Manufacturing Technology

 

ACC MANUFACTURING TECHNOLOGY 1 (573V) (PRECISION METAL PRODUCTION 1)

 

Grade 11 Credits 2.5 Full Year

Course Fees: $5 per semester

$3 safety glasses

Prerequisites: Selection by Screening Committee

 

Course Description

This course offers a planned sequence of learning experiences which provide students with the opportunities to develop competencies needed for employment in a variety of manufacturing -related occupations. This course introduces students to the skills common to many occupations, such as applying safety practices, selecting materials, performing bench work operations, performing precision measurement, performing layouts, performing housekeeping and recordkeeping activities, and operating a variety of tools used for separating, forming, and combining materials.

 

ACC MANUFACTURING TECHNOLOGY 2 (574V) (PRECISION METAL PRODUCTION 2)

 

Grade 12 Credits 2.5 Full Year

Course Fees: $5 per semester

$3 safety glasses

Prerequisites: Credit in ACC Manufacturing Technology 1.

 

Course Description

 

This is an innovative program in which students experience manufacturing processes first-hand. Most training will be conducted on site at the John Deere Harvester Works East Moline plant. Students will receive training from experienced precision metal workers on current production machines and equipment. John Deere employees will lead these students through a wide variety of educational experiences in order to teach technical skills as well as general employability skills. Management personnel conduct training seminars in such areas as teamwork and problem solving. Candidates for this program must have a proven history of good attendance. Applicants are selected through an interview process with John Deere Harvester Works staff. This course is a continuation of Precision Metal Production 1 and builds on the skills introduced in that course. This course begins to offer students the opportunity to specialize in specific areas of manufacturing such as machine tool set -up and operation, welding, quality control, automated machine set -up and operation, and sheet metal fabrication. Course content includes the following areas: metallurgy and heat treatment of metal, advanced machine set -up and operation, numerical control/computer, numerical control machining, performing supervisory functions and installation, and maintenance and repair of machinery.