This course will teach students how to navigate through the beginnings of a career in machining. Topics include shop safety, precision measurement including the use of micrometers and calipers, blueprint reading, basic hand tools, operating power equipment such as milling machines, engine lathes, and drill presses. Classroom time will be spent learning the science behind these methods, but a large portion of the class will be in the metals shop acquiring hands-on experience using the various processes. Basic math skills are a must for being successful in this course.
Length: (2) Trimester
Grade Level: 10,11,12
Prerequisite: Small Engines & Welding I
Cum Laude Points: 0
- TECH ED