COMPUTERIZED MANUFACTURING AND MACHINING
MACHINE TOOL A 1 CREDIT
The course provides the basic principles needed for a solid foundation in machine tool technology. Areas and machines covered include shop safety, bench work, drill press, power saw, measurement, mills, and lathes.
MACHINE TOOL B 1 CREDIT
Pre-requisite: Machine Tool A
This course provides intermediate skill development in machine tool technology. The course builds on basic skills developed in MTT 110, especially in the calculation of safe cutting speed and feed rates for the drill press, power saw, mills, and lathes. Shop safety, bench-work, and precision measurement are also emphasized.
APPLIED MACHINING I 1 CREDIT
Pre-requisite: Machine Tool B
Consists of intermediate level skills using machining machines and surface grinders. It will include the selection of grinding wheels. Applications in milling, lathe, bench-work, and utilizing gauge blocks and the sine bar are covered in this course. Surface grinding and abrasives are introduced and properties of metals are discussed.
APPLIED MACHINING II 1 CREDIT
Pre-requisite: Applied Machining I
Carries the student to higher levels in the operation of machine tools. Applications in milling, lathe, bench-work, and utilizing gauge blocks and the sine bar are covered in this course. Surface grinding and abrasives are introduced, and properties of metals re discussed.
CONVERSATIONAL PROGRAMMING (CNC) 1 CREDIT
Pre-requisite: Machine Tool A & B
Introduce students to conversational guidelines, which will include program preparation, conversational input, and minor editing.
SPECIAL PROBLEMS (INDUSTRIAL SOLUTIONS) 1 CREDIT
Pre-requisite: Applied Machining 2
Special Topics expand course offerings, as well as address local health science issues as new opportunities arise. Topics may vary from semester to semester at the discretion of the instructor; Maximum of three credit hours may be offered.
PRACTICUM (MACHINE TOOL) 1 CREDIT
Pre-requisite: Special Problems (Industrial Solutions), Instructor Approval
Practicum provides supervised on-the-job work experience related to the student’s educational objectives. Students participating in the Practicum do not receive compensation.
CO-OP (MACHINE TOOL) 1 CREDIT
Pre-requisite: Instructor Approval
Cooperative Education provides supervised on-the-job work experience related to the student’s educational objectives. Students participating in the CO-OP education program receive compensation for their work.
Computerized Manufacturing and Machining
KY TECH Career Pathways
O*NET Code: 51-4041.00-01
Tests for Certifications:
KOSSA – Manufacturing (MTT), NIMS
Machine Tool A
Machine Tool B
Applied Machining 1
Applied Machining 2
Conversational Programming (CNC)
Special Problems (Industrial Solutions)
Practicum 1, 2, 3 (Machine Tool)
CO-OP 1, 2, 3 (Machine Tool)
Students are required to take all KOSSA & industry certification exams in which the student has met the minimum course requirements for that career pathway.
Students must take a minimum of 3 credits in a career pathway in order to take KOSSA and 4 credits to be a program completer.
In order to be “Career Ready,” a student must pass a KOSSA and have one of the following: Gold or Silver Work Keys status, a 50 on the ASVAB, or be “College Ready” (ACT: English 18, Math 19, and Reading 20 or COMPASS: English 74, Math 36, and Reading 85).