Lathe Operator (Certificate)

Program Description

The Lathe Operator certificate program prepares students to use lathes, lathe set up, and lathe tool grinding. Emphasis is placed on cutting threads, boring holes to precise measurements, and cutting tapers. Topics include an introduction to machine tool technology, blueprint reading for machine tool, and basic and advanced lathe operations.

Program Details

  • Location:  Griffin Campus
  • Major Code:  LP11
  • Program Entrance Term:  Fall, Spring, Summer
  • Minimum Length of Program:  1 term
  • Minimum Credit Hours for Graduation:   13

Admission Requirements

  • Submit completed application and application fee
  • Be at least 16 years of age
  • Submit official high school transcript or GED transcript with test scores and ALL post-secondary transcripts in an official sealed envelope
  • Meet assessment requirements

Courses

The following is a suggested path to complete this program in a timely manner. An individual’s path to completion may be different based on institutional and personal factors affecting his/her academic progress.

Note:  While all courses are offered, they may vary by term and campus. See the program advisor for any questions.

Program Courses Credits
MCHT 1011 Introduction to Machine Tool 4
MCHT 1012 Blueprint for Machine Tool 3
MCHT 1119 Lathe Operations I 3
MCHT 1219 Lathe Operations II 3

 

 

Program Advisor
Larry Pilkenton
Instructor
lpilkenton@sctech.edu
770-467-6050
Griffin campus

Career and Academic Planning
CAP Center
Career Advisor
@sctech.edu
770-229-3048
Griffin Campus
Room 107