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Courses - May 2023

Level 1

Course Details

Career Discovery
CDEV1840

Description:

This course focuses on career exploration and decision making. Students will evaluate their interests, values, skills and abilities through assessment tools and explore the labour market to identify employment trends aligned to their strengths. Effective communication strategies to aid success in the workplace will be covered. By the end of this course, students will have created a personalized development plan to support their future career goals.

  • Hours: 42
  • Credits: 3
  • Pre-Requisites:
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College Reading & Writing Skills
COMM1085

Description:

This course introduces students to the reading, writing, and critical thinking skills needed for academic and workplace success. Students will analyse a variety of texts and apply the steps of planning, writing, and revising to produce writing that meets the expectations of selected audiences and purposes. The course prepares students for college-level writing tasks, research, and documentation by asking them to produce clear, informed, and purposeful documents relevant to both academic and professional contexts.

  • Hours: 42
  • Credits: 3
  • Pre-Requisites:
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Conestoga 101
CON0101

Description:

This self-directed course focuses on introducing new students to the supports, services, and opportunities available at Conestoga College. By the end of this course, students will understand the academic expectations of the Conestoga learning environment, as well as the supports available to ensure their academic success. Students will also be able to identify on-campus services that support their health and wellness, and explore ways to get actively involved in the Conestoga community through co-curricular learning opportunities.

  • Hours: 1
  • Credits: 0
  • Pre-Requisites:
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Mechanical Engineering Drawings
DRWG1330

Description:

This course provides the student with the necessary skills to read shop-related blueprints. The student will be able to transfer dimensioned information to measurements on a workpiece, identify the features of a workpiece by interpreting a two or three view mechanical drawing, sketch to scale the three principle views of a workpiece or a pictorial view, and demonstrate layout procedures.

  • Hours: 42
  • Credits: 3
  • Pre-Requisites:
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Precision Machining Theory I
MACH1940

Description:

This course will introduce students to the theory involved in the safe and efficient operation of conventional machine tools used in a manufacturing environment as well as the application of metallurgy, metrology and industrial safety regulations.

  • Hours: 56
  • Credits: 4
  • Pre-Requisites:
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Precision Machining Practice I
MACH1955

Description:

This course will introduce the student to hands on machining processes and applications involved in the safe operation of machine tools.

  • Hours: 154
  • Credits: 8
  • Pre-Requisites:
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Applied Technical Mathematics
MATH1040

Description:

This course will provide an understanding of terminology, basic concepts and applications of algebra, geometry and introductory trigonometry in solving technical problems pertaining to metal machining. The fundamentals of International System of Units (SI) will be discussed to assist students in developing a functional knowledge of the metric system. Students will perform occupational calculations in the Imperial and Metric systems to solve technical problems and will read and interpret data pertaining to metal machining.

  • Hours: 42
  • Credits: 3
  • Pre-Requisites:
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Level 2

Course Details

CNC Manual Programming
MACH1165

Description:

This course introduces the student to manual CNC programming. Students will be required to produce CNC turning/machining center programs then verify programs utilizing CNC simulation software and CNC machine tools.

  • Hours: 84
  • Credits: 5
  • Pre-Requisites:
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Precision Machining Theory II
MACH1965

Description:

This course continues with precision theory for general machining and tool and die. Advanced turning, milling and grinding theory as well as the principles involved in metal cutting will allow the student to machine complex components.

  • Hours: 56
  • Credits: 4
  • Pre-Requisites: MACH1940 AND MACH1955
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Precision Machining Practice II
MACH1975

Description:

This course continues with advanced practice for general machining and tool and die. Advanced turning, milling and grinding processes will be utilized to allow the student to machine complex components.

  • Hours: 140
  • Credits: 7
  • Pre-Requisites: MACH1940 AND MACH1955
  • CoRequisites:

Electives: General Education
Student must complete a minimum of 42 Hours

Level 3

Course Details

CAD/CAM Basic
DRWG2280

Description:

This course introduces the student to CNC programming utilizing a CAD/CAM system. Students will be required to produce CNC Turning Center and CNC Milling Center and Wire EDM 2D programs, and also demonstrate the proven program using CAD/CAM simulation software.

  • Hours: 42
  • Credits: 3
  • Pre-Requisites: MACH1165
  • CoRequisites:

CNC Controls and Processes
MACH2270

Description:

This practical course provides the student with the opportunity to learn and use various CNC control panels and select appropriate tooling to produce a two dimensional workpiece.

  • Hours: 84
  • Credits: 5
  • Pre-Requisites:
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Fixtures and Tooling for CNC
MACH2280

Description:

This course will provide the student with knowledge of workholding fixturing systems and tool selection utilized in the CNC environment. The core course content will focus on multiple part repeatability.

  • Hours: 42
  • Credits: 3
  • Pre-Requisites:
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CAD Solid Modeling I
MECH3241

Description:

This course introduces the fundamental elements of parametric solid modeler. Students will generate solid model drawings and assemblies by applying the sketch function in conjunction with the solid functions (extrude, evolve, constrain).

  • Hours: 42
  • Credits: 2
  • Pre-Requisites:
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Electives: General Education
Student must complete a minimum of 42 Hours

Level 4

Course Details

CAD/CAM Advanced
DRWG2290

Description:

In this course the student will build on the fundamental CAD/CAM concepts, and will be introduced to three dimension model construction and 3D procedures applied to CNC.

  • Hours: 28
  • Credits: 2
  • Pre-Requisites: DRWG2280
  • CoRequisites:

Precision Turning and Milling
MACH2175

Description:

This course provides students with the opportunity to practice a wide range of turning and milling processes, such as general turning operations, multiple repetitive cycles in OD and ID, facing, parting, grooving, drilling and threading operations. Students will also cover the calculation of tool capabilities and cutting tool and work piece deflection, including using technical data and developing practical solutions to some common turning and milling problems and general recommendations for boring tool selection.

  • Hours: 168
  • Credits: 8
  • Pre-Requisites: MACH2270
  • CoRequisites:

Electives: General Education
Student must complete a minimum of 42 Hours

Program outcomes

  1. Solve routine technical problems relating to CNC machining processes in the shop environments using a variety of systematic approaches.
  2. Interpret and produce basic graphics and other standard technical documents needed to complete CNC setup and operations.
  3. Contribute to the planning, implementation, and evaluation of CNC projects
  4. Complete all work in compliance with health and safety legislation and prescribed organizational practices and procedures to ensure safety of self and others.
  5. Apply sustainability best practices in workplaces
  6. Perform basic technical measurements using appropriate tools specific to machine tool operations.
  7. Work responsibly and effectively within a shop environment in accordance with appropriate practices and procedures.
  8. Apply quality control and quality assurance procedures to meet organizational standards and requirements
  9. Manufacture, assemble, maintain, and repair mechanical components to support CNC machining activity according to required specifications.
  10. Utilize application software to create effective CNC programs.
  11. Use current and emerging technologies to support the implementation of CNC, mechanical and manufacturing projects