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Machining Technology CCP

Machining Technology Overview (5459)

Type of Award

CCP - Career Certificate Program

Program Website

www.palmbeachstate.edu/career-pathways/pathway-industry/default.aspx

Program Description

This CCP program is designed to prepare the student for employment in the manufacturing industry as a machinist.

Course content includes safety issues of the manufacturing environment, associated math and blueprint reading skills, computer numerical control (CNC) programming, manufacturing planning/methods, inspection methods, coordinate measuring machine (CMM) use and related machining concepts and theories. Shop or laboratory activities are an integral part of the program and provide instruction in the various machine tools, machine accessories and programming techniques related to current industry standard and practices.

Program Learning Outcomes

For detailed information, visit www.palmbeachstate.edu/learningoutcomes/Program-Learning-Outcomes

Admission Requirements

  • No high school diploma or GED is required. (To be eligible to receive federal student aid, you must: Have a high school diploma or a General Education Development (GED) certificate, or have complete homeschooling)

Completion Requirements

Students must successfully complete all courses listed in the catalog for this program. Students must pass with the following minimum Test of Adult Basic Education (TABE) scores: Reading: 9; English: 8; Mathematics: 9 or qualify for TABE exemption.

Program Length

Total program hours: 1,500. Approximate program length: 13 months.

Location

The program is offered at the Lake Worth campus.

For More Information

Program Director - Lynnmarie Gomes Highsmith, gomeshl@palmbeachstate.edu, (561) 868-3547

Employment Opportunities

Student may find entry-level employment as machinists, machinist helpers, computer aided design/computer aided manufacturing (CAD/CAM) operators or programmers, and CAD/CAM machine operators or programmers.

Career Center

www.palmbeachstate.edu/Career

For more information about employment opportunities including job outlook and salary information visit: Occupational Outlook Handbook: www.bls.gov/ooh

O-Net Online: www.onetonline.org

Required courses:

Required Courses (Clock Hours: 1,500)

Group A Machinist Helper

PMT0202Machinist Helper 1 (CCP)

150 Clock Hours

PMT0201Machinist Helper 2 (CCP)

150 Clock Hours

Group B Machine Operator

PMT0211Machinist Operator 1 (CCP)

150 Clock Hours

PMT0230Machinist Operator 2 (CCP)

150 Clock Hours

Group C Machine Set-up Operator

PMT0229Machinist Setup Operator 1 (CCP)

150 Clock Hours

PMT0500Machinist Setup Operator 2 (CCP)

150 Clock Hours

PMT0510Machinist Setup Operator 3 (CCP)

150 Clock Hours

PMT0260Machinist Setup Operator 4 (CCP)

150 Clock Hours

Group D Machinist

PMT0258Machinist 1 (CCP)

150 Clock Hours

PMT0259Machinist 2 (CCP)

150 Clock Hours

Total Credit Hours: 1500

Course Sequence

Term One - Fall (Year One) (Clock Hours: 450)

PMT0202Machinist Helper 1 (CCP)

150 Clock Hours

PMT0201Machinist Helper 2 (CCP)

150 Clock Hours

PMT0211Machinist Operator 1 (CCP)

150 Clock Hours

 

Term Two - Spring (Year One) (Clock Hours: 450)

PMT0230Machinist Operator 2 (CCP)

150 Clock Hours

PMT0229Machinist Setup Operator 1 (CCP)

150 Clock Hours

PMT0500Machinist Setup Operator 2 (CCP)

150 Clock Hours

 

Term Three - Summer (Year One) (Clock Hours: 300)

PMT0510Machinist Setup Operator 3 (CCP)

150 Clock Hours

PMT0260Machinist Setup Operator 4 (CCP)

150 Clock Hours

 

Term One - Fall (Year Two) (Clock Hours: 300)

PMT0258Machinist 1 (CCP)

150 Clock Hours

PMT0259Machinist 2 (CCP)

150 Clock Hours

 

Total Credit Hours: 1500