CNC Machinist

Time-Based Apprenticeship
Sponsoring Company:
Tooling U-SME, Inc.
Industries
O*Net Code
51-4041.00
Rapids Code
Req. Hours
148070
State
Created
Apr 04, 2021
Updated
Apr 04, 2021

Time-Based Skills

20 skill sets | 322 total skills | 148070 total hours
Shop Practices - 660 req. hrs
Demonstrate the ability to show respect for company’s time and property.
30 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to accept responsibility for one’s decision and actions.
30 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to take initiatives in seeking out new responsibilities and work challenges, increasing the variety of scope of one’s job.
30 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to pursue work with energy, drive and determination to accomplish one’s tasks.
30 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to establish and maintain personally challenging, but realistic work goals.
30 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to strive to exceed standards and expectations.
30 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to behave consistently, predictably and reliably.
30 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to fulfill obligations, complete assignments and meet deadlines.
30 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to follow written and verbal directions.
30 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to comply with organizational rules, policies and procedures.
30 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to comply with regular and punctual attendance.
30 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to maintain safe work habits in the exhibition of both one’s personal responsibility for safety practices and displaying a continuous consideration of safety practices in the protection of one’s fellow worker.
30 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to be open to learning and considering new ways of doing things.
30 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to actively seek out and carefully consider the merits of new approaches to work.
30 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to embrace new approaches when appropriate and discard approaches that are no longer working.
30 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to effectively change plans, goals, actions or priorities to deal with changing situations.
30 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to show self-control by maintaining composure and keeping emotions in check even in difficult situations.
30 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to maintain a professional appearance by dressing appropriately for the job and maintaining personal hygiene.
30 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to use professional language when speaking with supervisors, co-workers and customers.
30 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to maintain a positive attitude.
30 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to take ownership in one’s work.
30 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to maintain a clean, orderly and safe work area.
30 hrs
People Skills - 740 req. hrs
Demonstrate the ability to establish a high degree of trust and credibility with others.
20 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to interact professionally and respectfully with supervisors and co-workers.
20 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to develop constructive working relationships and maintain them over time.
20 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to use appropriate strategies and solutions for dealing with conflicts and differences to maintain a smooth workflow.
20 hrs
Workplace Skills - 1400 req. hrs
Demonstrate the ability to read and comprehend work-related instructions and policies, memos, bulletins, notices, letters, policy manuals and governmental regulations.
20 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to read and comprehend documents ranging from simple and straight- forward to more complex and detailed instruction.
20 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to attain meaning and comprehend core ideas from written materials.
20 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to integrate what is learned from written materials with prior knowledge.
20 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to apply what is learned from written material to work situations.
20 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to prepare written materials that are easy to understand using correct wording.
20 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to communicate thoughts, ideas, information, messages and other written information in a logical, organized and coherent manner.
20 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to use correct grammar, spelling, punctuation and capitalization.
20 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to write in a factual manner in a tone appropriate for the target audience in multiple formats.
20 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to navigate a computer systems and perform file management tasks.
20 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to operator computer peripheral equipment, such as printers, scanners, etc.
20 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to access and switch between applications and files of interest on the computer monitor.
20 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to conduct searches on standard web browsers.
20 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to send and retrieve electronic mail.
20 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to follow employer rules and regulations on what can be installed on work computers.
20 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to follow employer rules and regulations on good password protocol.
20 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to follow employer rules and regulations surrounding the opening of suspicious emails, tweets, posts, online ads, messages or attachments, even from a trusted source.
20 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to follow employer rules and regulations surrounding backing up their work on a scheduled basis.
20 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to follow employer rules and regulations surrounding reporting procedures of unusual computer activity.
20 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to identify inconsistent or missing information.
20 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to critically review, analyze, synthesize, compare and interpret information.
20 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to draw conclusions from relevant and or missing information.
20 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to test possible hypotheses to ensure the problem is correctly diagnosed and the best solution is found.
20 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to plan and schedule tasks so that work is completed on time.
20 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to prioritize various competing tasks.
20 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to effectively allocate time and resources efficiently.
20 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to take the necessary actions when a project goes off track.
20 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to understand one’s role in the functioning of the company and the potential impact their performance can have on the success of the organization.
20 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to recognize the importance of maintaining privacy and confidentiality of company information, as well as that of customers and co-workers, and comply with intellectual property laws.
20 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to understand and anticipate customer need.
20 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to provide personalized service with prompt and efficient responses to meet the requirements, requests and concern of clients.
20 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to be pleasant, courteous and professional when dealing with internal and external clients.
20 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to evaluate client satisfaction.
20 hrs
Personal Safe Work Habits - 2180 req. hrs
Demonstrate the ability to adhere to personal grooming requirements in the facility.
60 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to use personal protective equipment including eye, ear, hand, respiratory, body and foot protection, by ensuring that a correct fit and optimum protection is provided to the wearer for the specific task, in accordance with applicable safety legislation, government regulations, manufacturers’ specifications and company standards/procedures.
60 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to practice good housekeeping in the workplace, by ensuring that the workplace is clean, organized, and free of obstructions, spills, or fire hazard and that materials and equipment are cleaned and sorted in designated areas after use.
60 hrs
Demonstrate the correct way to clean machines and floor area.
60 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to identify all pinch points on primary and supportive machine tools and the proper placements of guards as part of a pre- operational check of the equipment in compliance with company standards.
60 hrs
Demonstrate both emergency and standard shut down of all required equipment.
60 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to follow fire safety procedures including: determining the potential for fire posed by the work being performed; locating and assessing the severity of the fire; selecting and operating fire extinguishing equipment; suppressing minor fires; activating alarms; following fire evacuation plans; reporting incidents in accordance with applicable Acts, Regulations, Legislation, and Codes, manufacturers’ specifications, and company standards or procedures.
60 hrs
Demonstrate the proper fuel source and select the corresponding fire extinguisher.
60 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to identify the impact of climatic extremes of wind, temperature, or precipitation on job functions, to ensure personal safety and efficient job performance.
60 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to work around energy sources by observing limits and procedures for approaching energy sources to ensure personal safety and protection of equipment in accordance with standards.
60 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to adhere to arc flash safety requirements in the workplace.
60 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to report injuries to a supervisor or safety personnel promptly, ensuring that the injured person is attended to and information is reported precisely and accurately describing how the incident occurred, so that future recurrence of similar accidents is prevented.
60 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to prevent back injuries by adhering to proper work practices when performing the lifting of objects.
