Tool and Die Maker

Time-Based Apprenticeship
Sponsoring Company:
California Tooling and Machining Apprenticeship Association
Industries
O*Net Code
51-4111.00
Rapids Code
Req. Hours
9680
State
CA
Created
Apr 29, 2021
Updated
Apr 29, 2021

Time-Based Skills

17 skill sets | 54 total skills | 9680 total hours
Job Planning and Preparation - 1600 req. hrs
Layout
200 hrs
Tool control
200 hrs
Selection
200 hrs
Coolant change
200 hrs
Application
200 hrs
Sketching
200 hrs
Safety training
200 hrs
Estimating
200 hrs
Process Control, Documentation, and Quality - 2000 req. hrs
Material identification
100 hrs
In-process inspection
100 hrs
GD&T interpretation and application
100 hrs
Final inspection
100 hrs
Shop Maintenance - 2500 req. hrs
Preventative maintenance
100 hrs
Lubrication
100 hrs
Coolant changes
100 hrs
Calibration
100 hrs
Cleaning of machines
100 hrs
Drilling - 3100 req. hrs
General drilling
200 hrs
Tapping
200 hrs
Reaming on a CNC or manual machine
200 hrs
Turning (Manual) - 3500 req. hrs
Set up and operation
400 hrs
Turning (CNC) - 3600 req. hrs
Set up and operation
100 hrs
Milling (Manual) - 4000 req. hrs
Set up and operation
400 hrs
Milling (CNC) - 4100 req. hrs
Set up and operation
100 hrs
Grinding - 4400 req. hrs
Manual or CNC setup and operation (surface, cylindrical)
300 hrs
Secondary Operations and Metallurgy - 5000 req. hrs
Heat treating
100 hrs
Finishing
100 hrs
Coating
100 hrs
Surface treatment
100 hrs
Material testing
100 hrs
Working with composites (optional)
100 hrs
Bench Work - 7800 req. hrs
Deburring
400 hrs
Fit-up
400 hrs
Repair
400 hrs
Assembly
400 hrs
Fabrication
400 hrs
Use of power and hand tools
400 hrs
Tool grinding
400 hrs
CAD / CAM - 7980 req. hrs
Drawing import model(s)
60 hrs
G&M code familiarity
60 hrs
Post process and validation
60 hrs
Precision Inspection - 8380 req. hrs
Operates CMM
100 hrs
Vision precision metrology
100 hrs
Instrumentation
100 hrs
Writes reports
100 hrs
Electrical Discharge Machining - 8580 req. hrs
Operates wire EDM
100 hrs
Operates plunge EDM
100 hrs
Tool Control - 8780 req. hrs
Works in tool room
100 hrs
Learns types, proper application and tool life/control
100 hrs
Die Design - 9580 req. hrs
Planning
200 hrs
Maintenance
200 hrs
Tool
200 hrs
Fixture
200 hrs
Jig Borer - 9680 req. hrs
Precision hole and pattern location on: manual / CNC / grinder
100 hrs