In Grade 12, students receive instruction and demonstrate skills in more advanced areas of manufacturing technology, such as lay-out and turning irregular shapes, turning eccentric, CNC programming, specialized vertical mill attachments. Students continue to receive instruction in safety requirements and demonstrate sound safety practices. Students will continue to perform in-school machining projects. Students will demonstrate the ability to complete a job application and interview and to perform entry-level job readiness and trade skills.
Students’ at all four grade levels will be assessed against industry-recognized national standards. The National Institute for Metalworking Skills (NIMS) is the nations’ only American National Standards Institute accredited developer for the precision manufacturing industry. NIMS competency-based assessments are used to demonstrate mastery of program goals and earn students industry-recognized credentials. Students reaching an acceptable level of proficiency may be eligible for Work -Based Learning (WBL). Technology-related mathematics, reading, writing, vocabulary, machine trade print reading and science are integrated throughout the curriculum.