CNC Tool and Cutter Grinder

Time-Based Apprenticeship
Sponsoring Company:
Advanced Tool, Inc.
Industries
O*Net Code
51-4194.00
Rapids Code
Req. Hours
36700
State
NY
Created
Apr 29, 2021
Updated
Apr 29, 2021

Time-Based Skills

5 skill sets | 25 total skills | 36700 total hours
Workplace Orientation - 600 req. hrs
Demonstrate knowledge of workplace procedures, policies, etc.
100 hrs
Describe workplace structure and workflow.
100 hrs
Practice working safely around machines and throughout shopfloor.
100 hrs
Demonstrate knowledge of workplace safety plans.
100 hrs
Properly perform physical work tasks.
100 hrs
Identify common machining and grinding equipment, such as: CNC (Computer Numerical Control) machining centers, CNC grinding machines. Identify manual lathes, mills, drill presses, grinders (if applicable).
100 hrs
Machining Fundamentals - 9600 req. hrs
Demonstrate understanding of engineering drawings; explain and describe components, such as: line types, views, symbols, and notations(s), especially tolerances.
1500 hrs
Learn and demonstrate an understanding of Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD &T).
1500 hrs
Develop an understanding of/demonstrate ability to utilize Computer-Aided Design (CAD) software to design cutting tools.
1500 hrs
Identify and understand geometric elements of cutting tools (e.g., end mills).
1500 hrs
Become familiar with all manner of substrates and coatings.
1500 hrs
Use shop math, such as decimals and basic geometry.
1500 hrs
Grinding and Inspection Fundamentals - 13600 req. hrs
Identify CNC grinder parts, especially wheel shapes, abrasive types, workholding pieces.
1000 hrs
Operate manual grinders (for example: Astro, Brown & Sharp, and Cincinnati).
1000 hrs
Dress and true abrasive wheels and wheel measurement (where applicable).
1000 hrs
Work with a variety of hand and inspection tools, such as: screwdrivers, pliers, box wrenches, micrometers, calipers, indicators, comparators.
1000 hrs
CNC Tool and Cutter Grinder Operations - 13900 req. hrs
Prepare blanks for grinding using automatic grinders, e.g., Peel/Plunge grinders.
100 hrs
Learn CNC grinder controls and software basics, e.g., standard navigation.
100 hrs
Operate CNC tool and cutter grinders to grind cutting tools, including transferring programs from PC.
100 hrs
Tool and Cutter Grinder Setup and Operation - 36700 req. hrs
Learn and use various tool and cutter software programs to set-up CNC operation, including simulation.
3800 hrs
Pick and dress proper wheels for part(s) to be manufactured.
3800 hrs
Set-up and run regrinds for cutting tools (if applicable).
3800 hrs
Create engineering drawings of parts to be ground.
3800 hrs
Write programs for tool grinding/manufacturing from scratch, including wheel selection, dressing, and measuring.
3800 hrs
Run tool and cutter grinder jobs independently and make adjustments.
3800 hrs

Technical Instruction

Safety & Health
General Workplace Safety
# | 32 hrs
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
# | 32 hrs
Right-to-Know/Safety Data Sheets (SDS)
# | 32 hrs
Sexual Harassment Prevention – must comply with Section 201-g of the Labor Law
# | 32 hrs
Lock-Out/Tag-Out (LO/TO)
# | 32 hrs