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Tool and Die Maker

Published
Time-Based Apprenticeship
Sponsoring Company:
California Tooling and Machining Apprenticeship Association
Industries
O*Net Code
51-4111.00
Rapids Code
Req. Hours
3060
State
CA
Created
Aug 27, 2021
Updated
Aug 27, 2021

Time-Based Skills

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

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