60 hrs
Lock-Out/Tag-Out - 2220 req. hrs
Demonstrate the ability to recognize all protective tags and lockout devices that are used to isolate equipment and components from hazardous energy sources.
20 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to perform a lock out procedure to isolate energy on an identified piece of equipment located on the shop floor.
20 hrs
Hazardous Materials - 2310 req. hrs
Demonstrate the ability to handle and store hazardous materials as assigned, while adhering to safe practices in accordance with OSHA and EPA requirements and guidelines, including completing the required documentation.
30 hrs
Demonstrate how to identify and recognize hazardous situations and apply proper procedures (includes following guidelines to prevent spread of blood borne pathogens and spill control).
30 hrs
Demonstrate how to locate a material Safety Data Sheet (SDS) and describe how you interpret the information.
30 hrs
Machinist Calculations - 3810 req. hrs
Demonstrate the ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide whole numbers, fractions, decimals and percentages.
100 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to convert decimals to fractions and convert fractions to percentages.
100 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to calculate averages, ratios, proportions and rates.
100 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to take measurement of time, temperature, distance, length, width, height and weight and convert one measurement to another.
100 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to translate practical problems into useful mathematical expressions.
100 hrs
Demonstrate how to calculate a missing angle using basic trigonometry functions.
100 hrs
Demonstrate how to calculate an unknown side using basic trigonometry functions.
100 hrs
Demonstrate how to calculate bolt hole patterns using basic trigonometry functions.
100 hrs
Demonstrate how to solve for the unknown hypotenuse of a right triangle using the Pythagorean Theorem.
100 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to determine speeds and feeds calculations so that the required specifications and parameters are correctly determined to machine the workpiece in accordance with engineering drawings and job specifications.
100 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to locate machining points from a datum point using the Cartesian Coordinate System, Absolute Dimensioning System, Incremental Dimensioning System and Polar Coordinate System.
100 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to solve calculations to check workholding alignments and the dimensions to be measured and verified so that the required specifications and parameters are correctly determined to machine the workpiece in accordance with engineering drawings and job specifications.
100 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to use the Machinist’s Handbook for calculations to calculate cutting tool direct, simple and angular position and indexing so that the required specifications and parameters are correctly determined to machine the workpiece in accordance with engineering drawings and job specifications.
100 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to perform calculations for turning tapers for lathe operations.
100 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to calculate depth of cut on round surfaces for flats and keyways.
100 hrs
Interpreting Prints & Drawings - 7450 req. hrs
Demonstrate the ability to check straight cuts by using precision measuring instruments including (not limited to) micrometer, verniers, calipers, squares, straight edge, dial indicator, and surface comparator, to ensure that the accurate size, finish, parallelism and squareness of straight cuts conform with engineering drawings and job specifications.
260 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to check shapes by using precision measuring instruments and checking devices including radius gauges, surface comparator and verniers, to ensure that the profile and finish of the cut shape conform to engineering drawing and job specifications.
260 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to check threads by using precision measuring instruments, checking devices, and various checking methods including 3-wire method, thread micrometer, thread gauge, and plug or ring gauges, to ensure that the accuracy of pitch, thread geometry and size of cut threads conform to engineering drawings and job specifications.
260 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to check holes by using precision measuring instruments and checking devices including (not limited to) dial indicators, bore gauges, plug gauges, telescopic gauges, surface comparators, and verniers to ensure that the accuracy of the diameter, depth, concentricity, position, and finish of cut holes conform to engineering drawings and job specifications.
260 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to check tapers using precision measuring instruments and checking devices including taper gauge, sine bar, micrometer, and vernier to ensure that the accuracy of the angle, taper/foot, and diameter of the cut tapers conform to engineering drawings and job specifications.
260 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to show proper care of precision measuring tools.
260 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to maintain material identification by marking or stamping workpiece and completing shop documentation to facilitate traceability of the final product or work-in-process and to maintain inventory control in accordance with company standards.
260 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to check surfaces using surface comparators to ensure that surface is finished as specified in the engineering drawings and job specifications.
260 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to perform final inspection using precision measuring instruments and checking devices including inside and outside micrometers, vernier height gauges or indicators, gauge blocks, and pin gauges to ensure that the tolerances and dimensions of the workpiece conform to the engineering drawings and job specifications.
260 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to complete work documentation including tracking sheets, sign-off sheets, inspection reports, or procedure sheets, to record the finalization of jobs and to facilitate traceability of work-in-process, ensuring that all data is recorded accurately and clearly in accordance with engineering drawings and job specifications.
260 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to identify symbols for controlling location (true position) of part features.
260 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to identify symbols for controlling form (alignment) of part features.
260 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to identify symbols for showing datums and basic dimensions on drawings.
260 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to identify symbols for Maximum Material Size (MMS) and Regardless of Feature Size (RFS).
260 hrs
Metrology - 16450 req. hrs
Demonstrate the ability to check straight cuts by using precision measuring instruments including (not limited to) micrometer, verniers, calipers, squares, straight edge, dial indicator, and surface comparator, to ensure that the accurate size, finish, parallelism and squareness of straight cuts conform with engineering drawings and job specifications.
900 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to check shapes by using precision measuring instruments and checking devices including radius gauges, surface comparator and verniers, to ensure that the profile and finish of the cut shape conform to engineering drawing and job specifications.
900 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to check threads by using precision measuring instruments, checking devices, and various checking methods including 3-wire method, thread micrometer, thread gauge, and plug or ring gauges, to ensure that the accuracy of pitch, thread geometry and size of cut threads conform to engineering drawings and job specifications.
900 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to check holes by using precision measuring instruments and checking devices including (not limited to) dial indicators, bore gauges, plug gauges, telescopic gauges, surface comparators, and verniers to ensure that the accuracy of the diameter, depth, concentricity, position, and finish of cut holes conform to engineering drawings and job specifications.
900 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to check tapers using precision measuring instruments and checking devices including taper gauge, sine bar, micrometer, and vernier to ensure that the accuracy of the angle, taper/foot, and diameter of the cut tapers conform to engineering drawings and job specifications.
900 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to show proper care of precision measuring tools.
900 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to maintain material identification by marking or stamping workpiece and completing shop documentation to facilitate traceability of the final product or work-in-process and to maintain inventory control in accordance with company standards.
900 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to check surfaces using surface comparators to ensure that surface is finished as specified in the engineering drawings and job specifications.
900 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to perform final inspection using precision measuring instruments and checking devices including inside and outside micrometers, vernier height gauges or indicators, gauge blocks, and pin gauges to ensure that the tolerances and dimensions of the workpiece conform to the engineering drawings and job specifications.
