Machine Tool Setup and Operation Certificate (CTMTSO)

Certificate

In this program, students learn to setup and operate CNC machine tools, traditional mills, lathes, and saws. They learn how to use basic measurement tools and read blueprints. This certificate will highlight the fundamentals of materials and processes including mechanical and physical testing and heat treatment of ferrous and non-ferrous metals. Students completing this certificate will be able to perform many of the fundamental tasks within a fabrication shop, including simple part manufacturing, set-up and operation of CNC machine tools as well as inspection using simple measurement tools.

This is a high skill and high wage program as defined by the Michigan Community College Network.

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2017-18 | 2018-19 | 2019-20

2019-2020 Academic Requirements

In this program, students learn to setup and operate CNC machine tools, traditional mills, lathes, and saws. They learn how to use basic measurement tools and read blueprints. This certificate will highlight the fundamentals of materials and processes including mechanical and physical testing and heat treatment of ferrous and non-ferrous metals. Students completing this certificate will be able to perform many of the fundamental tasks within a fabrication shop, including simple part manufacturing, set-up and operation of CNC machine tools as well as inspection using simple measurement tools.

Division
Adv Tech/Public Serv Careers
Department
Industrial Technology Dept
Advisors
Thomas Penird
Julie N. (Niki) Lee
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Major/Area Requirements
Class   Title Minimum Credits
MEC 100   Materials and Processes 3
MEC 101   3D Modeling and Blueprint Reading 2
MEC 201   Mechanisms 2
MTT 102   Machining for the Technologies 2
MTT 111   Machine Shop Theory and Practice 4
NCT 101   Introduction to Computerized Machining (CNC) - I 2
NCT 110   Introduction to Computerized Machining (CNC) - II 2
Total 17
Total Credits Required
17