Machine Tool

 

INTRODUCTION TO MACHINE TOOL -

Grade 10 Ÿ 1 Credit – Semester

Recommended to take prior to, or concurrently with, Career Math and Drafting

This course gives students an opportunity to learn how to safely use lathes, vertical mills, grinders, belt sanders and hand tools.  Students work from drawings, operation sheets and a comprehensive notebook.  They learn how to use basic lay out and precision measuring tools while machining specific parts, which will be, assembled usable metal projects.  Course content aligns with the National Manufacturing Skills Standards Council.

 

MACHINE TOOL I – 

Grade 11 Ÿ 1 Credit – Semester

Prerequisite: Successful completion of Introduction to Machine Tool, grade of C or better and teacher recommendation.  Recommended to take prior to, or concurrently with, Algebra I, Geometry, Topics in Algebra, Topics in Geometry, Principles of Technology,

Drafting and Introduction to Machine Tool. Machine Tool I is offered for students who want to develop skills that will enable them to work in the field of machining.  Work projects are aimed at developing skills in machining parts to specifications provided on blueprints.  Particular attention is given to machine accuracy.  Projects align with competencies based on the National Manufacturing Skills Standards Council.

 

MACHINE TOOL II – 

Grade 12 Ÿ 1 Credit – Semester

Prerequisite:  Successful completion of competencies in Machine Tool, grade of C or better and teacher recommendation.  Running Start may be available with River Valley Community College – 3 credits.  Machine Tool II is offered to seniors who have successfully completed the first year program and have a genuine interest in a career in this field.  Projects will be specific to the competencies based on the National Manufacturing Skills Standards Council. Math topics and Computer Numerical Control (CNC) machining will introduce the student to programming and operating CNC equipment.  Work-based learning (co-op) in manufacturing companies may be arranged for eligible students

Instructor: Christopher Ponce

Phone: 603-352-0640 x3405

Email: cponce@sau29.org

The Cheshire Career Center

 

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