900 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to complete work documentation including tracking sheets, sign-off sheets, inspection reports, or procedure sheets, to record the finalization of jobs and to facilitate traceability of work-in-process, ensuring that all data is recorded accurately and clearly in accordance with engineering drawings and job specifications.
900 hrs
Measuring and Improving Work - 16650 req. hrs
Demonstrate the ability to follow standard work.
100 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to perform daily, weekly and monthly Preventative Maintenance responsibilities.
100 hrs
Metallurgy - 16770 req. hrs
Demonstrate the ability to perform a spark test to test for metal hardness.
60 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to perform a Rockwell Harness Test.
60 hrs
Benchwork - 42770 req. hrs
Demonstrate the safe and proper use of a bench vise.
500 hrs
Demonstrate the safe and proper use of a ball- peened hammer.
500 hrs
Demonstrate the safe and proper use of a soft faced hammer.
500 hrs
Demonstrate the safe and proper use of a standard screw driver.
500 hrs
Demonstrate the safe and proper use of a Philips screw driver.
500 hrs
Demonstrate the safe and proper use of an offset screw driver.
500 hrs
Demonstrate the safe and proper use of a hand hacksaw.
500 hrs
Demonstrate the safe and proper use of a machinist’s file.
500 hrs
Demonstrate the safe and proper use of precision files.
500 hrs
Demonstrate the safe and proper use of rotary and bur files.
500 hrs
Demonstrate how to safely hand tap through tapering, plugging or bottoming.
500 hrs
Demonstrate the safe and proper use of a T-handle wrench.
500 hrs
Demonstrate the safe and proper use of a double- ended tap wrench.
500 hrs
Demonstrate the safe and proper use of a tap extractor.
500 hrs
Demonstrate how to thread dies.
500 hrs
Demonstrate the safe and proper use of a solid hand reamer.
500 hrs
Demonstrate the safe and proper use of an expansion hand reamer.
500 hrs
Demonstrate the safe and proper use of an adjustable hand reamer.
500 hrs
Demonstrate the safe and proper use of a roughing taper reamer.
500 hrs
Demonstrate the safe and proper use of a finish taper reamer.
500 hrs
Demonstrate how to prepare the layout table surface for metalwork.
500 hrs
Demonstrate the safe and proper use of a pocket or double ended scribe.
500 hrs
Demonstrate the safe and proper use of a combination square set.
500 hrs
Demonstrate the safe and proper use of a surface gauge.
500 hrs
Demonstrate the safe and proper use of a vernier height gauge.
500 hrs
Demonstrate the safe and proper use of angular layout tools (bevel protractor head, rule, and universal bevel protractor).
500 hrs
Demonstrate the safe and proper use of circular layout tools (dividers, trammels, center head and rule).
500 hrs
Demonstrate the safe and proper use of permanent layout tools (pocket scribe, rule or straight edge, prick punch, automatic center punch).
500 hrs
Demonstrate the safe and proper use of an angle plate.
500 hrs
Demonstrate the safe and proper use of a toolmaker’s clamp.
500 hrs
Demonstrate the safe and proper use of a parallels. Demonstrate the safe and proper use of V-blocks.
500 hrs
Demonstrate the safe and proper use of keyseat rules.
500 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to use a hand-file including (flat, needle, bastard, rat-tail, lathe, and half- round files) to remove excessive material so that workpiece is filed in accordance with engineering drawings and job specifications.
500 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to use a hand-saw to cut the workpiece to specified lengths in accordance with engineering drawings and job specifications.
500 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to hand-drill holes, using power drill and drill bits, so that the size of the drilled holes will conform to engineering drawings and job specifications.
500 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to hand-tap threaded holes, using T-handle, and tapping block so that the depth and squareness of tapped threads will conform to engineering drawings and job specifications.
500 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to hand-ream, using straight or spiral-fluted reamers, to remove excessive material so that the diameter and depth of reamed hole will conform to engineering drawings and job specifications.
500 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to chase threads using hand taps and dies to repair or clean damaged threads, so that the threads will conform to engineering drawings and job specifications.
500 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to hand-grind, using pneumatic or electric hand grinders, to remove excess material so that the workpiece is ground in accordance with engineering drawings and job specifications.
500 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to practice good housekeeping in the workplace by cleaning up spills or leaks, keeping work area clean and clear of obstructions, and storing tools or equipment so that the potential for accident or injury is prevented and tools or equipment are in place and available in compliance with safety regulations.
500 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to deburr workpiece using files, scrapers, emery cloth, sanders, and hand or pedestal grinders to remove excess material and to ensure safe handling in accordance with engineering drawings and job specifications.
500 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to verify workpiece material for correct size and type by checking color codes, lettering, or numerical stamps to ensure that the workpiece selected conforms to engineering drawings and job instruction sheets.
500 hrs
Demonstrate the correct identification and selection of cutting fluids using manuals, charts, engineering drawings, and material safety data sheets to ensure that the cutting fluid is the correct one to maximize machining without damage to workpiece, cutting tool, or machine.
500 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to identify and select machines (conventional and numerically controlled) saws, drills, lathes, grinders, and vertical or horizontal mills, using information from engineering drawings and work process documentation, to ensure that the machine selected is the correct one for the application and available to perform the job.
500 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to identify and check machine controls and systems including locating and identifying switches, buttons, levers, controls, and safety devices to ensure that all controls are operational and functioning in accordance with manufacturer’s specifications and company standards.
500 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to identify and select tooling required to cut the workpiece by using information from engineering drawings and job instructions, ensuring that the selected tooling is the correct size and type for the application and available to perform the job.
500 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to identify and prepare cutting tools by sharpening or replacing tools so that the cutting shape and angle is prepared for optimum cutting and personal safety in accordance with manufacturer’s specifications, engineering drawings, and company standards.
500 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to identify and select measuring instruments, ensuring that instruments selected are capable of measuring the dimensions and tolerances specified in the engineering drawings, job specifications, and process layout.
500 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to select machine speeds and feeds using speed and feed charts and in accordance with size, type, and hardness of workpiece materials, so that the machines perform optimum cutting without damage to workpiece, cutting tools, or machines and ensures personal safety.
500 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to identify and select workholding devices including (not limited to) vises, clamps, jigs, chucks, face plates, centers, catch plates, steady rest, tailstocks, and mandrels, ensuring that the workholding device selected is the correct one to safely and securely position and locate the workpiece in the machine in accordance with job specifications.
