2022-2023 San Joaquin Delta College Catalog 
    Jul 18, 2024  
2022-2023 San Joaquin Delta College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Program Pathway

Manual Machining Certificate of Achievement

Upon successful completion of the Manual Machining certificate, the student will demonstrate skills, knowledge and training for entry-level positions in a variety of industries including machine shops, metal fabrication shops, tool and die shops, mold shops, industrial maintenance or millwright positions, and apprenticeships in these fields. The student will demonstrate the safe and proper operation of lathe, milling machine, grinding machines, drilling and sawing machines, and other common shop tools. The student will demonstrate an ability to apply mathematics, problem solving skills, and machining techniques to the fabrication process.

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this program, students will be able to:

  1. Apply mathematics concepts to solve machining problems such as calculating machining feed rates and spindle speeds.
  2. Use precision measurement tools to inspect work.
  3. Use basic layout techniques to create parts for metal fabrication.
  4. Safely setup and run manual machine tool equipment.
  5. Join metals with welding processes.
  6. Convert graphical information found in engineering drawings into fabricated metal parts.

Minimum Units Required: 24

Complete all courses with a grade of “C” or better.

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