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Tool & Die/Precision Machinist Certificate (Four Years)#9919
Degree conferred: Certificate – 28 credits
The tool and die maker/precision machinist makes the devices used by machinists for mass-produced parts. Tool and die makers are among the most skilled of all machinery workers. Apprentices learn to make the gauges and measuring devices in manufacturing precision metal parts. They are also taught to construct metal forms used to shape metal stamping and forging operations.
APT 190 Mathematics for Machine Technology (3 credit hours)
* APT 194 Blueprint Interpretation (3 credit hours)
* APT 289 Metal Cutting Applications (3 credit hours)
* QLT 106 Metrology I (3 credit hours)
* CDT 108 Computer Drafting using AutoCAD (3 credit hours)
* AMT 120 CNC Machine Setup/Operation (2 credit hours)
* AMT 121 Fundamentals of CNC Programming (Manual) (2 credit hours)
* AMT 240 CNC Programming II (3 credit hours)
Gainful Employement Program Requirements
|Name & Number of Certificate Program: Tool & Die/Precision Machinist 9919|
|1. Length of Program in Months (based on FT status)||This is a four year program||This is a four year program|
|2. Cost of programs (tuition/fees only)||$2,370.00*||$2,778.00*|
|3. Additional Fees (program-specific)||$0.00||$0.00|
|4. Estimated cost of books and supplies (program-specific)||$800.00||$800.00|
|5. SOC Code||51-4111.00 & 51-4041.00|
6. Job Placement Rate
* - All apprentices were sponsored by a company which paid their tuition. Unsponsored individuals may take the classes in the program at their own expense, but none did in 2010-11 or 2011-2012. Financial agreements between apprentices and sponsors vary at different companies.
** - All graduating students were employed by a sponsoring company during their four years in the program and after graduation.
Mathematics for Machine Technology I
The Mathematics for Machine Technology I course covers whole numbers, fractions, decimals, fractions, powers and roots, and percents. English and metric units of measure are used with precision measuring equipment, and formulas and equations, with metal working related subjects. Related metalworking subjects are also covered.
Credit: 3 semester hours
Lecture: 2 Lab: 2
The Blueprint Interpretation course will teach the student to interpret various types of three-view drawings, how to read tolerance information, and how to interpret dual system dimensioning and tolerances. Includes the metric system of dimensioning and ISO symbols which includes a comprehensive study of the application of geometric dimensioning and tolerancing techniques. This will use the ANSI/ASME Y10.5-M standards.
Prerequisite: APT 191
Credit: 3 semester hours
Lecture: 2 Lab: 2