500 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to pick up datum/starting position using layout lines, tooling balls, or edge of the part and required tools including (not limited to) pointer, wiggler, indicator, and edge finder to identify and locate the datum/starting position as specified in engineering drawings and job specifications.
500 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to communicate with co-workers concerning previous job operations, availability of tools, parts, and machinery, scheduling requirements, and any other information needed to plan and prepare for the machining job, ensuring that the information communicated is clear, concise, and accurate.
500 hrs
Metal Cutting Operations - 64770 req. hrs
Demonstrate the ability to identify a single-point and multi-point tooling process.
1000 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to identify a sawing process. Demonstrate the ability to identify a turning process.
1000 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to distinguish between inner and outer diameter cutting operations.
1000 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to identify a milling process.
1000 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to identify a holemaking process.
1000 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to identify a multiple cutting operation.
1000 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to identify a broaching process.
1000 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to identify a drilling process.
1000 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to contrast a vertical and horizontal machine process.
1000 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to identify a boring process.
1000 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to identify chucks found on a lathe’s spindle.
1000 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to identify collets found on a lathe’s spindle.
1000 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to identify the moveable and fixed jaws of a milling machines vise.
1000 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to identify a jig used during holemaking.
1000 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to identify a basic fixture (plate, angle-plate, tombstone, column).
1000 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to identify a modular fixture.
1000 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to identify fixed and adjustable locating components.
1000 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to identify clamping components.
1000 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to identify indexing workholding devices.
1000 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to identify power clamping workholding devices.
1000 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to verify a rectangular part is properly supported by workholding using the 3-2-1 method
1000 hrs
Demonstrate proper care, handling and storage of all tools.
1000 hrs
Sawing Fundamentals - 71770 req. hrs
Demonstrate the ability to check fused/welded blade to ensure that joined saw has a continuous cutting edge in accordance with manufacturer’s manual or job specifications.
500 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to lay out features of engineering drawings on to the workpiece using precision measuring instruments and layout equipment including scriber, center punch, vernier height gauge, surface plate, combination set, and layout medium or dies, so that the completed layout will conform to engineering drawings and job specifications.
500 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to locate and position the workpiece in the saw to the required operational clearance by setting up workholding devices, including nesting fixtures, vises, or roller supports, so that the workpiece is aligned, secured, and stable during sawing operations in accordance with job specifications.
500 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to select speeds and feeds of saws using the speed and feed charts and in accordance with the size, type, and hardness of workpiece material, so that the saw performs optimum cutting without damage to workpiece, cutting tools, or machines, and ensures personal safety.
500 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to install and test-run blade to check alignments and movements so that the blade makes the required cut, prevents machine or blade damage and ensures personal safety in accordance with company standards.
500 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to check first cut-off by measuring and checking a cut-off piece to ensure that the angles, squareness, and length of the sawed piece will conform to the engineering drawings and job specifications.
500 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to cut shapes (vertical bandsaw) using required sawing sequences, speeds, feeds, and cutting fluids, so that the profile, size, and dimensions of the cut shapes conform to the engineering drawings, job specifications.
500 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to cut squared and angled surfaces (power cut-off saw) using required sawing sequences, speeds, feeds, and cutting fluids, so that the squareness, angles, and size of cut surfaces conform to engineering drawings, job specifications.
500 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to maintain material identification by marking or stamping the workpiece and completing shop documentation to facilitate traceability of the final product or work-in-process and maintain inventory control in accordance with company standards.
500 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to deburr the workpiece using files, scrapers, emery cloth, sanders and hand or pedestal grinders to remove excess material and ensure safe handling in accordance with engineering drawings, job specifications.
500 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to perform final inspection using precision measuring instruments and checking devices including inside and outside micrometers, vernier height gauges or indicators, gauge blocks, and pin gauges to ensure that the tolerances and dimensions of the sawed workpiece to conform to the engineering drawings and job specifications.
500 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to complete work documentation including tracking sheets, sign-off sheets, inspection reports, or procedure sheets to record the finalization of jobs and to facilitate traceability of work-in-process and ensure that data is recorded accurately and clearly in accordance with engineering drawings and job specifications.
500 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to practice good housekeeping in the workplace by cleaning up spills or leaks, keeping work area clean and clear of obstructions, and storing tools or equipment so that the potential for accident or injury is prevented and tools or equipment are in place and available in compliance with safety regulations.
500 hrs
Demonstrate breaking in a band saw blade.
500 hrs
Drilling Fundamentals - 80770 req. hrs
Demonstrate the ability to select drill tooling including drill bits, center-drill, reamers, taps, counter-bores, counter- sinks, and spot-faces by using information in engineering drawings and job specifications to ensure that tooling is the correct size, shape, type, and grade for the application.
500 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to identify and prepare cutting tools for drills by sharpening or replacing tools so that the cutting shape and angle is prepared for optimum cutting and personal safety in accordance with job or manufacturer’s specifications and company standards.
500 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to locate and position the workpiece in the drill to the required operational clearances by setting up and securing workpiece with workholding devices, including drilling vises, clamps, jigs, angle plates, and chucks, so that the workpiece is aligned, secured, and stable during drilling in accordance with job specifications
500 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to set up tooling in the drills to the required operational alignments using holding devices, including drill chucks, taper sleeves, and tapping heads, to ensure that tooling is in position and held securely during drilling in accordance with job specifications.
500 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to select speeds and feeds for the drill using speed and feed charts and in accordance with the size, type, and hardness of workpiece material so that the drill performs optimum cutting without damage to workpiece, cutting tools, or machines, and ensures personal safety.
500 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to perform a center-drill a layout punch mark using a drill press/machine, chuck, center-drill, and cutting fluid, so that the punch mark is drilled in accordance with engineering drawings and job specifications.
500 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to drill a hole using a drilling machine, drill bits, and cutting fluids so that the size and depth of drilled hole conforms to engineering drawings and job specifications.
500 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to chamfer a hole using a drilling machine, countersinks, and cutting fluids to break sharp edges, so that the chamfered hole conforms to engineering drawings and job specifications.
500 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to ream a hole using a drilling machine, reamers, and cutting fluids so that the diameter of the reamed hole conforms to engineering drawing or job specifications.
500 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to machine-thread a hole using a drilling machine, tapping heads, taps, and cutting fluids so that the depth, size, and pitch of the threaded depth of the hole to conform with engineering drawings and job specifications.
