BICT2022 Advanced Precision Machining - Front Range Community College

This course introduces experienced participants (3-5 years industry experience or permission of the instructor) to the knowledge and skills needed for more advanced level positions in the machining industry. The course was designed by machinists and machine shop owners and managers and will provide the skills necessary to gain employment or provide future career success. The class introduces the concept of lean manufacturing. Then the student will learn to program CNC mills and lathes using Mastercam followed by hands-on integration of the CAD/CAM skill with CNC set up and operation.
Primary Material Type:
Hybrid/Blended Course
Other Material Types:
Assignment, Presentation, Quiz/Test, Syllabus, Tutorial, Workshop and Training Material
Front Range Community College
Project Name:
CHAMP-Colorado Helps Advanced Manufacturing Programs
Funding Source:
Precision machining technology, CHAMP grant, TAACCCT, , Advanced Precision Machining, CNC Mill, CNC Lathe, Lean Manufacturing, Creative Problem Solving, Mastercam, CAD/CAM 2D, CAD/CAM 3D

Industry / Occupation

Industry Partner:
CHAMP Advisory industry members reviewed course competencies and curriculum
Industry Sector:
Manufacturing -- Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing -- Machine Shops; Turned Product; and Screw, Nut, and Bolt Manufacturing (3327)
Production Occupations -- Machinists (51-4041)

Education / Instructional Information

Instructional Program:
Technology Education/Industrial Arts (21)
Credit Type:
  • Non-Credit
Credential Type:
  • Certificate
Educational Level of Materials:
  • 2nd Year Community College or equivalent
Time Required:
90 hours
English (United States)
Interactivity Type:
Active - requires user to respond to prompts, questions, etc.
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:
  • Expertise of Project's Instructional Designers
Course Note:
Precision Machining Technology


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Copyright / Licensing

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Creative Commons License
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