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Continuing Education
Certificate of Completion: Basic Machine Shop
The Basic Machine Shop Program is designed to prepare students for entry-level employment in the machine industry such as a machinist. The program includes shop safety, use of precision measuring tools, shop math, hand tool usage, blueprint reading, bench and layout, lathe operation, milling machine operation, precision grinding, and introduction to automated manufacturing, including Computer Numerical Control.
Program Hours = 600
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Estimated Time for Completion*: 12 months
Estimated Cost per Semester**:
  • Tuition and Fees: $0
  • Books and Supplies: $187
  • Off-campus Room and Board: $5,635
  • Other Costs:
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*Estimated time for completion is based upon normal time to complete the program and will vary for students who enroll part-time and for students who need to complete basic skills preparatory courses.
**Estimated costs per semester, based upon full-time enrollment of 12 units.