500 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to spot-face a hole using a drilling machine, spot-facing tools, and cutting fluids so that the depth and diameter of the spot- faced hole conforms to engineering drawings or job specifications.
500 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to counter-bore a hole using a drilling machine, counter-boring tools, and cutting fluids so that the depth and diameter of the counter-bored hole conforms to engineering drawings and job specifications.
500 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to counter-sink a hole using a drilling machine, countersinks, and cutting fluids so that the depth and diameter of the counter-sunk hole conforms to engineering drawings and job specifications.
500 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to maintain material identification by marking or stamping the workpiece and completing shop documentation to facilitate traceability of the final product or work-in-process and maintain inventory control in accordance with company standards.
500 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to deburr the workpiece using files, scrapers, emery cloth, sanders and hand or pedestal grinders to remove excess material and ensure safe handling in accordance with engineering drawings, job specifications.
500 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to perform final inspection using precision measuring instruments and checking devices including inside and outside micrometers, vernier height gauges or indicators, gauge blocks, and pin gauges to ensure that the tolerances and dimensions of the sawed workpiece to conform to the engineering drawings and job specifications.
500 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to complete work documentation including tracking sheets, sign-off sheets, inspection reports, or procedure sheets to record the finalization of jobs and to facilitate traceability of work-in-process and ensure that data is recorded accurately and clearly in accordance with engineering drawings and job specifications.
500 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to practice good housekeeping in the workplace by cleaning up spills or leaks, keeping work area clean and clear of obstructions, and storing tools or equipment so that the potential for accident or injury is prevented and tools or equipment are in place and available in compliance with safety regulations.
500 hrs
Turning Fundamentals - 102770 req. hrs
Demonstrate the ability to select lathe cutting tools, including drill bits, boring, parting, threading, facing, or turning tools, by using information from engineering drawings and job instructions to ensure that the tools selected are the correct ones needed to cut the workpiece material.
1000 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to identify and prepare lathe cutting tools by sharpening or replacing tools so that the cutting shape and angle is prepared for optimum cutting and personal safety, in accordance with manufacturer’s specifications and company standards/procedures.
1000 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to locate and position workpiece in lathe to required operational clearances by setting up and securing workholding devices (chucks, face plates, centers, catch plates, steady rest, or tail stock) so that the workpiece is aligned, secured, and stable during machining in accordance with job specifications.
1000 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to set up lathe cutting tools to the required operational alignments using tool posts and tail stocks, to ensure that tools are in position and held securely during machining in accordance with job specifications.
1000 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to select speeds and feeds of lathe using speed and feed charts and in accordance with the size, type, and hardness of workpiece material, so that the lathe performs optimum cutting without damage to workpiece, cutting tools, or machine and ensures personal safety in accordance with job specifications.
1000 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to take a sizing cut to determine a reference workface and to check speeds and feeds to ensure that lathe is set up in accordance with engineering drawings and job specifications.
1000 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to establish a reference or starting point (datum) by zeroing out machine and ensuring that the datum is correctly located in accordance with job specifications.
1000 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to face a surface using a lathe and single-point tool bit and by measuring or checking with vernier, straight edge, or micrometer, so that the surface flatness and finished edge conforms to engineering drawings and job specifications.
1000 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to turn an external diameter using a lathe and single-point tool and by measuring or checking with a vernier or micrometer, so that the turned diameter conforms to engineering drawings and job specifications.
1000 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to drill a hole using a lathe, center-drill, drills, and tailstock, so that the diameter and depth of the drilled hole conforms to engineering drawings and job specifications.
1000 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to bore an internal diameter using a lathe and boring bars mounted in a tool post, so that the close-toleranced internal diameters conform to engineering drawings and job specifications.
1000 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to ream a hole using a lathe, center-drill, drills, reamers, and tailstock, and by measuring or checking with vernier, micrometer, and gauges so that the depth and diameter of the reamed hole conforms to job specifications.
1000 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to tap a hole using a lathe, taps, tapping head, and tailstock, so that the depth, diameter, and thread pitch of the tapped hole conforms to job specifications.
1000 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to turn an internal or external thread using a lathe and single-point tool bit and by measuring or checking with thread micrometers and thread plug gauge (go-no-go), so that the pitch, geometrical form, and dimensional tolerance of the turned thread conforms to job specifications and thread standards.
1000 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to produce a taper using a lathe, offset tailstock, taper-turning attachment, and compound rest, and by measuring or checking with protractors, micrometers, vernier height gauges, or templates, so that the size and angle of turned taper conforms to job specifications.
1000 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to knurl cylindrical surface patterns using a lathe and knurling tools, so that the diameter, form, depth, and finish of the knurled surface patterns conform to job specifications.
1000 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to groove and part-off using a lathe and grooving or parting tools, so that the width, length, depth, and square of cut-offs conform to job specifications.
1000 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to maintain material identification by marking or stamping the workpiece and completing shop documentation to facilitate traceability of the final product or work-in-process and maintain inventory control in accordance with company standards.
1000 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to deburr the workpiece using files, scrapers, emery cloth, sanders and hand or pedestal grinders to remove excess material and ensure safe handling in accordance with job specifications.
1000 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to perform final inspection using precision measuring instruments and checking devices including inside and outside micrometers, vernier height gauges or indicators, gauge blocks, and pin gauges to ensure that the tolerances and dimensions of the sawed workpiece conform to job specifications.
1000 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to complete work documentation including tracking sheets, sign-off sheets, inspection reports, or procedure sheets to record the finalization of jobs and to facilitate traceability of work-in-process and ensure that data is recorded accurately and clearly in accordance with job specifications.
1000 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to practice good housekeeping in the workplace by cleaning up spills or leaks, keeping work area clean and clear of obstructions, and storing tools or equipment so that the potential for accident or injury is prevented and tools or equipment are in place and available in compliance with safety regulations.
1000 hrs
Milling Fundamentals - 117770 req. hrs
Demonstrate the ability to select milling cutting tools (end mills, face mills, shell cutters, slot drills, boring bars, slitting saws, and boring head) by using information from engineering drawings and job instructions to ensure that the tools selected are the correct ones needed to mill the workpiece to specifications.
1000 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to identify and prepare milling cutting tools by sharpening or replacing tools so that the cutting shape and angle is prepared for optimum cutting and personal safety in accordance with manufacturer’s specifications and company standards.
1000 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to set-up and maintain milling adjustable support tools (indexing heads, vises, angle plates, sine bars, and tables) ensuring that the support tool is the correct one for the application and the workpiece is located and secured during machining in accordance with job specifications
1000 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to set-up milling cutting tools to required operational alignments using arbors, collets, and drill chucks to ensure the tools are in position and held securely during machining in accordance with job specifications.
