NWCCD 2024-2025 Catalog 
    Jun 12, 2024  
NWCCD 2024-2025 Catalog

Machine Tool Technology AAS

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The Machine Tool AAS program gives the students an opportunity to gain a broader knowledge and to achieve a higher skill level in machining than is offered in the one-year certificate program.  Students are required to develop advanced skills in planning, designing, producing CAD prints, and setting up and operating machine tools to produce precision parts to specifications.  The students receive training in programming, setting-up and operating CNC turning and machining centers.  There is also a general education component integrated into the program to satisfy demands for appropriate workforce skills.  Upon completing the AAS degree program, students have the necessary skills to become employed as an entry-level machinist or a CNC technician.

Program Outcomes:
  1. Perform safety skills in an industrial setting.

  2. Interpret information from a blueprint.

  3. Produce parts from a blueprint on a manual machine.

  4. Perform programming and setup procedures on a computer numerical controlled machine.

  5. Design and manufacturing parts using CAD/CAM (computer aided drafting/computer aided machining software.

Students must receive a C or higher in all required program courses to earn the AAS degree (MCHT prefix).

Required Course of Study:

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