Machine Technology Level II Certificate


The Machine Technology Level II Certificate is designed for students wishing to pursue a career in more advanced machining or manufacturing areas. This type of certificate program typically leads to entry or intermediate 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 requires a total of 32-37 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 in each course taken.

Required Courses (22-25 units):
DRAF 101 F Blueprint Reading for Manufacturing (formerly DRAF 070 F)2
DRAF 173 F Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing2
MACH 110 F CNC Machine Set-Up and Operation (formerly MACH 086 F)3
MACH 101 F Introduction to Machine Tools (formerly MACH 091 F)2-5
or MACH 116 F Machine Tools
MACH 102 F Intermediate Machine Tools (formerly MACH 092 F)5
MACH 103 F Advanced Machine Tools (formerly MACH 093 F)5
TECH 081 FTechnical Mathematics I3
Restricted Electives (10-12 units):10-12
Fundamentals of Drafting2
Fundamentals of Metallurgy3
Machine Tools2
Advanced CNC Machining (formerly MACH 088 F)3
Manufacturing Processes3
Industrial Safety2
Introduction to Welding (formerly WELD 121AF)3
Total Units32-37

Outcome 1: Demonstrate the ability to evaluate machined parts per drawing specifications by selecting and utilizing the appropriate measuring tools.

Outcome 2: Determine operational sequences, select appropriate machine tools, work-holding devices and cutting tools to machine piece parts to drawings specifications which include various material removal processes.

Outcome 3: Demonstrate basic proficiency to set-up/operate machinery such as engine lathes, milling machines, surface grinders and basic CNC equipment to produce machined parts that fit together in assemblies per drawing specifications.