Bakersfield College

Manufacturing and Machine Technology

Basic Machine Tool Operations Lathe, Mill

Job Skills Certificate

This certificate covers the principles of machine tool technology to include the use of precision measuring, drilling machines, saws, lathes and milling machines. Career opportunities include machinist.

To Achieve the Job Skills Certificate

Upon completion of the following courses with at least a ‘C’ grade in each course, the student will be awarded a Basic Machine Tool Operations - Lathe, Mill Job Skills Certificate.

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, the student will:

  • demonstrate proficiency in technical skills and safety principles required for industrial employment.
  • demonstrate problem solving skills used in industrial design and product development.
  • demonstrate a deep understanding of the core material required for transfer to a four year university program or for certification in the department programs.

Total Units: 3


Required Core Courses

Course # Name Units
MFGT B1AB Machine Tool Processes 3.0
Kern Community College District