Instructor: Brad Gilbert
Organization Involvement: VICA (Vocational Industrial Clubs of America)
Machine Trades is a program designed to provide experience and training in layout, lathe work, mill work, grinding, and other miscellaneous machine tool operations. Related instruction in technical and general information is also a part of the course. The above experiences are proved through a number of shop projects chosen by the instructor and students. Blue print reading and mathematics are taught in the class in an applied manner so the student so the student will recognize the need for both. The intent of the class is to teach job entry skills and a strong background for post-secondary opportunities for the various related trades using the basic machine shop equipment.
Students have the option to be affiliated with Skills USA-VICA.