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Machine Tool Operations: Swiss Turning Center Setup and Operation
Technical Diploma
Formerly Machine Tool Operations: Automatic Screw Machine Setup and Operation
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chool of Technology and Applied Sciences
Downtown Milwaukee Campus
Program Code: 31-420-1.A

For Information:
Downtown Milwaukee Campus, 414-297-MATC

To complete the work required for a one-year technical diploma in Machine Tool Operations, you may select this option or the Machine Tool Operations: CNC Machine Setup and Operation option.

Overview — Machine Tool Operations: CNC Swiss Turning Center Setup and Operation is a two-semester technical diploma program providing instruction on CNC Swiss Turning Center, single-spindle and multiple-spindle automatic screw machines.

Career Outlook — Because of the high volume of manufacturing that takes place in the greater Milwaukee area, single-spindle, multiple-spindle, and CNC Swiss turning center setup people and operators have highly marketable skills. Graduates of the program ordinarily locate positions in which they are expected to set up, operate, maintain production on, and interpret the CNC program of the machine tools. These machines will perform a variety of manufacturing processes, such as turning, drilling, threading and contouring.

Program Learning Outcomes — Employers will expect graduates to:

  • Setup and operate single-spindle automatic screw machines
  • Setup and operate multiple-spindle automatic screw machines
  • Setup and operate CNC Swiss turning center

Preparation for Admission — The following is required for admission to the program:

  • A high school diploma or GED
  • Demonstration of proficiency in basic skills through a course placement assessment

Other attributes that will assist you in the program include a high mechanical aptitude, manual dexterity and mathematical skills. Credit may be given for work experience.

Possible Careers:
Single-Spindle Screw Machine Setup and Operation
Multiple-Spindle Screw Machine Setup and Operation
CNC Swiss Turning Center Setup and Operation

Related Programs:
Computer Numerical Control Machine (CNC) Operator/Programmer
Machine Tool Operations: CNC Machine Setup and Operation
Mechanical Design Technology
Tool and Die Making

Start dates: August and January

Curriculum effective 2013-14.

SIXTEEN-WEEK TERMS 

Credits





ENG-347

Communications 2 

1





MACHTL-360

Metrology 

1





MACHTL-367

Machine Tool Technology

1





MACHTL-384

Machine Trades Mathematics 1 

1





MDRAFT-385

Machine Blueprint Reading 1

1





MACHTL-347

Single Spindle Auto Screw Machine 1  (4 weeks)

3





MACHTL-348

Single Spindle Auto Screw Machine 2  (4 weeks)

3





MACHTL-361

Multiple Spindle Auto Screw Machine 1 ‡ (4 weeks)

3





MACHTL-362

Multiple Spindle Auto Screw Machine 2 ‡ (4 weeks)

3





MACHTL-304

Introduction to CNC Programming ‡ 

1





MACHTL-385

Machine Trades Mathematics 2 ‡

1





MACHTL-386

Machine Blueprint Reading 2 ‡

1





MACHTL-391

Quality Control ‡ 

1





SOCSCI-330

Applied Economics and Human Relations 

1





MACHTL-371

CNC Swiss Turning Center 1

3





MACHTL-372

CNC Swiss Turning Center 2

3





MACHTL-373

CNC Swiss Turning Center 3

3





MACHTL-374

CNC Swiss Turning Center 4

3












TOTAL CREDITS: 34

  ‡ Prerequisite required.

  Program curriculum requirements are subject to change.  

  For class times and locations or to register online, visit INFOnline.

 

  Page updated July 2013.