CNC Operator and Programmer

Time-Based Apprenticeship
Sponsoring Company:
General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems, Inc.
Industries
O*Net Code
51-9162.00
Rapids Code
1100HY
Req. Hours
63390
State
DC
Created
Apr 29, 2021
Updated
Apr 29, 2021

Time-Based Skills

21 skill sets | 170 total skills | 63390 total hours
Safety Compliance - 240 req. hrs
Demonstrate the ability to adhere to personal grooming and personal protective equipment requirements in the facility.
30 hrs
Demonstrate the safe use of hand and power tools.
30 hrs
Demonstrate the correct way to clean machines and floor area.
30 hrs
Demonstrate the proper use of cleaning materials and fluids.
30 hrs
Demonstrate OSHA lifting techniques.
30 hrs
Identify all pinch points on primary and supportive machine tools and the proper placements of guards.
30 hrs
Demonstrate both emergency and standard shut down of all required equipment.
30 hrs
Demonstrate the proper use of a fire extinguisher.
30 hrs
Lock-Out/Tag-Out - 255 req. hrs
Demonstrate adherence to performing lock-out/tag-out procedures and energy isolation for assigned machinery in accordance with facility regulations.
15 hrs
Handling Hazardous Materials - 270 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.
15 hrs
Shop Practices - 540 req. hrs
Demonstrate the ability to know the jobs assigned to you.
30 hrs
Demonstrate a working knowledge of the company policy manual.
30 hrs
Demonstrate a dedication to the trade and to the quality and professional standards set forth by the company.
30 hrs
Demonstrate an ability to show up on time every day with a desire to work hard and add value to the company.
30 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to follow instructions laid out by your supervisor.
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 maintain a clean orderly and safe work area.
30 hrs
Identify the steps involved in 5S.
30 hrs
Demonstrate how to perform a preventive maintenance procedure for a given machine to extend machine life and minimize downtime in accordance with company-approved maintenance specifications and overall program goals.
30 hrs
Shop Mathematics - 990 req. hrs
Demonstrate how to convert fractions to decimals form.
75 hrs
Demonstrate how to convert dimensions to metric equivalent.
75 hrs
Demonstrate how to calculate a missing angle from a triangle.
75 hrs
Demonstrate how to solve missing measurements in right angles.
75 hrs
Demonstrate how to calculate the area of a circle.
75 hrs
Demonstrate how to solve for the unknown hypotenuse of a right triangle using the Pythagorean Theorem.
75 hrs
Blueprint Reading - 1290 req. hrs
Demonstrate the ability to identify symbols, notations, and lines to industry standards.
75 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to determine dimensions, critical features and tolerances on machine drawing.
75 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to interpret pictorial drawings to industry standards.
75 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to interpret multi-view drawings to industry standard.
75 hrs
Metrology - 3015 req. hrs
Demonstrate the ability to interpret part drawing specifications through working with blueprints (dimensions, layout, material, surface finish, countersinks, tolerances, threading, etc.).
75 hrs
Demonstrate the use of measurement tools to inspect whole characteristics.
75 hrs
Demonstrate the use of measurement tools to inspect thread characteristics.
75 hrs
Demonstrate the use of measurement tools to inspect surface texture characteristics.
75 hrs
Demonstrate the use of measurement tools to inspect hardness.
75 hrs
Demonstrate the use of a steel rule.
75 hrs
Demonstrate the use of inside (ID) and outside (OD) micrometers.
75 hrs
Demonstrate the use of a height gauge.
75 hrs
Demonstrate the use of a vernier/dial caliper.
75 hrs
Demonstrate the use of a pitch gage (thread gage).
75 hrs
Demonstrate the use of a depth gage.
75 hrs
Demonstrate the use of a Bore gage.
75 hrs
Demonstrate the use of a Ring gage.
75 hrs
Demonstrate the use of a Snap gage.
75 hrs
Demonstrate the use of a Go/No-Go gage.
75 hrs
Demonstrate the use of Jo Blocks.
75 hrs
Demonstrate the use of a Pin gage.
75 hrs
Demonstrate the use of a telescoping gage.
75 hrs
Demonstrate the use of a Measuring scale.
