Applies shop safety guidelines and becomes familiar with common machine shop equipment. Focuses on drill press, power saw, elementary lathe and mill operations and pedestal grinding machines. Learners will gain knowledge in layout tools and procedures and the proper use of hand tools in the shop.
Establishes an opportunity for students to participate on a multi disciplinary team in order to solve a corporate innovation challenge. The student team will develop a strategic plan for the specified business's innovation challenge. Students work with the business and facilitator to complete a project to the parameters identified by the employer. This skills accelerator course will teach collaboration, communication, and critical thinking through the exercises in customer discovery, ideation, product development, business models, and sales to develop the skills necessary for the careers of tomorrow.
Introduces the learner to basic CNC Milling setup and operation. Learners begin the course understanding the control panel of a CNC Milling Machine, common tooling used in a CNC Milling Machine and program set-up sheets. From there, learners run existing programs and eventually make minor edits to produce parts to print specifications.
Applies PC-based integrative computer graphics systems used to create and convert computer-generated designs into tool paths for computer-controlled machine tools. Learners will be able to load and simulate these programs.
Optimize proficiency development in the application of tooling and processes on the engine lathe, vertical milling machine and surface grinder. Manufacture parts to print specifications while developing problem solving skills. Basic Tool & Die concepts will be utilized during this course. Course stresses working with precision measurement equipment including computer measuring equipment while providing basic CNC machining skills.
Introduces the learner to basic CNC Turning setup and operation. Learners begin the course understanding the control panel of a CNC Turning Machine, common tooling used in a CNC Turning Machine and program set-up sheets. From there, learners run existing programs and eventually make minor edits to produce parts to print specifications.