May 23, 2024  
PUBLISHED 2024-2025 Credit Catalog 
PUBLISHED 2024-2025 Credit Catalog

MACH 203 - Machinist Theory 1

This course introduces you to the fundamental theory you’ll need to work safely and effectively as a machinist. You’ll begin by examining important safety regulations, as well as procedures for working with hazardous materials, and for climbing, lifting, rigging and hoisting. You’ll examine taper systems, screw threads and measuring tools, as well as the lubricants and cutting fluids used in the trade. You’ll also explore the types and operating procedures of a variety of tools and equipment, including oxy-fuel tools, hand tools, layout tools, drills, drilling machines, power saws, lathes and grinders.

3 Credits