75 hrs
Demonstrate the use of a Radius gage.
75 hrs
Demonstrate the use of a Tape measure.
75 hrs
Demonstrate the use of a Taper gage.
75 hrs
Demonstrate the use of a Ball gage.
75 hrs
Measuring and Improving Work - 3240 req. hrs
Demonstrate the ability to record points on a control chart.
75 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to identify a process that is in or out of control.
75 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to identify a production problem, propose a remedy, having been given the authorization to implement the process improvement and carry it out.
75 hrs
Problem Solving - 4140 req. hrs
Demonstrate the tracing of defects to the originating section of their root cause.
225 hrs
Demonstrate the use of cause mapping when performing Root Cause Analysis.
225 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to perform daily, weekly and monthly Preventative Maintenance responsibilities.
225 hrs
Demonstrate the ability to conduct a triage level of troubleshooting and communicate findings to maintenance technician.
225 hrs
Metal Cutting Fundamentals - 8940 req. hrs
Demonstrate how adjusting cuttings can effect chip creation and cut conditions.
600 hrs
Demonstrate the proper selection and installation of cutting tools to OD and ID tool holders.
600 hrs
Demonstrate the proper work holding identification and set up for chucks, collets and vises.
600 hrs
Demonstrate the correct selection and safe use of cutting fluids during the metal removal process.
600 hrs
Demonstrate how the properly set tool angles to meet part specifications for metal removal operations.
600 hrs
Demonstrate how to calculate speeds and feeds for cutting tools.
600 hrs
Demonstrate how to calculate tap drill size.
600 hrs
Demonstrate how to identify wear on an insert.
600 hrs
Manual Operations Tools and Techniques - 28740 req. hrs
Demonstrate the safe and proper use of a bench vise.
600 hrs
Demonstrate the safe and proper use of a ball-peened hammer.
600 hrs
Demonstrate the safe and proper use of a soft faced hammer.
600 hrs
Demonstrate the safe and proper use of a standard screw driver.
600 hrs
Demonstrate the safe and proper use of a phillips screw driver.
600 hrs
Demonstrate the safe and proper use of an offset screw driver.
600 hrs
Demonstrate the safe and proper use of a hand hacksaw.
600 hrs
Demonstrate the safe and proper use of a machinist's file.
600 hrs
Demonstrate the safe and proper use of precision files.
600 hrs
Demonstrate the safe and proper use of rotary and blur files.
600 hrs
Demonstrate how to safely hand tap through tapering, plugging or bottoming.
600 hrs
Demonstrate the safe and proper use of a T-handle wrench.
600 hrs
Demonstrate the safe and proper use of a double-ended tap wrench.
600 hrs
Demonstrate the safe and proper use of a tap extractor.
600 hrs
Demonstrate how to thread dies.
600 hrs
Demonstrate the safe and proper use of a solid hand reamer.
600 hrs
Demonstrate the safe and proper use of an expansion hand reamer.
600 hrs
Demonstrate the safe and proper use of an adjustable hand reamer.
600 hrs
Demonstrate the safe and proper use of a roughing taper reamer.
600 hrs
Demonstrate the safe and proper use of a finish taper reamer.
600 hrs
Demonstrate how to prepare the layout table surface for metalwork.
600 hrs
Demonstrate the safe and proper use of a pocket or double ended scribe.
600 hrs
Demonstrate the safe and proper use of a combination square set.
600 hrs
Demonstrate the safe and proper use of a surface gauge.
600 hrs
Demonstrate the safe and proper use of a vernier height gauge.
600 hrs
Demonstrate the safe and proper use of angular layout tools (bevel protractor head, rule, and universal bevel protractor).
600 hrs
Demonstrate the safe and proper use of circular layout tools (dividers, trammels, center head and rule).
600 hrs
Demonstrate the safe and proper use of permanent layout tools (pocket scribe, rule or straight edge, prick punch, automatic center punch).
600 hrs
Demonstrate the safe and proper use of an angle plate.
600 hrs
Demonstrate the safe and proper use of a toolmaker's clamp.
600 hrs
Demonstrate the safe and proper use of a parallels.
600 hrs
Demonstrate the safe and proper use of V-blocks.
