Machining Course Schedule
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Machining Course Descriptions
Students learn machining operations of the metal working industry. They focus on the concepts and capabilities of computer numerical control machine tools and study the programming, setup, and operation of a CNC milling and turning center
Six classes provide students with the skills to sit for the National Institute for Metalworking Skills (NIMS) exam.
- Blue Print Reading
- Machining Technology I
- Intro to CNC
- CNC Milling Center Operations
- CNC Turning Center Operations
- Machining Technology II
All six classes must be successfully passed to be awarded 20 articulated curriculum credits.
Each course has an aligned credentialing exam.
National Institute for Metalworking Skills (NIMS)
Skills in the metalworking industry are validated through the National Institute for Metalworking Skills (NIMS) machining and metalforming certifications. The certifications are earned through hands-on performance, as well as theory testing. Fifty-two NIMS credentials allow employers to hone their credentialing requirements and choose only those certifications that are applicable to their company.