Palm Beach State College

College Catalog 2017-2018

Palm Beach State College
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Machining Technology  (5459)


Type of Award
PSAV - Post Secondary Adult Vocational Certificate


Program Website
www.palmbeachstate.edu/programs/Machining


Program Description
This PSAV program is designed to prepare the student for employment in the manufacturing industry as a machinist.
Course content includes safety issues of the manufacturing environment, associated math and blueprint reading skills, computer numerical control (CNC) programming, manufacturing planning/methods, inspection methods, coordinate measuring machine (CMM) use and related machining concepts and theories. Shop or laboratory activities are an integral part of the program and provide instruction in the various machine tools, machine accessories and programming techniques related to current industry standard and practices.


Program Learning Outcomes
For detailed information, visit www.palmbeachstate.edu/learningoutcomes/Program-Learning-Outcomes.


Admission Requirements
No high school diploma or GED is required. Students must:

 


Completion Requirements
Students must successfully complete all courses listed in the catalog for this program. Students must pass with the following minimum Test of Adult Basic Education (TABE) scores: Reading: 9; English: 8; Mathematics: 9 or qualify for TABE exemption.


Program Length
Total program hours: 1,500. Approximate program length: 13 months.


Location
The program is offered at the Lake Worth campus.


For More Information
Interim Program Director - Lynnmarie Gomes Highsmith,
gomeshl@palmbeachstate.edu, (561) 868-3547


To see when the course is offered, click the course number. To see a course description, click the course title.
Required Courses Clock Hours: 1,500
  Group A Machinist Helper  
PMT0202 Machinist Helper 1 150
PMT0201 Machinist Helper 2 150
  Group B Machine Operator  
PMT0211 Machinist Operator 1 150
PMT0230 Machinist Operator 2 150
  Group C Machine Set-up Operator  
PMT0229 Machinist Setup Operator 1 150
PMT0500 Machinist Setup Operator 2 150
PMT0510 Machinist Setup Operator 3 150
PMT0260 Machinist Setup Operator 4 150
  Group D Machinist  
PMT0258 Machinist 1 150
PMT0259 Machinist 2 150
Total Program Clock Hours: 1,500

For individualized course sequence


Employment Opportunities
Student may find entry-level employment as machinists, machinist helpers, computer aided design/computer aided manufacturing (CAD/CAM) operators or programmers, and CAD/CAM machine operators or programmers.


Gainful Employment
For more information about graduation rates, the median debt of students who completed the program, and other related information,
see www.palmbeachstate.edu/areasofstudy/GainfulEmployment.


Career Path Notes
Upon completion of these programs, students are awarded 24 credits towards the A.S. degree in Industrial Management Technology.


Career Center
www.palmbeachstate.edu/Career
For more information about employment opportunities including job outlook and salary information visit:
Occupational Outlook Handbook: http://www.bls.gov/oco/
O-Net Online: http://online.onetcenter.org/