600 hrs
Demonstrate the safe and proper use of key seat rules.
600 hrs
Metal Removal Operations – Grinding Machine - 31215 req. hrs
Demonstrate knowledge of grinding machine safety procedures, and the identification of grinding machine parts and their function.
225 hrs
Demonstrate the proper wheel selection to perform all grinding tasks from information obtained from the part print, and process plan.
225 hrs
Demonstrate how to perform ring testing, to determine the wheel’s soundness prior to mounting.
225 hrs
Demonstrate how to perform the proper procedure used for balancing, mounting, and dressing the grinding wheel on the surface grinder to perform required grinding operations.
225 hrs
Demonstrate how to grind a concave radius to specification.
225 hrs
Demonstrate how to grind a convex radius to specification.
225 hrs
Demonstrate how to sharpen a center punch.
225 hrs
Demonstrate how to sharpen a chisel.
225 hrs
Demonstrate how to grind and sharpen tools.
225 hrs
Demonstrate how to set-up a cylindrical grinder for routine OD grinding of a cylindrical part held on both ends.
225 hrs
Demonstrate how to set-up a centerless grinder for routine OD grinding of a cylindrical part.
225 hrs
Metal Removal Operations – Drilling Machines - 33015 req. hrs
Demonstrate knowledge of drilling machine safety procedures, and the identification of drilling machine parts and their function.
225 hrs
Demonstrate how to inspect and clean a drill press.
225 hrs
Demonstrate how to drill and ream holes to specification.
225 hrs
Demonstrate how to bore holes to specification.
225 hrs
Demonstrate how to counter bore holes to specification.
225 hrs
Demonstrate how to countersink holes to specification.
225 hrs
Demonstrate how to spot face holes to specification.
225 hrs
Demonstrate how to tap holes by industry standard.
225 hrs
Metal Removal Operations – Metal Sawing Machines - 34590 req. hrs
Demonstrate knowledge of sawing machine safety procedures, and the identification of sawing machine parts and their function.
225 hrs
Demonstrate how to inspect and clean a metal cutting band saw.
225 hrs
Demonstrate how to install a band saw blade, cut and weld.
225 hrs
Demonstrate how to saw angles to specifications.
225 hrs
Demonstrate how to saw contours to specifications.
225 hrs
Demonstrate how to saw to scribed line within tolerance.
225 hrs
Demonstrate how to saw straight cuts to specifications.
225 hrs
Metal Removal Operations – Turning Operations - 42090 req. hrs
Demonstrate knowledge of turning machine safety procedures, and the identification of turning machine parts and their function.
750 hrs
Demonstrate how to perform proper cutting tool selection necessary to perform all required turning operations within the specified tolerances on a part print.
750 hrs
Demonstrate the proper insert and tool holder selection, necessary to perform all required turning, and boring operations within the specified tolerances on a part print.
750 hrs
Demonstrate how to set-up and carry out cutting internal and external tapers within the tolerances specified on a part print and taper calculations.
750 hrs
Demonstrate how to calculate cutting speeds and feeds and apply these calculations while performing required, various turning operations on the lathe.
750 hrs
Demonstrate how to select, mount, set-up, hold, and align work using work holding devices on the lathe to perform the required turning operations.
750 hrs
Demonstrate how to perform turning, facing, necking, boring and grooving operations within the specified tolerances on the part print.
750 hrs
Demonstrate how to perform square, angular, and filleted shouldering operations within the tolerances specified on a part print.
750 hrs
Demonstrate how to cut an external and internal U.N. thread within the tolerances specified on the part print.
750 hrs
Demonstrate how to cut an external and internal and taper on the engine lathe using the tailstock set-over method, compound rest, and a taper attachment to within the tolerances specified on a part print.
750 hrs
Metal Removal Operations – Milling Operations - 46590 req. hrs
Demonstrate knowledge of milling machine safety procedures, and the identification of milling machine parts and their function.
750 hrs
Demonstrate how to perform proper cutting tool selection necessary to perform all required milling operations within the specified tolerances on a part print.
750 hrs
Demonstrate how to properly select and insert the tool holder, necessary to perform all required milling operations within the specified tolerances on a blueprint.
