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Machinist Apprentice - AMCH


While no outlines currently exist for this course, below are the course learning outcomes/competencies.

Course Learning Outcomes/Competencies

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Perform Safety Related Tasks
    • Describe Occupational Health and Safety Regulations
    • Describe WHMIS and Hazardous Materials Safety (HAZMAT)
    • Apply safety practices for shop areas
    • Use lifting equipment
  • Perform Hand Processes
    • Use and maintain hand tools
    • Use layout tools
    • Use and maintain handheld power tools
    • Mark material and workpiece for identification
  • Use Applied Mathematics
    • Solve problems involving formulas
    • Perform metric / imperial conversions
    • Solve problems involving geometry
    • Solve problems involving mass, area and volume
    • Solve problems involving trigonometry
  • Use Measuring Tools
    • Use linear and vernier scales
    • Use micrometers
    • Use calipers and gauges
    • Use dial indicators and digital readouts
    • Use optical measuring equipment
  • Interpret Drawings and Reference Materials
    • Interpret information found on drawings
    • Determine project requirements
    • Sketch machined parts
    • Use Machinery's Handbook and other reference materials
    • Describe fits and tolerances
  • Select Materials
    • Describe principles of metallurgy
    • Describe characteristics of ferrous metals
    • Describe the use and maintenance of fuel gas equipment
  • Refurbish Components
    • Identify fasteners
    • Identify lubricants and sealants
  • Use Drilling Machines
    • Describe drilling machines
    • Select and maintain cutting tools
    • Operate and maintain drilling machines
  • Use Power Saws
    • Describe Power Saws
    • Select and maintain band saw blades
    • Operate and maintain band saws
    • Operate and maintain other saws
  • Use Lathes
    • Describe lathes
    • Describe cutting tools and holders
    • Operate and maintain lathes
    • Cut tapers
  • Use Milling Machines
    • Describe milling machines
    • Describe cutting tools and holders
  • Use Support Machines
    • Operate and maintain pedestal grinders
    • Operate and maintain hydraulic and arbour presses
    • Operate and maintain hones and lapping machines

Effective as of Spring/Summer 2020

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