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  Sep 25, 2017
 
 
    
Catalog 2017-18

CNC Machine Tool


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Program Description


Students in the Machine Tool Short-term Training program learn both manual and computer numerical control (CNC) machine tool technology with extensive hands-on and computer-based training at the CCBC Catonsville machine lab. The course series starts with essential workplace literacy skills in computers, plus work habits and work ethics. Foundational topics of safety, blueprint reading, and trade math follow. Extensive hands-on machining training at the CCBC Catonsville machine shop includes both manual and CNC technology with Advanced CNC Machining Center Set-Up, Programming, and Operator as the capstone module. The series includes modules in quality and resume/interview skills.

Program Outcomes


Successful Completion:

CCBC Credential:

Students will be awarded a Continuing Education Workforce Training Certificate, and will have access to a Continuing Education academic record (transcript).

Successful completers will have the opportunity to demonstrate proficiency through five certifications from the National Institute of Metal Working Skills (NIMS): NIMS Measurement, Materials and Safety I Credential; NIMS Chucking Level 1 Credential; NIMS Milling Level I Credential; and two NIMS CNC related credential(s) possible for high-performing students.

 

Certifying Organization:

National Institute of Metalworking Skills (NIMS)

www.nims-skills.org

Course costs include fees for NIMS test to be taken one time.

Financial Aid and Payment Options


  • Continuing Education Opportunity Grant
  • Partial Payment Option (through Nelnet Business Solutions)
  • Tuition Waiver for Senior Citizens and Individuals with Disabilities
  • Employer/Sponsor Paid Tuition
  • Division of Rehabilitation Services (DORS)
  • Local Office of Workforce Development
  • Pell Funding:  Eligible for grants and college loans.  Go to www.fafsa.gov to apply for Federal financial aid.

Program Length


6 months

Courses are offered at CCBC Catonsville starting in early September and late January/early February.

Program Requirements


Students must pass a basic mathematics and reading assessment.

Students under the age of 18 at the start of classes may be required to submit parental authorization.

Recommended - Many employers are looking to hire employees with a High School Diploma/GED, but it is not a requirement for this program. However, it may be a requirement if you are seeking other funding.

Application Process


Provisional Entry – Prospective students must attend an orientation session and pass a basic math assessment test and basic reading assessment test.

Program Course Sequence


Students are required to attend an orientation session.  Please call 443-840-4700 for additional information.

Students must attain a 70% or higher final grade to progress to the next module in the series.  A stringent attendance policy will be enforced.

Course Number

Course

Title

Course Hours

Textbook Information

(approximate cost; subject to change)

Costs

T=Tuition/F=Fees

VOA 940

Machine Tool Short Term Training Part A

52

Book provided in class; cost is built into tuition

$974

T-$390/F-$584

VOA 941

Machine Tool Short Term Training Part B

91

Book provided in class; cost is built into tuition

$1275

T-$510/F-$765

VOA 942

Machine Tool Short Term Training Part C

91

Book provided in class; cost is built into tuition

$1275

T-$510/F-$765

VOA 943

Machine Tool Short Term Training Part D

91

Book provided in class; cost is built into tuition

$1275

T-$510/F-$765

VOA 944

Machine Tool Short Term Training Part E

93

Book provided in class; cost is built into tuition

$900

T-$360/F-$540

VOA 945

Machine Tool Short Term Training Part F

91

Book provided in class; cost is built into tuition

$900

T-$360/F-$540

VOA 946

Machine Tool Short Term Training Part G

91

Book provided in class; cost is built into tuition

$900

T-$360/F-$540

Course Series Totals:

600

 

$7499

T-$3000/F-$4499

 

 

Additional Information


Skills for Success:​

Detailed-oriented, dependability, self-control, ability to follow safety rules, ability to follow directions, cooperation, integrity, persistence, manual dexterity, mechanical aptitude, mathematical aptitude, ability to stand for long periods of time and ability to lift 35 pounds.

Career Opportunities:

Train to work in entry-level skilled machine tool positions such as manual set-up operator, CNC mill set-up operator, maintenance machining, or machining quality inspector. Positions could be at machine shops or at equipment and parts manufacturers such as aerospace and automotive facilities. Industries that use production machinery such as pharmaceutical and food/beverage require maintenance machining workers. Completers are in a strong position to apply for entry level employment. Once established, a student may pursue a machinist apprenticeship and/or other advanced training.

 

Career Coach


Research your career interests, explore live job postings, take a career assessment, discover which companies in the Baltimore region are hiring, and more.  View a brief tutorial video on how to use Career Coach at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jnKS2W3Z4k8.  Explore career and training opportunities at: https://ccbcmd.emsicareercoach.com/.

Program Contact Information


Program Director:

Jay Bouis

jbouis@ccbcmd.edu

443-840-4428

Catonsville, BESS 100J

Administrative Assistant:

Denise Bellamy

dbellamy@ccbcmd.edu

443-840-4712

Catonsville, BESS 100

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