British Columbia Institute of


MENG 0150 - Machining: Basic Skills

Marine Engineering Part-time Studies Course

School of Transportation

Course Details

Familiarize students with the basic machining and machine tools. Students are instructed on safe working practices and the different procedures used in the manufacture and repair of shafts and flanges. The safe use of machining machines and safely fabricating and repairing shafts, housings and flanges will be covered. Students will be evaluated by the final project incorporating diversified lathe operations including cutting thread.





Fall 2019

Below is one offering of this course for the Fall 2019 term.

CRN 40445

Mon Nov 18 - Fri Nov 29 2 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Nov 18 - Nov 29 Mon - Fri 08:30 - 15:30 BBY



Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim




  1. Textbook - Machine Tool Practices will be required for course. Book is available at BCIT Bookstore by calling 604-432-8379 or toll-free within Canada 1-877-333-8379. Email Student to provide their own work boots, coveralls, and safety glasses. NOTE: FOR THIS CRN-COURSE LOCATION WILL BE AT BCIT BURNABY CAMPUS FOR THIS BMC COURSE. For information please contact the Chief Instructor (Eamon Hayden) at 604-453-4105.

Learning Outcomes

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

  • Identify workshop hazards and select appropriate shield for work being performed.
  • Identify and describe mechanics hand tools.
  • Identify and describe pneumatic and electric power tools.
  • Demonstrate tool sharpening skills.
  • Demonstrate turning between centres.
  • Demonstrate boring.
  • Demonstrate short and long taper.
  • Demonstrate internal and external threading operations.
  • Demonstrate short and long turning procedures.

Effective as of Fall 2007


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