Basic Machine Shop I


Requests for course withdrawals, refunds, or transfers must be submitted by email to, 7 business days prior to the course start date.





A course that introduces the student to machining fundamentals. The student will use basic machine tools including the lathe, milling machine, drill press, power saw, and bench grinder. Machine terminology, theory, math, part layout, and bench work using common measuring tools is included. Emphasis is placed on shop safety, housekeeping, and preventative maintenance.

Class Dates & Times:

  • January 17 - May 11, 2023
  • Monday - Thursday
  • 9a - 5p
  • Main Campus, CTC-122


  • $442


This class is offered through the Center for Workplace Learning as a mirrored course. Students may take the course for non-credit and if they so choose, may transfer the course to credit. A student may transfer up to 9 hours of mirrored course work to the credit side.