Machine Tooling Certificate of Achievement


The COA.MACH.TOOL certificate prepares graduates for entry-level positions in manual machining, grinding, machine set-up, quality control/inspection, print reading, safety practices and associated machine shop tasks.

Program Learning Outcomes

  • Express and implement all safety rules and procedures across the full scope of machining, welding and fabrication disciplines.
  • Recognize the theory and application of precision measurement and be able to apply these skills in a professional work environment.
  • Design, specify materials and construct fabricated mechanisms & structures using various measurements, machining, material-joining and fabrication techniques for application in a professional environment.

Career Pathways:

      Entry Level: Floor Assembler, Machinist, Machine Operator, Manufacturing Technician

First Semester

DFT-107Drafting I


MFG-119Pro/Creo Design I


MFG-122Machine Tool Principles I


Total Credit Hours:8
MFG-119: Offered only in first half of fall semesters.

Second Semester

MFG-222Machine Tool Principles II


DFT-210Computer Aided Drafting I


Total Credit Hours:6

MFG-222: Offered only in spring semesters.

Total Credit Hours: 14

Specific Program Notes

Students are encouraged to take their courses in semester sequence order.

Please note that required courses may have prerequisites. Click on each course to view details.

Students enrolled in this program ARE NOT REQUIRED to successfully complete a course in basic algebra if indicated by Placement Testing.