Lathe Operator

Offered At the following campus locations
Program Overview

The Lathe Operator certificate program prepares students to use lathes, lathe set up, and lathe tool grinding. Emphasis is placed on cutting threads, boring holes to precise measurements, and cutting tapers. Topics include an introduction to machine tool technology, blueprint reading for machine tool, and basic and advanced lathe operations.

Course Overview
CourseCredit Hours
MCHT 1011 Introduction to Machine Tool 4
MCHT 1012 Print Reading for Machine Tool 3
MCHT 1119 Lathe Operations I 4
MCHT 1219 Lathe Operations II 4
*15 minimum semester hour credits required for certificate