PRECISION MACHINING TECHNOLOGY II Course No. 8540
ACE @ Hermitage Instructors: Kevin Osby
2 years – 6 high school credits
State Course Title: Precision Machining Technology I, Precision Machining Technology II.
If you are looking for a rewarding and challenging career that combines creativity, problem-solving, and technical skills, then you might want to consider precision machining technology. Precision machining technology is the process of creating precise and accurate parts and products using various machines and tools. Precision machinists work in a variety of industries, such as aerospace, automotive, medical, and manufacturing, and they are in high demand in today’s competitive and innovative market.
Precision Machining Technology introduces the student to the world of machining technology. Students learn how to properly layout and produce projects through a combination of lectures and hands-on instruction. The safe use and operation of the drill press, lathe, and milling machines are emphasized during the first year.
In the second-year class, the student continues to develop the fundamentals of machining skills learned during the first year and is introduced to more advanced machinery skills and the basics of CNC or computer numerical control. With the approval and recommendation of the teacher, students may spend time in actual work experiences in a machining company during the second semester.
Check out this 360-degree video showing students using a couple of the machines in the STEM Precision Machining Technology program at the ACE Center @ Hermitage. Click here to watch. (best viewed on your smartphone)
Students have the opportunity to become certified in the following field(s)
- Measurement, Materials, and Safety
- Workplace Readiness
VIDEO FROM GOING PRO IN MICHIGAN
For questions, please contact the Pre-Engineering and Industrial Careers, Agricultural Education, and JROTC Specialist at their page.
Please see your counselor or instructor if you have questions. Click here for more information on this program.