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Machinist Training Level 1 Certificate

Certificate Program

The creative work of designing and making tools from such diverse materials as metal, wood, or plastic requires patience, knowledge, and organization – skills that are supported by the Delaware Tech Machinist Training Certificate program.  In this program you will learn through classroom and hands-on instruction in a modern machine shop facility.  You will become proficient in modern manufacturing techniques, 3D computer modeling, 2D drafting, and practical machine shop practices.

Well-trained machinists are in demand in the job market. Upon completion of this certificate program, you will increase your manufacturing job skills to help you gain a rewarding entry level position in a manufacturing environment. This certificate can be earned by successfully completing courses through full- or part-time study, in the day or the evening.

This program is offered at the Stanton Campus. 

What You Can Do

In this program, you will gain the knowledge and skills to prepare you for positions such as:

  • Entry level Machinist
  • Production Planner/Scheduler
  • Manufacturing Technician
What You Will Learn

Program Graduate Competencies

The Program Graduate Competencies listed below identify the major learning goals related to your specific program of study and identify the knowledge and skills you will have when you graduate to be successful in your chosen field.

  1. Identify effective problem-solving skills for making appropriate decisions relative to the machinist profession.
  2. Demonstrate basic computer applications knowledge and 3D parametric modeling software skill.
  3. Use basic machining, welding operations and perform basic programming of computer numerically controlled machines.