Machining Technology 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.
Machining Technology 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
demonstrate critical thinking, teamwork, intercultural appreciation, communication and information literacy skills
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.
Required Course Sequence
First or Second Quarter
New students in the Machine Technology program will start with this set of courses or the next set, depending on which is offered in the quarter they begin.