Gears, nuts, bolts, screws form the basis of machines, and the Machine Shop program is designed to teach students how to use and make parts. Students experience that Machine Shop is the heart of manufacturing. They learn how to use tools and machines to shape, create and form metal into functioning pieces of machinery. The course also prepares students for post secondary education or to directly enter the work force.
National Institute of Metalworking Skills (NIMS) —
- Measurement, materials, and safety
- Job planning, benchwork, and layout
- Turning operations
- Milling 1