Saturday – November 18, 2017

Machine Tool Operations: Swiss Turning Center Setup and Operation (2017-2018)

Technical Diploma
School of Technology and Applied Sciences / Manufacturing Career Cluster

Downtown Milwaukee Campus
Program Code: 31-420-1.A

 

For Information: 414-297-6315
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 — This two-semester program provides instruction on the CNC Swiss turning center, single-spindle and multiple-spindle automatic screw machines.

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.

All program students are required to own or buy a tablet or other mobile device with Microsoft Office Suite and Adobe software to connect with ebooks, Blackboard, online handouts, blueprints and related materials. This capability is needed to complete the course requirements.

 

Career Pathway — After completing this program, your credits can be applied toward earning the CNC Technician technical diploma. A CNC Machining certificate is under development. Contact an MATC advisor for information.


Career Outlook — Because of the high volume of manufacturing that takes place in southeast Wisconsin, 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.

View gainful employment data about this program


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

 

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) Technician
Machine Tool Operations: CNC Machine Setup and Operation
Mechanical Design Technology
Tool and Die Making


Start dates: August and January

Curriculum effective 2017-18. 

Current MATC students should consult their Academic Program Plan for specific curriculum requirements.
( ) = Semester Order for Full-Time Students.

SIXTEEN-WEEK TERMS 

Credits

     
 

(1)  MACHTL-360

Metrology 

1

     
 

(1)  MACHTL-367

Machine Tool Technology

1

     
 

(1)  MACHTL-384

Machine Trades Mathematics 1 

1

     
 

(1)  MDRAFT-385

Machine Blueprint Reading 1

1

     
 

(1)  MACHTL-347

Single Spindle Auto Screw Machine 1  (4 weeks)

3

     
 

(1)  MACHTL-348

Single Spindle Auto Screw Machine 2  (4 weeks)

3

     
 

(1)  MACHTL-361

Multiple Spindle Auto Screw Machine 1 ‡ (4 weeks)

3

     
 

(1)  MACHTL-362

Multiple Spindle Auto Screw Machine 2 ‡ (4 weeks)

3

     
 

(2)  MACHTL-304

Introduction to CNC Programming ‡ 

1

     
 

(2)  MACHTL-385

Machine Trades Mathematics 2 ‡

1

     
 

(2)  MACHTL-386

Machine Blueprint Reading 2 ‡

1

     
 

(2)  MACHTL-391

Quality Control ‡ 

1

     
 

(2)  MACHTL-371

CNC Swiss Turning Center 1

4

     
 

(2)  MACHTL-372

CNC Swiss Turning Center 2

4

     
 

(2)  MACHTL-373

CNC Swiss Turning Center 3

4

     

 
(2)  ENG-340 Workplace Communication  2      
 


TOTAL CREDITS: 34

  ‡ Prerequisite required.

  Program curriculum requirements are subject to change.  

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

   Current MATC students should consult their Academic Program Plan for specific curriculum requirements.

   
  Page updated March 2017.