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Machinist/Tool and Die Maker

Competency-Based Apprenticeship
Sponsoring Company:
Minnesota Dual-Training Pipeline
O*Net Code
Rapids Code
Req. Hours
Jul 16, 2021
Jul 16, 2021

Competency-Based Skills

1 skill sets | 11 total skills
Industry-Sector Technical Competencies
Machining Introduction - Learn basic machining operations including safety, MSDS, measuring tools and use of drill presses and band saws.
Blueprint Reading - Knowledge in reading and understanding industrial prints such as GD&T.
Shop Math and Measurement - Training in basic math including linear measurement, metrics and beginning algebra, as well as SPC (statistics) used for data collection.
Tool and Die Setup and Programming Basics - Exposure to manual programming of tools. Learn types of tool and die controls, machinery, programming formats and basic terminology.
Design of Tooling - Determining the time it will take for a job to run. How to develop a part blank allowance for drawing and bending
Regulations - Understanding of industry regulations (such as ISA, GMP and AS) and how to interpret work instructions, standard operating procedures and work instructions based on regulations.
Machine Tool Theory - Learn to complete the processes required for manufacturing a precision part, use standard shop safety practices, set-up and operate standard manufacturing machines, complete accurate lay-outs, explain applications of hand tools and use correctly and use basic measuring tools.
Material Science - Basic understanding of material science or plastics and/or metallurgy.
Molding - Demonstrated knowledge of the process used in manufacturing to shape materials
Metallurgy - Understanding of the physical and chemical behavior of metallic elements, their inter-metallic compounds, and their mixtures (alloys). Includes: Materials stamped, Selection of tool steels for tooling
Inspection - Know the proper methods and instruments used to effectively inspect parts in the shop, including using instruments such as the caliper, micrometer, and CMM.

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