Catalog 2016-2017 
    Feb 20, 2019  
Catalog 2016-2017 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Introduction to Manual and CNC Machining, Certificate of Completion


Admission Dates: Fall, Winter, Spring

Principles of Precision Machining certificate students will be well positioned to begin a career in the machine trades by gaining basic machining competencies through their work on projects along with a thorough grounding in shop theory, applied math, and a special emphasis on CAD/CAM programming and CNC machining.

Principles of Precision Machining certificate graduates will:

  • be prepared with skills to perform entry-level CNC machining and manual machining
  • gain a thorough grounding in shop theory and applied math
  • perform CAD/CAM programming and manual programming
  • set up and operate machine tools with a minimum of supervision

Lake Washington Institute of Technology does not offer every course each quarter. It is the student’s responsibility to consult the Class Schedule and work out an individual schedule with an adviser or counselor. Any developmental coursework a student may be required to complete may increase the program length.

Note: The Machine Technology program underwent curriculum revision prior to the start of Fall Quarter 2016. If you have questions about changes to the program, please contact a program faculty member at 425.739.8357 or 425.739.8365.
The Introduction to Manual and CNC Machining certificate was previously listed as Principles of Precision Machining and required 47 credits of coursework. The program was revised to better provide students with an on ramp to the machining industry.

Program Requirements

Total Program Credits: 32