1000 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to select speeds and feeds of lathe using speed and feed charts and in accordance with the size, type, and hardness of workpiece material, so that the mill performs optimum cutting without damage to workpiece, cutting tools, or machine and ensures personal safety in accordance with job specifications.
1000 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to perform fly-cutting using a milling machine, single-point tool bit, and required cutting fluid so that the size, shape, squareness, and flatness of the fly-cut workpiece conforms to job specifications.
1000 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to face-mill using a milling machine, multi-point tool bit, face mill, and required cutting fluids so that the size, shape, squareness, and flatness of the faced workpiece conform to job specifications.
1000 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to machine steps, cut-outs, angles, and open slots using a milling machine, end mill, and required cutting fluid so that the size, shape, and angle of the end-milled workpiece conforms to job specifications.
1000 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to machine a pocket or slot using a milling machine, slot drill, center cutting end mill, and required cutting fluid so that the size, shape, and angle of milled pockets or slots conform to job specifications.
1000 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to machine a hole using a milling machine, drill bits, reamers, slot drills, and required cutting fluid so that the diameter, depth, and tolerance of the milled hole conforms to job specifications
1000 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to bore holes using a milling machine, boring bar, boring head, and required cutting fluid so that the diameter, finish, depth and location of the bored hole conforms to job specifications.
1000 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to deburr the workpiece using files, scrapers, emery cloth, sanders and hand or pedestal grinders to remove excess material and ensure safe handling in accordance with engineering drawings, job specifications.
1000 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to perform final inspection using precision measuring instruments and checking devices including inside and outside micrometers, vernier height gauges or indicators, gauge blocks, and pin gauges to ensure that the tolerances and dimensions of the sawed workpiece conform to the engineering drawings and job specifications.
1000 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to complete work documentation including tracking sheets, sign-off sheets, inspection reports, or procedure sheets to record the finalization of jobs and to facilitate traceability of work-in-process and ensure that data is recorded accurately and clearly in accordance with engineering drawings and job specifications.
1000 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to practice good housekeeping in the workplace by cleaning up spills or leaks, keeping work area clean and clear of obstructions, and storing tools or equipment so that the potential for accident or injury is prevented and tools or equipment are in place and available in compliance with safety regulations.
1000 hrs
Grinding Fundamentals - 124270 req. hrs
Demonstrate the ability to select a grinding wheel using information in engineering drawings, charts, and job specifications to ensure that the wheel selected is the correct grade and size needed to finish, shape, and size workforce in accordance with the hardness and finish of the workpiece and job specifications.
500 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to check condition of the grinding wheel for defects, cracks, or chips, and by taking the corrective action or replacing if required, to ensure personal safety and to perform optimum cutting in accordance with job specifications.
500 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to install the grinding wheel to specified radii and tangents and/or angles using diamond or star-wheel dresser, to ensure personal safety and to perform optimum grinding in accordance with job specifications.
500 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to locate and position the workpiece in the grinder to the required operational clearances by setting up workholding devices, including angle plate, magnetic holders, vises, chucks, centers, jigs, V-block, or mandrels, so that the workpiece is aligned, secured, and stable during grinding operations in accordance with job specifications.
500 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to surface grind the workpiece using surface grinders so that the finish, flatness, and size of ground surfaces conform to engineering drawings and job specifications.
500 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to hone holes using a honing machine and required attachments, so that the dimension and tolerance of the honed hole conforms to engineering drawings and job specifications.
500 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to lap the workpiece by hand grinding or using a power lapping machine so that the finish and flatness of the lapped surface conforms to engineering drawings and job specifications.
500 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to grind inside and outside diameters (ID/OD) using machine grinders so that the dimensions and tolerances of ground ID/OD surfaces conform to engineering drawings and job specifications.
500 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to grind tools and cutters using pedestal, surface, or tool and cutter grinders, so that the ground cutting edge of the tools or cutters conforms to tool geometry standards to ensure optimum metal removal and finish.
500 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to check ground surfaces using surface comparators to ensure that the surface is finished as specified in the engineering drawings and job specifications.
500 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to perform final inspection using precision measuring instruments and checking devices including inside and outside micrometers, vernier height gauges or indicators, gauge blocks, and pin gauges to ensure that the tolerances and dimensions of the sawed workpiece conform to the engineering drawings and job specifications.
500 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to complete work documentation including tracking sheets, sign-off sheets, inspection reports, or procedure sheets to record the finalization of jobs and to facilitate traceability of work-in-process and ensure that data is recorded accurately and clearly in accordance with engineering drawings and job specifications.
500 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to practice good housekeeping in the workplace by cleaning up spills or leaks, keeping work area clean and clear of obstructions, and storing tools or equipment so that the potential for accident or injury is prevented and tools or equipment are in place and available in compliance with safety regulations.
500 hrs
CNC Operations - 140270 req. hrs
Demonstrate the ability to identify and select Computerized Numerically Controlled (CNC) machines using information from the job specifications to ensure that machining process selected is the correct one to make the parts or components.
800 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to prepare a CNC set-up sheet to identify and describe all pertinent information needed for the setting up of machine tools in accordance with job specifications.
800 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to input and process program data to the machine memory using information from machine-tool manual and programming data so that the data is input correctly to machine the part in accordance with the job process sheet.
800 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to determine the tool path and calculate the proper coordinates to establish cutter start-point, cutter finish-point, and geometry of path in accordance with the set-up sheet and job specifications.
800 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to identify, select, and set up CNC cutting tools and tooling (tool holders, end and face mills, carbide insert tools, center- drill, drill, taps, reamers, counter bores, and boring head) to pre-determined reference points outlined from the prepared sequence sheets and tool lists, to ensure that the tools and tooling selected are the correct ones to machine the workpiece efficiently and safely.
800 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to identify, select, and set machine parameters (spindle feeds, table feeds, and power settings) using speed and feed charts and according to the type, size, grade, and hardness of the material to be cut so that the workpiece is machined efficiently and safely without damage to the tooling, machine, or workpiece and ensure personal safety in accordance with job specifications.
800 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to position and align workpiece in CNC machine to specified datums and required alignments, using chucks, face plates, collets, vises, clamps, stops, and fixtures to locate and position the workpiece, avoid collisions, and, ensure maximum stability during machining in accordance with job specifications.
