This class is available for registration anytime between July 1, 2020 through May 13, 2021.
Enrollment is continuous. Students may start anytime after completing Machining Level 1: Measurement, Materials & Safety. Machining Level 1: Job Planning, Benchwork & Layout is approx. 12 hours per week for six weeks. The course includes: Safety Procedures, Bench Work, Hand Tools, Precision Measuring Instruments, Drill Presses, Cut-off Saws, Engine Lathes, Manual Surface Grinders, and Milling Machines Introduction. Detailed instruction is provided in understanding Engineering Drawings, Orthographic Projection, Basic Symbols and Notation, Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing, Layout Techniques, Precision Measurement, Hand Tools, Band Saws, Feed and Speed Calculations, Drilling, Threading, Tapping, and Reaming Operations. Use and understanding of the Machinist Handbook is continued, and Introduction to Manual Milling and Milling Cutting Tools is initiated. The student will produce parts that are submitted for evaluation and then be knowledge-tested online by a separate proctor to earn their second NIMS (National Institute of Metalworking Skills) Credential - Jobs Planning, Benchwork & Layout.
The schedule is Monday - Friday in the machinist shop behind the Carver Center from 8:30 am through 5 pm. Location Address: 9440 James Madison Highway, Rapidan, VA 22733. Please contact the instructor at 540-445-0610.