Certificate of Achievement | 450 Clock Hours
School of Applied Technology
Program Location Taylorsville-Redwood Campus, ATC Building
General Information 801-957-7522
Program Information 801-957-3354
Academic and Career Advising
Academic Advisor Lynda Gray, SCC W173B, 801-957-3319
Program Coordinator: Joel Clarkson
Instructor: Brent Smith
This program prepares students for skilled positions as an entry-level manual machinist. Manual machinists are individuals who are able to set up and operate a variety of machine tools to produce precision parts and instruments. Students will learn through hands-on projects and computer-assisted instruction the basic skills needed to fabricate, modify, or repair mechanical and/or precision instruments. Employment may also include fabricating and modifying parts to make or repair machine tools or maintain industrial machines, applying knowledge of mechanics, shop mathematics, metal properties, layout, and machining procedures.
Instruction is competency-based. This means that students will learn through hands-on practice the skills needed for entry-level employment. Students will begin the program by learning the safety requirements needed on the job. Students will learn to operate lathes, mills, and grinders, all the while learning to assess the quality of the projects they produce.
For state and national occupation information, visit http://online.onetcenter.org/find/and enter the following O*Net code(s):
- 51-4041.00 Machinists
- 51-4081.01 Combination Machine Tool Setters and Set-Up Operators, Metal and Plastic
Sample of reported job titles: Machinist, Machine Operator, Machinist Tool and Die, Maintenance Specialist, Set-Up Machinist, Utility Operator, Maintenance Machinist, Production Machinist, Maintenance Technician, MTD (Mold Tooling Designer).
Students seeking to transfer into the SLCC EDMT degree or certificate program may receive credit for coursework completed in this non-credit training program. Restrictions apply. Please see the department for details.
Program Entry Requirements
Students must demonstrate basic education skills as assessed by the Test of Adult Basic Education (TABE):
Estimated Cost for Students
Please visit the following program website for up-to-date cost information: http://www.slcc.edu/sat/programs/manufacturing/manualmachinist.aspx
Estimated Time to Completion
450 Clock Hours
|Program Student Learning Outcomes
||Related College-Wide Student Learning Outcomes
||1 - Acquire Substantive Knowledge
2 - Communicate Effectively
3 - Develop Quantitative Literacy
4 - Think Critically and Creatively
5 - Civic Engagement
6 - Work Professionally and Constructively
7 - Develop Computer and Information Literacy
|Students demonstrate advanced operation of grinding used to machine metals.
|Students demonstrate basic operation of grinding used to machine metals.
|Students demonstrate advanced operation of lathes used to machine metals.
|Students demonstrate basic operation of lathes used to machine metals.
|Students demonstrate advanced operation of mills used to machine metals.
|Students demonstrate basic operation of mills used to machine metals.