Introduction to Machining - City of Wolverhampton College
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Introduction to Machining Study Mode: Part-time   |    Course Level:

Are you interested in engineering and some basic machining and benchwork? Whether you want an introduction into how to make engineering parts, looking for a new hobby or you are into making model railways, this course is right for you. 

No formal entry requirements 

During this course you will learn the following:  

  • Undertaking basic health and safety within the engineering workshop
  • Skills in lathes- tooling, work-holding, machine components, tool setting, angle of cut, drilling, tapping and knurling 
  • Skills in milling- tooling, work-holding, machine components, tool setting, angle of cut, drilling, tapping and slot milling   
  • Skills in bench fitting - marking out, filing, drilling and sawing  
  • Measurement and inspection, quality and surface finish 

By studying this course you will: 

  • Gain skills on the machines in the engineering workshop (you will be required to obtain steel toe capped boots, googles and overalls) 
  • Gain in depth knowledge and a qualification in machining principles 

Throughout the course you will be assessed in the following ways:

  • Completion of parts and components
  • Written questions
  • Assignments

Completion of the course will enable you to:

  • Progress to Level 2 Performing Engineering Operations
  • Pursue a career in machining, engineering or CNC

 

This is a great short course to gain understanding of the engineering workshop practices. It will allow further development in the manufacturing industry, help gain employment or an apprenticeship.

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