Manual Lathe Machinist

Pathway Certificate

This pathway certificate is designed to prepare completers for entry-level employment in the area of manual lathe machining.  The certificate covers machine safety, basic and advanced machining math, shop computing, metrology, semi-precision machining, lathe turning fundamentals, and lathe turning applications.

Pathway Certificates and Embedded Technical Diplomas are part of a larger model of BTC’s Career Pathways which link related academic programs in sequence.  Each program offers direct job preparation and a path to the next level of academic programming.  To view the connected program model, visit the CNC Technician Career Path (PDF).

Plan of Study Grid
Semester 1Credits
421-385 Blueprint Reading 2
444-300 Shop Computing 2
444-301 Metrology 2
444-302 Semi-Precision Machining 2
444-303 Turning Fundamentals 2
804-306 Shop Mathematics I 2
Semester 2
444-306 Turning Applications 2
804-308 Shop Mathematics II 2
 Total Credits16