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Certificate Program
LP11
Program Description
The Lathe Operator certificate program prepares students to use lathes, lathe set up, and lathe tool grinding. Emphasis is placed on cutting threads, boring holes to precise measurements, and cutting tapers. Topics include an introduction to machine tool technology, blueprint reading for machine tool, and basic and advanced lathe operations.
Program Specific Information
Students are accepted each semester based on space and course availability.
Admissions Requirements
• Must be 16 years of age.
• High school diploma or GED is required prior to admission.
  (Official transcripts or GED scores must be submitted from all colleges and/or high schools attended for credit.)
• ASSET Testing, or submit SAT, ACT, CPE, or COMPASS test scores.
• Program Length: 1 Semesters; Campus Availability: Oakwood.
Financial Aid
This program is not eligible for the Pell Grant, but may be eligible for Institutional and State Financial Aid. Contact a Financial Aid Counselor for eligibility requirements and application materials.
Curriculum
Credit
Program Specific Core (13 semester hours)
MCHT1011Intro to Machine Tool 4
MCHT1012Blueprint for Machine Tool 3
MCHT1119Lathe Operations I 3
MCHT1219Lathe Operations II 3

Total Hours
13