3
    IMTL155 Industrial Safety 3
    15
    Total Credits 29

    The Machinist Assistant program is not financial aid eligible. However, the related degree program, Integrated Metals AAS is aid eligible.