4 Credits per semester
Grade Level: 10, 11, 12
Precision Machine Technology includes a wide range of classroom and laboratory experiences that develop skills and knowledge in the shaping of metal parts. Emphasis is placed on basic precision machining operations including the use of lathes, drill presses, and grinders, in addition to mill and bench work. Instruction includes the use and care of other precision tools such as micrometers, indicators, combination squares, scales, and calipers. Advanced instruction should include preparation in the use of Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) machines that reflect current industry practices. Application of mathematical skills and blue print reading is part of the daily experience. Technical reading and writing skills will also be emphasized.
Career and Technical Student Organization:
*(Skills USA) Students can participate in community service projects, and various skill competitions through Skills USA. Through these activities students develop leadership and organizational skills, team building, interpersonal communications, and enhanced technical skills.