Welcome to Machining, formally Industrial Technology!
The Machining Technology program at Palomar College prepares students for careers in aerospace, medical device and automotive aftermarket, and many other advanced manufacturing sectors where machine tool technologies are utilized. Students will learn a variety of valuable skills including print reading, shop math, metallurgy, and CNC machine tool programming. The program also covers inspection techniques using calipers, micrometers, indicators, thread-gaging, and automated measurement equipment, such as digital height-gages, indicators, and CMMs. Using a hands-on approach participants will create CNC machine programs for Lathes and Mills using the latest software technologies on the latest CNC machine tool equipment and simulators. The program will provide students with technical skills needed to find employment or advancement in the field of advanced manufacturing/machine tool technology. Students will find jobs or apprenticeships as a machine operator, CNC operator, machinist, CNC programmer, or inspector.
Machining Certificate Programs
Quality Control/Inspection Tech - Certificate of Achievement
Machining Technology - Certificate and AS Degree
|MACH-190||CNC Machining/MasterCAM I||3|
|MACH-191||CNC Machining/MasterCAM II||3|
All shop theory subjects have a direct bearing on the student's skill, safety, and attitude. In addition to shop theory and practice, the students study math, blueprint reading, metallurgy, safety, and computer-aided manufacturing (CAM) programming.
MasterCAM programming classes teach basic CAM programming for CNC lathe, CNC mills. The basic CNC class involves writing programs and learning to safely operate the HAAS CNC mills and lathes.
Entry Level MasterCAM Programmer - Certificate of Achievement
|MACH-190||CNC Machining MasterCAM I||3|
|MACH-191||CNC Machining MasterCAM II||3|