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FF- Machining Fundamentals MNM1

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Machining Fundamentals is a foundation for the study of metals formation methods, processes, related equipment, and tools of industry. It requires the student to understand shop safety practices, job planning, math and measurement for precision machining, interpreting drawings, machining feeds and speeds, precision measuring instruments, layout tools and procedures, hand tools and bench work, metal cutting saws and drilling machines.

Students completing the course will sit for the following National Institute of Metalworking Skills (NIMS) exams:
  • Measurement, Materials & Safety
  • Job Planning, Benchwork & Layout
  • Drill Press Skills I
For more information on NIMS Credentialing visit:

  • Textbook, workbook and exam study guide provided for use during the length of the course (these are on loan from VWCC Workforce)
  • NIMS' first time registration fee and exam costs
  • All materials needed for milling including metals, lubricants, cutting tools and similar
  • Tooling-U online access
  • OSHA voucher to earn OSHA card within the course timeframe (if student has not already earned an OSHA card)

  • Steel-toes boots or shoes. Estimated cost: $40.00
  • Safety glasses with side shields. Estimated cost: $10.00
  • Basic calculator. Estimated cost: $10.00

  • All students must be 18 years old
  • We require a pre-acceptance screening assessment with our VWCC Testing Center. Contact our Student Services Group for more information at
  • Admission Requirements: Applicants must meet the requirements of the VWCC Placement Testing Center: ENF 3, ENG 111 and MTE 1-3 (Reading, English and Math, respectively)

Class Details

17 Sessions
Weekly - Mon, Wed


William Bible 



Please read:  Class meets at Goodwill Jobs Campus 2502 Melrose Avenue, NW Roanoke, VA 24017 Sign in at "Entrance B" I am enrolling in this class as part of the New Economy Workforce Credential Grant Program (WCG). As a condition to receiving a grant, I agree to the following terms and conditions as specified on this site: WCG Release Form.



Registration Closes On
Monday, September 30, 2019 @ 11:59 PM

Schedule Information

Skip dates: (No class on 11/26/2019, 11/27/2019, 11/28/2019, 11/29/2019)

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s) Instructional Method
10/14/2019 - 12/11/2019 Weekly - Mon, Wed 5:30 PM - 9:30 PM Roanoke, Goodwill  Map William Bible  Lecture

Other Class Offerings

FF- Machining Fundamentals MNM1
ID: 2577

05/01/19 - 06/26/19
Weekly - Wed, Mon
17 sessions.


William Bible

Call 540-857-6076 to register
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