2020-2021 Catalog

Lathe Operator (LP11) Certificate

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Program Description:

The Lathe Operator certificate prepares the student to use lathes, lathe setup, and lathe tool grinding. Upon completion, the student will be able to cut threads, bore a hole to precise measurements, and cut tapers.

Entrance Date:

Fall Semester

Education Requirement: High School diploma or GED® is not required to enter or graduate from the program.

Required Courses (15 Credit Hours)

MCHT 1011Introduction to Machine Tool


MCHT 1012Print Reading for Machine Tool


MCHT 1119Lathe Operations I


MCHT 1219Lathe Operations II


Total Credit Hours: 15 Minimum Credit Hours for Graduation