Precision Machining Technology | Home

Precision Machining Technology

Associate in Applied Science Degree & Certificate

Print AAS Degree Info
Print PMT Certificate Info
Email

 

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

The Precision Machining Technology program offers a two-year Associate in Applied Science degree and a one-year Certificate. The program is designed to prepare students for entry level positions in the machine tool industry. Students will be trained in the conventional areas (lathe, mills, drills and grinders), as well as in Computer Numerical Control (CNC). A working knowledge of the machinery’s handbook will provide graduates the knowledge to be contributors in any environment they work.

A laptop computer is required for this program, and all tools are supplied.

 

More Precision Machining Technology Information...

a


PROGRAM MISSION

The Precision Machining Technology program is committed to providing the skills, knowledge, and understanding needed to obtain entry level employment in the metal-products industry.

The program provides communication skills and the ability to recognize the need for lifelong learning. Using high academic standards in a learning environment that is safe and supportive, the participant is expected to develop the necessary skills for a variety of occupations in the metal trades industry.

EDUCATIONAL OUTCOMES

Upon successful completion of the Precision Machining Technology program, a graduate is expected to:

  1. Practice the skills needed to be successful in the metal working industry and to be safety conscious and accountable to himself/herself and the safety of others while expanding his/her knowledge in his/her chosen profession.
  2. Communicate clearly and effectively while responding appropriately to a variety of processes common to the precision machining industry.
  3. Be able to work with others and think as a team member to solve problems that could affect long-range outcomes of specific projects.

First Semester

  Credit Hours
BPT126* Technical Print Reading and Sketching 3
CPT117 Software Applications I 3
MAT114 Technical Math 3
PMT101* Introduction to Precision Machining 3
PMT102* Manual Milling and Turning 4

Second Semester

  Credit Hours
ENG108 Technical Writing 3
MAT117 College Algebra 3
PMT110* Introduction to Mastercam 3
PMT111* Fundamentals of Precision Machining Tech. II 7

Third Semester

  Credit Hours
COM104 Introduction to Communication OR  
COM105 Interpersonal Communication 3
MAT218* Trigonometry 3
PMT201* Fundamentals of Precision Machining Tech. III 7

Fourth Semester

  Credit Hours
PMT211* Fundamentals of Precision Machining Tech. IV 4
PMT226* Experiential Education 3
______ General Education Elective 3
______ Humanities Elective 3
______ Social Science Elective 3
  TOTAL CREDITS 61

First Semester

  Credit Hours
BPT126* Technical Print Reading and Sketching 3
CPT117 Software Applications I 3
MAT114 Technical Math 3
PMT101* Introduction to Precision Machining 3
PMT102* Manual Milling and Turning 4

Second Semester

  Credit Hours
ENG108 Technical Writing 3
MAT117 College Algebra 3
PMT110* Introduction to Mastercam 3
PMT111* Fundamentals of Precision Machining Tech. II 7
  TOTAL CREDITS 32

EDUCATIONAL OUTCOMES

Upon successful completion of the Precision Machining Technology program, a graduate is expected to:

  1. Practice the skills needed to be successful in the metal working industry and to be safety conscious and accountable to himself/herself and the safety of others while expanding his/her knowledge in his/her chosen profession.
  2. Communicate clearly and effectively while responding appropriately to a variety of processes common to the precision machining industry.
  3. Be able to work with others and think as a team member to solve problems that could affect long-range outcomes of specific projects.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

Modern manufacturing firms look for employees who have experience operating a broad range of machine tools and systems, and who know how to read engineering drawings, set up, operate, and program CNC machines, and also use precision measuring and inspection instruments.

Graduates of KVCC's Precision Machining Technology program are employed as:

  • Machinists
  • Machine Assemblers
  • Machine Tool Designers
  • Tool and Die Makers
  • CNC Machinists
  • CNC Operator
  • CNC programmers
  • Quality control inspector
  • Field Service Representatives

 
View Gainful Employment data for this career field.



 Program Contact

Jeff Godin
(207) 453-5151
jgodin@kvcc.me.edu 
 

 Apply Now