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Intro to Industrial Tech

701091-701092 Introduction to Industrial Technology Grades 9 10 11 12 1 credit
This course is designed to introduce students to materials and processes, computer-aided drafting, automotive technology and machining. Students will learn overall shop and machine safety and different forms of measurement. The course will teach students the skills to maintain a vehicle, perform conventional machining and work with various materials and processes. Students must provide their own clear safety glasses and tape measure. The course is the basic introductory course for the Construction, Production-Machining, and Mobile Equipment Maintenance pathways.


Engineering Principles of Precision Machining and CNC

82283-82284 Engineering Principles of Precision Machining & CNC Grades 9 10 11 12 1 credit
This course examines how parts are manufactured using conventional machining equipment such as lathes and mills. This class is a combination of hands-on and theory in producing products on precision manual equipment and then progress to the more advanced CNC machine tools in the production lab. This class is first in the progression toward college credit and the completion of the Precision Machining


Precision Machining & CNC Fundamentals I

82291-82298 Precision Machining & CNC Fundamentals I Grades 10 11 12 2-4 credits
Prerequisite: By application only. Areas of study will include safety, bench work, measuring and layout, lathe work, milling drilling, grinding materials, blueprint reading, introduction to CNC and modern manufacturing methods. Selecting the proper materials and tools, planning the project sequence according to the blueprints or written specifications, and forming the metal product while holding accuracies to within thousandths of an inch are skills obtained in this class. The understanding of dimensions, units of measure and measuring instruments is necessary for proficiency in machine technology. A Machinist Ready Reference is required and may be purchased the first week of school for $26.00. Eligible for local Fine Arts Credit. Jr. & Sr. concurrent enrollment with HCC – NO TUITION.


Computer-Aided Manufacturing

82441-82442 Computer-Aided Manufacturing Grades 10 11 12 1 credit
Prerequisite: Precision Machining and CNC Fundamentals I. This is a comprehensive technical level course designed to instruct students in the knowledge and skills needed to perform computer-aided machining tasks.


Precision Machining & CNC Fundementals II

82401-82408 Precision Machining & CNC Fundamentals II Grades 11 12 2-4 credits
Students will apply advanced machining techniques while working on individual projects. Emphasis will be placed on blueprint reading and related math skills. Instruction will be given on CNC (computer controlled machines), and SPC (statistical process control), a quality control system used in industry. This program will prepare students for direct entry into manufacturing or can also serve as recommendation for students wishing to pursue an engineering degree or other advanced technical training. Jr. and Sr. concurrent enrollment with HCC – NO TUITION. Eligible for local Fine Arts credit. Qualifies for Math credit.


Welding I

8301-8308 Welding Technology I Grades 11 12 4 credits
Prerequisite: By application only. Welding I and II make up a two-year career preparatory program designed to place students directly into the welding industry. Students enroll concurrently as a HCC (no tuition) student to receive college credit and potentially earn a certificate. Students enroll Monday through Friday for 3 hours per day. This comprehensive welding program covers courses in both the theory and practical applications of Shielded Metal Arc Welding, oxyacetylene welding, cutting, brazing, soldering, and industrial shop safety. Related areas that a student will complete in welding include air carbon arc gouging, safe use of manufacturing equipment, shop math and measuring. Positive work behaviors such as regular attendance, leadership, teamwork and communication skills will be emphasized. These and other work skills will be accomplished through the student’s participation in the Skills USA VICA Student Organization. Seniors who enroll in Welding I have the option of completing their second year through HCC (Newton Center). Students are expected to provide their own work clothing, which includes steel-toed work boots, gloves, pliers, welding leathers, welding hood, and personal tools. $100 materials fee required. Jr. and Sr. concurrent enrollment with HCC – NO TUITION. Eligible for local Fine Arts credit.


Welding II

8311-8318 Welding Technology II Grade 12 4 credits
Prerequisite: Welding I. By application only. Welding II meets Monday through Friday for 3 hours per day and covers courses 8316 in Gas Metal Arc Welding (MIG), Gas Tungsten Arch Welding (TIG), blueprint reading, plasma arc cutting, pulse welding, Computer Numerical Control cutting machine techniques, and robotic welding operations. Students will demonstrate shop safety, positive work behaviors, communication skills and employment skills. Students will also gain experience on live welding projects. $100 materials fee required. Jr. and Sr. concurrent enrollment with HCC – NO TUITION. Qualifies for Math credit.