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Methods of  Measurement, Math and Safety in a Machine Shop

This course prepares students to (1) use standard precision measurement tools, (2) use measurement terminology specific to a machine shop, (3) perform calculations necessary to measure machined parts, and (4) work safely in a machine shop environment.

Prerequisite:  Silver level – Work Keys assessment (Applied Math, Reading for Information, Locating Information)
Classes typically run Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday — Hampton Campus

Cost $864 – Includes WorkKeys testing, safety glasses, apron, scale


Basic Machine Shop Practices

This course provides a general overview of all types of Machine Tools including: Hand Tools, Mills, Lathes, Grinders, Routers, Saws, and Drills.  Students will complete a project using layout tools, saw, files and drill press.  Student will be introduced to CNC machines.

Prerequisite:  Methods of Measurement, Math, and Safety in a Machine Shop (Course 1)

Classes typically  run Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday — Hampton Campus

Cost $864 – Includes WorkKeys testing


Introduction to CNC Machining

This course introduces CNC machining.  The student will use safe practices operating the CNC machines.  The student will learn basic CNC programming.  The student will be able to identify parameters for material and use basic setup techniques for machining projects.  The student will complete a project on a CNC lathe and a CNC mill.

Prerequisite:  Basic Machine Shop Practices (Course 2)

Classes typically run Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday –Hampton Campus
Cost $1296

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Contact


Billy O'Neal

Program Coordinator

843 525-8269

boneal@tcl.edu

Continuing Education

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Maria Patterson

Administrative Support

843-525-8205

mpatterson@tcl.edu

Continuing Education & Military Affairs

Bldg 22, Rm 106

Shelby Simmons

Program Assistant

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ssimmons@tcl.edu

Hampton Campus

Bldg 32, Rm 105