Program Outcomes (Machinist)
At the successful completion of the program curriculum, students will be able to:
- Apply safety procedures appropriate to running a modern machine shop.
- Interpret Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) used in machining fluids and materials.
- Use micrometers, indicators, calipers, height gauges, and etc. to measure and inspect parts accurately.
- Solve practical trigonometry problems related to the geometry of parts.
- Read and interpret engineering drawings as they apply to machined parts.
- Use geometric dimensioning and tolerancing symbols as applied to Engineering drawings
- Identify and use appropriate tool materials for a given application.
- Apply speeds and feeds for various cutting tools and materials.
- Set up and operate a variety of manual lathes, milling machines, and precision grinding machines to produce parts to specifications.
- Use common CNC machine language to write programs for CNC lathes and mills.
- Set up and operate a variety of CNC lathes and milling machines using 2,3 and 4 axis movements to produce parts to specifications.
- Use CAD/CAM software to generate geometry and tool path.
- Produce a capstone project to include the above skill sets.
In addition, the following college-wide learning outcomes reflect the guiding expectations of all programs at Bates Technical College:
- Human Diversity
- Effective Communication
- Critical Thinking