MACH 130 - Engine Lathe Operator
350 hours (non-credit)
Prerequisite(s): Successful completion of MACH 110 - Machining Fundamentals .
MACH 130 - Engine Lathe Operator credential program is a NIMS credentialed certificate program. Graduates of the program will be prepared to enter careers as Engine Lathe Machine Operators. Upon successful course completion, students will receive The NIMS Turning Operations: Turning Between Centers and Turning Operations: Turning Chucking Skills credentials. This program is designed to mirror the workplace as closely as possible. All graduates will be required to demonstrate their ability to perform all tasks and skills at workplace ready levels. This program provides extensive hands-on experience performing all tasks identified by industry experts and local employers. Program training includes basic machine fundamentals. Classes are conducted in an actual CNC machine shop environment at the RVCC Campus, equipped with Haas CNC machines, including four virtual machining controls, two CNC 3-Axis Milling Centers, and two CNC 2-Axis Lathe turning centers. The training lab also has two ACER Bridgeport style Mills, two ACER engine lathes, Four ProTraK Manual/CNC combination Mills, two ProTrak Engine/CNC lathe turning centers, two surface grinders, vertical band saw, Optical Comparator, Standard drill press, and other basic machinery.
Students will have the opportunity to earn the following certificates:
Turning Operations: Turning Between Centers
Turning Operations: Turning Chucking Skills
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