Provides students with the knowledge and necessary skills for employment in the manufacturing/metalworking industry. Students may enter the industry as a machinist helper responsible for helping set up and operate conventional machine tools.
Students will develop proficiency in blueprint reading; shop math; precision measuring; conventional lathes and mills; surface, tool, and cutter grinding; and general shop machines.
MCH 240, Training & Practice
Note: MCH 240, Training & Practice, is designed for specific skills enhancement with the purpose of re-entering the manufacturing workforce. Mutually agreed-upon goals will be set and paid for at an hourly rate.
|Course Number||Class Title||Credits|
|MCH 101||Orientation/Machine Shop Safety||2|
|MCH 105||Shop Math/Blueprint I||6|
|MCH 111||Shop Machines & Tools||6|
|MCH 117||Lathes I||6|
|MCH 121||Mills I||6|
|COLL 102||College Success for All||3|
Provides an overview of the program, orientation to shop procedures, and the responsibilities associated with personal safety and the safety of others.
Provides a review of basic arithmetic: addition, subtraction, fractions and decimal fractions. Includes a study of drawings and prints and an overview of basic measuring tools.
Use and care of hand and machine tools used in measurement, layout and inspection. Beginning machine tool operation of pedestal grinders, drill presses and power saws.
Progressively difficult operations on lathes with emphasis on setups, speeds and feeds, turning, facing, grooving, threading and tapers. Actual turning jobs from industry may be used.
Progressively difficult operations on milling machines, with emphasis on setups, speeds and feeds, end milling, side milling, shell milling, drilling, and tapping. Actual machining jobs from industry may be used.
College Success for All prepares students for success at Clover Park Technical College and beyond. This class is offered Pass/Fail utilizes CANVAS CPTC’s online learning management system to get students familiar with this learning environment. Designed to provide students with the basic skills to be successful in college, by developing connections with campus resources, faculty, staff and peers. The course includes 20 hours of classroom instruction and 20 hours of online and computer work. It includes, but is not limited to: study skills, learning styles, communication skills, time management, campus resources, test taking strategies, diversity and campus policies and procedures. This class also includes mandatory safety and FERPA training along with a component on using SALT for financial planning. Beginning in Fall 2016, this course is mandatory for all new students.