Machine Tool Technology

MATT COLE, INSTRUCTOR
MR. COLE HAS OVER 13 YEARS OF FIELD EXPERIENCE AND A B.A. FROM WV STATE UNIVERSITY 

This is a two year half-day program for high school students.

Program Description

A machinist operates many types of machines, lathes, shapers, drill presses, grinders, and metal cutting saws. Students must learn how to work from blueprints and written specifications. Instruction is designed to give students experience in the variety of machine tools and the use of precision measuring tools.

Subjects taught include: use of measuring tools, hand tools, lathes, drill presses, shapers, milling machines, grinders and saws, and the heat treating, furnace hardness tester. Program related mathematics and blueprint reading are also taught. Furthermore, students will learn some basic welding and fabrication skills. Students may enroll in the Tool and Die program after completing the Machine Shop course.

METALS TECHNOLOGY

Entrance Requirements

Students may start applying their sophomore year at a Kanawha County high school.

Estimated Cost

There are no additional costs associated with this program for High School Students. Students should wear foot wear that is appropriate to the industry.

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