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Machining Fundamentals II

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Machining Fundamentals I and II are foundational for the study of metals formation methods. Safety, precision measurement, print reading and the like are required for any machine shop and most manufacturing work. This course is a prerequisite to the Machining: Milling Operator and Machining: Turning Operator courses. Students must be registered for both Machining Fundamentals I and II.

Students completing the course will sit for the following National Institute of Metalworking Skills (NIMS) exam:
  • Job Planning, Benchwork & Layout
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' exam costs
  • All materials needed for milling including metals, lubricants, cutting tools and similar
  • Tooling-U online access

  • 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)

***This course is a prerequisite to the Machining: Milling Operator and Machining: Turning Operator courses***

Class Details

8 Sessions
Weekly - Wed


William Bible 



Please read:  Wednesdays: 4 hours per night with 7th session being 2 hours ***Class will not meet on September 18, 2019*** Class meets at Goodwill Jobs Campus 2502 Melrose Ave, NW Roanoke, VA 24017 Sign in at "Entrance B"



Registration Closes On
Wednesday, August 28, 2019 @ 11:59 PM

Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s) Instructional Method
9/4/2019 - 10/23/2019 Weekly - Wed 5:30 PM - 9:30 PM Roanoke, Goodwill  Map William Bible  Lecture