Machine Technology Level I Certificate

Division: Technology and Engineering


The Machine Technology Level I Certificate is designed for students wishing to pursue a career in machining or manufacturing. This type of certificate program typically leads to entry level careers as a machinist, toolmaker, CNC operator, CNC programmer, manufacturing engineer, process engineer, field service technician as well as a number of other manufacturing/service positions. This certificate requiresa total of 18 units. At least one half of the units toward the certificate must be completed at Fullerton College. A grade of C or better is required for each course taken.

Required Courses (18 units):
MACH 101 F Introduction to Machine Tools (formerly MACH 091 F)5
MACH 102 F Intermediate Machine Tools (formerly MACH 092 F)5
MACH 103 F Advanced Machine Tools (formerly MACH 093 F)5
MACH 110 F CNC Machine Set-Up and Operation (formerly MACH 086 F)3
Total Units18

Outcome 1: Solve mathematical calculations necessary for machining processes.

Outcome 2: Determine appropriate measuring tools to evaluate machine parts to blueprint specifications.