At a Glance:

Floyd: Bartley Jenkins

Bartley Jenkins, Program Director & Instructor of Machine Tool Technology
Office: D119
Phone: 706-295-6998
Campus: Floyd County Campus
Department: Industrial Technologies, Machine Tool Technology

Walker: Philip Shirley
Philip Shirley, Instructor of Machine Tool Technology
Office: 104
Phone: 706-764-3693
Campus: Walker County Campus
Department: Industrial Technologies, Machine Tool Technology

VIDEO: Machine Tool Technology

Mill Operator (MP11)

Offered at the Following Campuses

  • Walker County Campus
  • Floyd County Campus

Program Overview

The Mill Operator certificate program teaches students to effectively operate milling machinery. Students become proficient in blueprint reading, general mathematical operations, and are provided the necessary knowledge and skills to obtain employment as a milling machinist.

Entrance Date:? Any Term

Course Overview

Credit Hours
Required Courses (13 hours)
Introduces the fundamental concepts and procedures necessary for the safe and efficient use of basic machine tools. Topics include: machine shop safety, terminology, use of hand and bench tools, analysis of measurements, part layout, horizontal and vertical band saw setup and operation, drill press setup and operation, and quality control.
Introduces the fundamental concepts necessary to develop blueprint reading competencies, interpret drawings, and produce sketches for machine tool applications. Topics include interpretation of blueprints, sketching, sectioning, geometric dimensioning and tolerancing, and assembly drawings.
Provides instruction in the setup and use of the milling machine. Topics include: safety, milling machines, milling machine setup, and milling machine operations.
Provides further instruction for students to develop skills in the use of milling machines. Topics include: safety, advanced milling calculation, advanced milling machine setup and operations.