Entry Level Machinist - Certificate of Achievement Level 2
San José City College offers an Associate in Science (AS) in CNC Machining and three certificates: CNC Machine Operator, Entry Level Machinist, and CNC, CAD/CAM Machinist. Successful completion of program prepares the graduate for entry into the machinist trade and positions in industry requiring technical skill and understanding of precision metalworking. Most courses applying to degree or certificate have basic language/math requirements and/or course prerequisites. A grade of “C” or better is required in all major, certificate and major elective courses.
Program Learning Outcomes
- Demonstrate the proper use of machine tools, methods, recognition of different type of materials; and follow safety practices and procedures used in the industry.
- Demonstrate understanding of machine technology vocabulary, and be able to apply concepts in a practical manner. Students will solve problems related to set up applications.
- Read and interpret blueprints, sketches, ANSI specifications, shop drawings, and communicate with various groups the practical application of such interpretations.
- Apply and use new technologies that emerge in this changing field.
|MACH 100||Shop Math and Drawing||4|
|MACH 101||Introduction to Machine Technology||3|
|MACH 151A||Advanced Lathe Practices||4|
|MACH 151B||Advanced Milling Machine Practices 1||4|
|Approved Major Electives (see list below)||3|
MACH 151B must be taken at San José City College.
Approved Major Electives
|CIS 041||Introduction to Computer Information Systems||3|
|MACH 098||Directed Study in Machine Technology||1-8|
|MACH 109||Introduction to Coordinate Measurement Machine||3|
|MACH 138||Work Experience||3-4|
|MACH 154||Introductory CAD/CAM Operations for Machinists and Operators||2|
|MACH 158||Advanced CAD/CAM Operations for Machinists and Operators||2|
|MACH 159||Introduction to CNC Programming Macros||2|
|MACH 160||Introduction to CNC Laser Applications||5|
|MACH 165||Mill Setups I||1.5|