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MACH 1151 - CNC Operator - Turning Centre

Machinist Part-time Studies Course

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Course Details

This course is designed to provide the skills to set up and operate CNC Turning Centres. The course introduces basic CNC turning operations and a basic understanding of CNC programming and its applications. Students will manufacture simple parts using CNC turning centres and will gain the experience of performing quality control inspections before, during, and after CNC operations.​

Prerequisite(s)

MACH 0105 - Lathe Operator or equivalent, basic computer knowledge.

Credits

4.0

Cost

$894.85

Fall 2021

Below is one offering of this course for the Fall 2021 term.

CRN 45938

Tue Oct 12 - Sat Nov 06 4 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Oct 12 - Nov 04 Tue/Thu 19:00 - 22:00 BBY
Oct 16 - Nov 06 Sat 08:00 - 14:30 BBY

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$894.85

Notes

  1. Departmental approval needed
  2. Students will need approval for class registration. Please contact the Department Head, Stefano Pettenon at 604-432-8214 or spettenon@bcit.ca for approval. Please include your BCIT ID number (if you have one). This course will run on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays. Tuesday and Thursday classes will occur from 1900-2200, and Saturday classes will occur from 0800-1430. Information about course materials will be provided on the first day of class. Please check the BCIT bookstore for textbook cost. If you have any question about this course, please contact the Program Assistant Selina Li - selina_li@bcit.ca. Please include your BCIT student ID (if you have one). Note: BCIT reserves the right to cancel courses. In the event of a part-time studies course cancellation, you will be notified at least two business days prior to the course start. Please ensure that your contact information is current on myBCIT.

This course offering has been cancelled. Please check back next term, subscribe to receive email updates or contact us with your comments or questions.

Cancelled

Learning Outcomes

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

  • Interpret part programs.
  • Identify location, functions, and operation of machine control.
  • Establish work coordinate systems.
  • Identify, select and inspect tooling and tool holders.
  • Set up tooling and offsets.
  • Set up work-holding and accesories.
  • Transfer programs to and from the machine control.
  • Adjust tooling and offset to meet drawings specifications.
  • Produce components to specifications.
  • Optimize programs.
  • Troubleshoot CNC problems.

Effective as of Winter 2019

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