Aug 18, 2022  
2021-22 Gaston College Catalog 
    
2021-22 Gaston College Catalog [THIS CATALOG IS OUT-OF-DATE. USE THE CURRENT CATALOG TO FIND CURRENT PROGRAMS.]

Computer-Integrated Machining - Machine Operator I Certificate (C50210E)


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This curriculum is designed to give an individual entry-level skills needed to gain employment as a machinist or (CNC) Computer Numerical Control Programmer.

It is recommended that students have the necessary math and reading skills before enrollment in this program.

Program Learning Outcomes

Graduates Will:

  1. Demonstrate hands-on concepts of CNC and Manual Lathe including, Turning OD shoulders, Drilling, and Boring, Parting off, OD and ID Threading as well as OD and ID Grooving.
  2. Demonstrate the ability to read blueprints as well as the ability to think critically in complex problem solving tasks.
  3. Demonstrate the ability and knowledge to use and properly care for shop inspecting equipment including Dial and Veneer Calipers, OD and ID Micrometers, Metal Scales, Depth Micrometers, Height Gages, Gage Blocks and how to use and care for a CMM (Coordinate Measuring Machine).
  4. Demonstrate the ability to use an Offline tool pre-setter.

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