Students taking this course will be introduced to the knowledge and skills necessary for entering the machining field. A large portion of the curriculum will be devoted to the various processes and methods of manual machining. Other topics may include blueprint reading, precision measurement, tool maintenance, and shop safety. 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 machining processes. Basic math skills are a must for being successful in this course.
Length: (2) Trimester Block
Grade Level: 10,11,12
Prerequisite: Small Engines & Welding I
Cum Laude Points: 0