Course Description

This course will cover basic machining operations including but not limited to:

  • Lathe and Mill Set Up Operations
  • Workholding for Lathes - installing 3 & 4 jaw chucks along with collets
  • 4 jaw chuck alignment
  • Tailstock alignment
  • Toolholding for Lathes - Dorian tool posts and tailstock attachments
  • Metal removal techniques for lathes
  • Workholding for Mills - Kurt vise alignment, indicating, and edge finding 
  • Tramming heads on a Bridgeport Mill
  • Toolholding for Mills - collets, drill chucks, and end mill holders
  • Metal removal techniques for milling
  • Time for projects

This class will meet face to face with a certified instructor one evening per week, 4 hour duration, for 10 weeks. Students will be given the opportunity to test programs utilizing simulators.

All resources are included. Attendance and performance standards required. Students are encouraged to bring a flash drive to store their work. 

CNC Milling Programming Certification from the National Institute of Metalworking Skills available for an additional cost.

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Section Title
Manual Lathe and Milling
Language of Delivery
4:30PM to 8:30PM
Sep 11, 2024 to Nov 13, 2024
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
Course Fee(s)
Tuition non-credit $950.00
Drop Request Deadline
Sep 04, 2024
Transfer Request Deadline
Sep 04, 2024
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