750 hrs
Demonstrate how to select, mount, set-up, hold, and align work using work holding devices on the milling machine to perform the required milling and squaring operations.
750 hrs
Demonstrate how to calculate cutting speeds and feeds and apply these calculations while performing required milling, drilling, and boring operations on the milling machine.
750 hrs
Demonstrate how to produce a part matching the milling process plan and the part print specifications.
750 hrs
Metallurgy - 46965 req. hrs
Explain how common grades of metals impact machining processes and apply the theory to the selection of tooling during machine set-up.
375 hrs
Specialized Machining – EDM or Other - 47865 req. hrs
Demonstrate knowledge of Electrical Discharging Machining (EDM) machine safety procedures, and the identification of EDM machine parts and their function.
225 hrs
Demonstrate how to perform proper wire electrode selection necessary to perform all required EDM operations within the specified tolerances on a part print.
225 hrs
Demonstrate how to properly make clamp selection, necessary to perform all required EDM operations within the specified tolerances on a blueprint.
225 hrs
Demonstrate how to produce a part matching the EDM process plan and the part print and current specifications.
225 hrs
Specialized Machining – ECM or Other - 48765 req. hrs
Demonstrate knowledge of Electrical Chemical Machining (ECM) machine safety procedures, and the identification of ECM machine parts and their function.
225 hrs
Demonstrate how to perform proper tooling selection necessary to perform all required ECM operations within the specified tolerances on a part print.
225 hrs
Demonstrate how to properly make clamp selection, necessary to perform all required ECM operations within the specified tolerances on a blueprint.
225 hrs
Demonstrate how to produce a part matching the ECM process plan and the part print and current specifications.
225 hrs
Specialized Machining – Electrolytic Grinding or Other - 49665 req. hrs
Demonstrate knowledge of Electrolytic Grinding machine safety procedures, and the identification of Electrolytic Grinding machine parts and their function.
225 hrs
Demonstrate how to perform proper electrode grinding wheel selection and truing necessary to perform all required Electrolytic Grinding operations within the specified tolerances on a part print.
225 hrs
Demonstrate how to properly make work-holding selection, necessary to perform all required Electrolytic Grinding operations within the specified tolerances on a blueprint.
225 hrs
Demonstrate how to produce a part matching the Electrolytic Grinding process plan and the part print and current specifications.
225 hrs
Controls - 63390 req. hrs
Explain the Cartesian coordinate system and polar coordinates for a milling process.
915 hrs
Explain the Cartesian coordinate system and polar coordinates for a turning process.
915 hrs
Describe the functions and use of basic G and M codes.
915 hrs
Demonstrate how to write a G code program in order to machine a basic cylindrical part on the CNC lathe.
915 hrs
From a print of a basic cylindrical part, calculate the tooling, coordinates and toolpaths necessary to machine the part on a CNC lathe.
915 hrs
Identify the canned cycles available on commonly used lathes in the work environment.
915 hrs
Demonstrate how to write a G code program in order to machine a basic rectangular part on the CNC mill.
915 hrs
From a print of a basic rectangular part with a pocket and threaded holes, calculate the tooling coordinates and toolpaths necessary to machine the part on a CNC mill.
915 hrs
Identify the canned cycles available on commonly used mills in the work environment.
915 hrs
Demonstrate how to make offsets to an existing CNC program, as required to meet part specifications.
915 hrs
Demonstrate how to convert between different units of speed and feed variables required for the lathe.
915 hrs
Demonstrate how to convert between different units of speed and feed variables required for the mill.
915 hrs
Identify Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GDandT) feature control frames.
915 hrs
Identify standard GDandT dimensional tolerance.
915 hrs
Identify GDandT tolerances for form orientation, location.
