2021-2022 Olympic College Catalog 
    Mar 25, 2023  
2021-2022 Olympic College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Manufacturing Technology, CC

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This Certificate of Completion is designed to provide students with entry level manufacturing skills and machining skills. Students will learn about hand tools, shop safety procedures, blueprints, machinery, and computer numerical control.

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this program, students will be able to:

  1. Use basic communication skills (writing, reading, speaking, listening, and computing) to work effectively as a team member in a manufacturing environment.
  2. Demonstrate an understanding of safety rules for equipment, personal protective equipment; interpret Safety Data Sheets (SDS), and safety features of machines in a manufacturing laboratory.
  3. Prepare resources for production, develop an effective process plan, identify basic types of drawings, develop simple sketches of objects, and read blueprints.
  4. Demonstrate an understanding of computer numerical control (CNC) terminology with the ability to define, utilized and explain CNC terminology.
  5. Demonstrate the ability to perform programming calculations and handwrite numerical control codes, as well as program, trouble shoot, safely set up and operate CNC mill and lathe machines.
  6. Program, run, edit, and troubleshoot NC codes.
  7. Perform various methods to create solids, and apply toolpaths.

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