800 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to input and verify the part program at CNC machine controls by: performing a dry run; taking a test cut; interrupt machining; measuring and checking dimensions; making adjustments to machine feeds, speeds, and offsets; editing the program; taking a final cut; and, performing an inspection prior to the production run; to ensure that the dimensions, shape, and tolerances of the machined part conforms to job specifications.
800 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to store and record a verified program on storage media (disks, drives, hard copy, or tapes) for future use so that programs can be retrieved and available for repeat machining jobs in accordance with job specifications.
800 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to verify tool sequence, tool path, and collision avoidance program by performing a dry run and editing program as required to ensure that the workpiece is machined in accordance with job specifications.
800 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to monitor the CNC machining process by interrupting machining, measuring or checking dimensions, and making adjustments to machine feeds, speeds, and offsets, so that the dimensions, shape, and tolerances of the machined workpiece are maintained during machining in conformance job specifications.
800 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to maintain material identification by marking or stamping the workpiece and completing shop documentation to facilitate traceability of the final product or work-in-process and maintain inventory control in accordance with company standards.
800 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to perform final inspection using precision measuring instruments and checking devices including inside and outside micrometers, vernier height gauges or indicators, gauge blocks, and pin gauges to ensure that the tolerances and dimensions of the sawed workpiece to conform to the engineering drawings and job specifications.
800 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to complete work documentation including tracking sheets, sign-off sheets, inspection reports, or procedure sheets to record the finalization of jobs and to facilitate traceability of work-in-process and ensure that data is recorded accurately and clearly in accordance with engineering drawings and job specifications.
800 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to practice good housekeeping in the workplace by cleaning up spills or leaks, keeping work area clean and clear of obstructions, and storing tools or equipment so that the potential for accident or injury is prevented and tools or equipment are in place and available in compliance with safety regulations.
800 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to create a job plan for a CNC Machining operation program.
800 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to construct part geometry for a CNC Machining operation program.
800 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to program the tool path for roughing and finishing operations for a CNC Machining operation program.
800 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to verify the tool path for a CNC Machining operation program.
800 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to generate CNC code for a CNC Machining operation program.
800 hrs
Leading Others - 148070 req. hrs
Demonstrate the ability to bring about strategic change, both within and outside the organization, to meet organizational goals.
300 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to lead people toward meeting the organization’s vision, mission, and goals.
300 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to develop networks and builds alliances; collaborates across boundaries to build strategic relationships and achieve common goals.
300 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to identify the internal and external politics that impact the work of the organization.
300 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to persuade others; build consensus through give and take; gain cooperation from others to obtain information and accomplish goals.
300 hrs
Demonstrates the ability to encourage creative tension and differences of opinions, but anticipates and takes steps to prevent counter- productive confrontations and manages and resolves conflicts and disagreements in a constructive manner.
300 hrs
Demonstrates the ability to foster an inclusive workplace where diversity and individual differences are valued and leveraged to achieve the vision and mission of the organization.
300 hrs
Demonstrates the ability to inspire and foster team commitment, spirit, pride, and trust and facilitate cooperation and motivates team members to accomplish group goals.
300 hrs
Demonstrates the ability to hold self and others accountable for measurable high-quality, timely, and cost-effective results.
300 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to determine objectives, set priorities and delegate work.
300 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to accept responsibility for mistakes.
300 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to comply with established control systems and rules.
300 hrs
Demonstrates the ability to anticipate and meet the needs of both internal and external customers.
300 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to make well-informed, effective, and timely decisions, even when data are limited or solutions produce unpleasant consequences; perceives the impact and implications of decisions.
300 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to position the organization for future success by identifying new opportunities; builds the organization by developing or improving products or services.
300 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to identify and analyze problems; weigh relevance and accuracy of information; generate and evaluate alternative solutions; make recommendations.
300 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to understand the organization’s financial processes and perform tasks necessary to show tracking of business performance.
300 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to build and manage workforce based on organizational goals, budget considerations, and staffing needs.
300 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to keep up-to-date on technological developments.
300 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to develop networks and builds alliances; collaborates across boundaries to build strategic relationships and achieve common goals.
300 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to identify the internal and external politics that impact the work of the organization.
