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Machining Level 1: Measurement, Materials & Safety - NIMS - FF

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This class is a G3 eligible program. Find out more about G3 at


This class is available for registration anytime between July 1 through June 1.
Students have 20 weeks to complete the program.


This is a six-week course broken down into two parts. The first part is web-based and self-paced.  Topics include the basics of Blueprint Reading, Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerance, Quality Control, Machining Processes, Machine Setup, CNC Machine Operation, Precision Measurement and Gauging, and Cycle Time Optimization. Each mod­ule is tested. The second part covers more in-depth knowledge of Measurements, Materials & Safety including the use of Precision Measurement Devices and Material Designation. This will allow the student to earn their first National Institute of Metalworking Skills Credential - Measurement, Materials & Safety. The second portion of the course will be held in person.

Instructor is available 4pm - 8pm Tuesdays and Thursdays at
New Pathways Tech
9440 James Madison Highway
Rapidan, VA  22733
Reach the instructor at 540-445-0610

Class Details

0 Session(s)

NA - Online

(to be decided) TBD 

CEUs : 7.2

Start Date:upon registration



Please read:  I am enrolling in this class as part of the New Economy Workforce Credential Grant Program (WCG). As a condition to receiving this grant, I agree to the following terms and conditions as specified on this: WCG Release Form

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Registration Closes On
Thursday, June 1, 2023 @ 12:00 AM

Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
N/A - Online (to be decided) TBD