915 hrs

Technical Instruction

Health and Safety
OSHA and proper safety practices
# | 34 hrs
Machine guarding
# | 34 hrs
Blood borne pathogen exposure
# | 34 hrs
Confined spaces
# | 34 hrs
Fire safety and prevention measures
# | 34 hrs
Hazard communication
# | 34 hrs
Heat stress
# | 34 hrs
Industrial ergonomics
# | 34 hrs
Pedestrian safety
# | 34 hrs
Fall protection
# | 34 hrs
Walking and working surfaces
# | 34 hrs
Power hand tools
# | 34 hrs
Hearing conservation
# | 34 hrs
Respiratory protection
# | 34 hrs
Ammonia awareness
# | 34 hrs
Food safety
# | 34 hrs
Foodborne pathogens
# | 34 hrs
Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points (HACCP)
# | 34 hrs
Sanitation
# | 34 hrs
Lock-out/Tag-out
LOTO
# | 8 hrs
Handling Hazardous Materials
Hazardous materials handling and storage
# | 16 hrs
Metalworking fluid safety
# | 16 hrs
Shop Practices
Apprenticeship expectations
# | 32 hrs
Housekeeping
# | 32 hrs
5S
# | 32 hrs
Manufacturing costs
# | 32 hrs
Shop Mathematics
Basic arithmetic operations
# | 40 hrs
Fractions, decimals and percentages
# | 40 hrs
Basic algebra
# | 40 hrs
Geometry
# | 40 hrs
Trigonometry
# | 40 hrs
Blueprint Reading
Blueprint fundamentals
# | 32 hrs
Interpreting blueprints
# | 32 hrs
Part tolerancing
# | 32 hrs
GD&T
# | 32 hrs
Metrology
Units of measurement
# | 24 hrs
Basic measurement
# | 24 hrs
Applied Inspection
# | 24 hrs
Measuring and Improving Work
Quality programs
# | 40 hrs
Continuous process improvement
# | 40 hrs
Lean manufacturing
# | 40 hrs
Statistics
# | 40 hrs
Statistical Process Control (SPC)
# | 40 hrs
Problem Solving
Total Production Maintenance (TPM) program
# | 24 hrs
Root Cause Analysis
# | 24 hrs
Troubleshooting
# | 24 hrs
Industry Onboarding
Optional Customization
# | 8 hrs
Metal Cutting Fundamentals
Metal removal theory
# | 10 hrs
Metal removal operations
# | 10 hrs
Workholding
# | 10 hrs
Cutting tools
# | 10 hrs
Speeds and Feeds
# | 10 hrs
Cutting Geometry
# | 10 hrs
Cutting Fluids
# | 10 hrs
Manual Operations Tools and Techniques
Benchwork
# | 10 hrs
Layout
# | 10 hrs
Hand Tools
# | 10 hrs
Metal Removal Operations
Drilling machines
# | 10 hrs
Lathes
# | 10 hrs
Metal saws
# | 10 hrs
Milling machine
# | 10 hrs
Grinding machines
# | 10 hrs
Metallurgy
Physical properties of metal
# | 10 hrs
Ferrous metal
# | 10 hrs
Heat treatment
# | 10 hrs
Testing of metals
# | 10 hrs
Non Ferrous metals and alloys
# | 10 hrs
Specialized Machining
Electrical Discharge Machining (EDM)
# | 10 hrs
Electrical Chemical Machining (ECM)
# | 10 hrs
Electrolytic Grinding
# | 10 hrs
Controls
Computer Numerical Control (CNC) Theory
# | 10 hrs
Computer Numerical Control (CNC) Operations
# | 10 hrs
Computer Numerical Control (CNC) Programming
# | 10 hrs
Hydraulics
Fluid power system safety
# | 10 hrs
Fluid power system schematics
# | 10 hrs
Hydraulic pump operations
# | 10 hrs
Workplace Communications
Making a great first impression
# | 12 hrs
Building good work relationships
# | 12 hrs
Being tactful
# | 12 hrs
Verbal and non-verbal communication
# | 12 hrs
Active listening
# | 12 hrs
Resolving conflict in the workplace
# | 12 hrs
Writing effective emails
# | 12 hrs
Getting your message across to audiences
# | 12 hrs
Giving and receiving feedback
# | 12 hrs
Leading Others
Conflict resolution
# | 8 hrs
Team building
# | 8 hrs
Working in a diverse workplace
# | 8 hrs
Leading a diverse workplace
# | 8 hrs
Developing Others
Adult learning theory
# | 8 hrs
Delivery of OJL
# | 8 hrs
Performance Management
# | 8 hrs
Mentoring
# | 8 hrs