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Machine Operator I Certificate Program

  • Machine Processes A
  • Machine Processes B
  • 10-Hour General Industry card (OSHA)

Upon completion of this certificate, participants are expected to have the basic knowledge of machine operations (turning, milling, grinding, and assembly), machine shop safety, precision measurement, blueprint reading, shop mathematics, as well as the teamwork and problem-solving skills needed to start their career in manufacturing. They will possess awareness in recognizing and preventing hazards on a general industry site, including a variety of safety and health topics.

Machine Operator II Certificate Program

  • Machine Processes II
  • Advanced Blue Print Reading
  • Computer Numerical Control (CNC) Machining Techniques

Upon completion of the Machine Operator II certificate, participants will have increased skills in advanced machining theory and application, which comprises both manual and CNC (computer numerical controlled) machining practices as well as increased blueprint reading competence. They will possess a working understanding of Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T) and be able to demonstrate a higher degree of accuracy in metrology and inspection. These certificate holders will also be able to plan and generate their own machine set-ups.