300 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to persuade others; build consensus through give and take; gain cooperation from others to obtain information and accomplish goals.
300 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to behave in an honest, fair, and ethical manner.
300 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to ensure that employees are appropriately recruited, selected, appraised, and rewarded; take action to address performance problems.
300 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to treat others with courtesy, sensitivity, and respect.
300 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to contribute realistic costing estimates for jobs and execute on the plan to meet the desired organizational profitability.
300 hrs

Technical Instruction

Shop Practices
Apprentice Expectations
# | 10 hrs
Housekeeping
# | 10 hrs
5S
# | 10 hrs
Manufacturing Awareness
# | 10 hrs
People Skills
Teamwork
# | 10 hrs
Communications
# | 10 hrs
Active Listening
# | 10 hrs
Respect for Others
# | 10 hrs
Workplace Skills
Reading for Comprehension
# | 10 hrs
Business Writing
# | 10 hrs
Computer Basics
# | 10 hrs
Problem Solving
# | 10 hrs
Decision Making
# | 10 hrs
Time Management
# | 10 hrs
Customer Focus
# | 10 hrs
Personal Safe Work Habits
Safety Responsibilities
# | 40 hrs
Personal Grooming
# | 40 hrs
OSHA Guidance
# | 40 hrs
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
# | 40 hrs
Electrical Safety
# | 40 hrs
Machine Guarding
# | 40 hrs
Bloodborne Pathogen Exposure
# | 40 hrs
Confined Spaces
# | 40 hrs
Fire Safety and Evacuation Plans Hazard Communications
# | 40 hrs
Heat Stress
# | 40 hrs
Industrial Ergonomics
# | 40 hrs
Pedestrian Safety
# | 40 hrs
Fall Protection
# | 40 hrs
Walking and Working Surfaces
# | 40 hrs
Power and Hand Tool Safety
# | 40 hrs
Hearing Conservation Respiratory Protection
# | 40 hrs
Lock-Out/Tag-Out
LOTO Roles and Responsibilities
# | 10 hrs
LOTO Process and Procedures
# | 10 hrs
Hazardous Materials
Handling and Storage
# | 10 hrs
Metalworking Fluid Safety
# | 10 hrs
Machinist Calculations
Basic Arithmetic Operations
# | 40 hrs
Fractions, decimals and percentages
# | 40 hrs
Basic Algebra
# | 40 hrs
Geometry
# | 40 hrs
Trigonometry
# | 40 hrs
Calculating Part Features
# | 40 hrs
Calculating Machine Speeds and Feeds
# | 40 hrs
Locating Machine Points
# | 40 hrs
Calculating Sine Bar and Sine Plate
# | 40 hrs
Calculating Turning Tapers
# | 40 hrs
Calculating Depth of Cut on Round Surfaces
# | 40 hrs
Interpreting Prints & Drawings
Reading Blueprints Notes and Dimensions
# | 40 hrs
Basic Layouts of Drawings
# | 40 hrs
Basic Types of Drawings
# | 40 hrs
Scales of View or Section, Revisions CAD/CAM Design
# | 40 hrs
Part Tolerancing
# | 40 hrs
Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerancing (GD&T)
# | 40 hrs
Metrology
Accuracy and Precision
# | 40 hrs
Gauges/Variable Inspection Tools
# | 40 hrs
Storage and Handling
# | 40 hrs
Tool Calibration
# | 40 hrs
Surface Measurement
# | 40 hrs
Optical Comparator
# | 40 hrs
Coordinate Measuring Machine (CMM)
# | 40 hrs
Measuring and Improving Work
Quality Management System (QMS)
# | 20 hrs
Continuous Improvement Practices
# | 20 hrs
Production Schedule
# | 20 hrs
Material Resource Planning (MRP)
# | 20 hrs
Inventory Control
# | 20 hrs
Shop Floor Routing Documents
# | 20 hrs
Bill of Materials (BOM) Statistics and Statistical Process Control (SPC)
# | 20 hrs
Total Productive Maintenance (TPM)
# | 20 hrs
Metallurgy
Classification of Metals
# | 10 hrs
General Characteristics of Metals
# | 10 hrs
Heat Treatment
# | 10 hrs
Harness Testing
# | 10 hrs
Benchwork
Arbor and Shop Presses
# | 20 hrs
Bench Workholding
# | 20 hrs
Power Hand Tools
# | 20 hrs
Hand Files
# | 20 hrs
Hand Reamers
# | 20 hrs
Hand Taps
# | 20 hrs
Bench and Pedestal Grinders
# | 20 hrs
Pneumatic/Electric Deburring Tools
# | 20 hrs
Metal Cutting
# | 20 hrs
Operations
Machining Planning and Preparation Layout
# | 30 hrs
Machinability and Chip Formation
# | 30 hrs
Speeds, Feeds and Depths of Cut
# | 30 hrs
Machinist’s Handbook
# | 30 hrs
Sawing Fundamentals
Safe Work Practices – Sawing
# | 10 hrs
Quality Checks - Sawing
# | 10 hrs
Cutting Fluids, Coolants – Sawing
# | 10 hrs
Horizontal Band Cutoff Machine
# | 10 hrs
Workholding and Accessories - Sawing
# | 10 hrs
Vertical Band Saw
# | 10 hrs
Routine Maintenance – Sawing
# | 10 hrs
Housekeeping - Sawing
# | 10 hrs
Drilling Fundamentals
Safe Work Practices – Drilling
# | 30 hrs
Quality Checks - Drilling
# | 30 hrs
Cutting Fluids, Coolants – Drilling
# | 30 hrs
Types of Drill Presses
# | 30 hrs
Standard Drilling Tools
# | 30 hrs
Sharpening a Drill Bit Drill Setup
# | 30 hrs
Drilling Operations
# | 30 hrs
Countersinking Operations
# | 30 hrs
Counterboring Operations
# | 30 hrs
Reaming Operations
# | 30 hrs
Tapping Operations
# | 30 hrs
Drill Jigs
# | 30 hrs
Routine Maintenance – Drilling
# | 30 hrs
Housekeeping - Drilling
# | 30 hrs
Turning Fundamentals
Safe Work Practices – Turning
# | 80 hrs
Quality Checks - Turning
# | 80 hrs
Cutting Fluids, Coolants – Turning
# | 80 hrs
Operating Principles – Turning
# | 80 hrs
Controls - Turning
# | 80 hrs
Standard Workholding and Accessories – Turning
# | 80 hrs
Standard Tools & Toolholders - Turning
# | 80 hrs
Face and Center Drill Processes - Turning
# | 80 hrs
Drill, Ream and Bore Processes - Turning
# | 80 hrs
Center Turning
# | 80 hrs
Milling Fundamental
Safe Work Practices – Milling
# | 80 hrs
Quality Checks - Milling
# | 80 hrs
Cutting Fluids, Coolants – Milling
# | 80 hrs
Vertical Mill Operating Principles
# | 80 hrs
Horizontal Mill Operating Principles Controls - Milling
# | 80 hrs
Standard Workholding Devices - Milling
# | 80 hrs
Standard Tool Holders – Milling
# | 80 hrs
Standard Cutting Tools – Milling
# | 80 hrs
Standard Operations – Milling
# | 80 hrs
Boring a Hole – Milling
# | 80 hrs
Machining Angles
# | 80 hrs
Routine Maintenance - Milling
# | 80 hrs
Grinding Fundamentals
Safe Work Practices – Grinding
# | 80 hrs
Quality Checks - Grinding
# | 80 hrs
Cutting Fluids, Coolants – Grinding
# | 80 hrs
Grinding Wheel Selection
# | 80 hrs
Preparing a Grinding Wheel
# | 80 hrs
Surface Grinder Operation
# | 80 hrs
Common Problems – Grinding
# | 80 hrs
Routine Maintenance – Grinding
# | 80 hrs
Housekeeping - Grinding
# | 80 hrs
CNC Operations
Safe Work Practices – CNC
# | 100 hrs
CNC Applications
# | 100 hrs
Types of CNC Machines
# | 100 hrs
CNC Machine Control Systems
# | 100 hrs
Absolute and Incremental Coordinate Systems
# | 100 hrs
Machinability and Chip Formation-CNC
# | 100 hrs
Insert Material and Geometry
# | 100 hrs
Tooling Components – CNC
# | 100 hrs
Tooling Systems – CNC
# | 100 hrs
Tooling Cost Factors – CNC
# | 100 hrs
CNC Machine Setup
# | 100 hrs
Load Programs/Make Tool Offsets – CNC
# | 100 hrs
Create/Edit CNC Programs
# | 100 hrs
Leading Others
Team Building
# | 30 hrs
Conflict Resolution
# | 30 hrs
Manufacturing Management
# | 30 hrs
Harassment and Discrimination
# | 30 hrs
Managerial Accounting
# | 30 hrs
Performance Management
# | 30 hrs