MTT101 Introduction to Machine Shop Course Outline

This is a course outline of MTT101 Introduction to Machine Shop. This course introduces safety procedures, use of bench tools, layout tools, power saws, drill presses, precision measurement tools, rotary tables and indexing devices, lathe and mill cutting tools and tool holding, work holding and machining applications as well as the various hand tools related to the machine shop.
Primary Material Type:
Reference Material
Truckee Meadows Community College
Machining, drilling machines, lathes, milling machines

Industry / Occupation

Industry Partner:
Department of Labor
Industry Sector:
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services (54)
Production Occupations (51-0000)

Education / Instructional Information

Instructional Program:
Precision Production (48)
Credit Type:
  • Credit
Credential Type:
  • Certificate
  • Stacked/Latticed Credential Model
  • Associate Degree
Educational Level of Materials:
  • 1st year Community College or equivalent
Time Required:
This is a course outline for a 15-week semester.
English (United States)
Interactivity Type:
Presentation only - requires user to navigate through content.
Quality Rubric:
Quality Note:
Best practices applied in the design and construction of this course.
Quality of Subject Matter was assured by:
  • Consultations during development of instructional materials
  • Participation as an ongoing member of team developing the instructional materials
Quality of Online/Hybrid Course Design assured by:
  • Industry Standard Quality Rubric; Custom Quality Rubric
Course Note:
Introduction to Machine Shop which is part of Computer Numeric Controlled (CNC) Machining


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Copyright / Licensing

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