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Turning Operations I: Turning Between Centers

ID : 19525   
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Prerequisite - Introduction to Precision Machining (formerly Fundamentals of Fabrication), Machine Tool I & II and Milling.  

This intermediate level machining course will continue to explain turning operations on the manual lathe with the addition of detailed instruction in turning a part between centers.  Many of the different turning operations that will be performed on the NIMS student project will be discussed and demonstrated such as threading, knurling and parting.  Job planning with respect to turning between centers will be discussed and demonstrated.  There will be a NIMS turning project as well as a NIMS online exam (Turning/Chucking and Turning/Turning between centers) to earn NIMS credentials.
BRCC currently has scholarship funding to defray the cost of many workforce courses - such as Turning Operations I: Turning Between Centers.  Most Virginia residents receive a 2/3 discount on tuition and, for many unemployed individuals or individuals in low paying jobs, courses are free or nearly free.  Email ( or call (540-453-0264) to talk with an advisor who can help get you into a short term training course at BRCC today!

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Class Details

32 Session(s)
Days of the Week :Multiple Days of the Week :
  Weekly - Mon, Tue.  
  Weekly - Mon, Tue.  

Location : Mt. Crawford Welding Center Location : 
  Mt. Crawford Welding Center.

Instructor : Jake Mumbauer 



Schedule Information

Skip dates: (No class on 05/27/2024, 09/02/2024)

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
4/29/2024 - 6/25/2024 Weekly - Mon, Tue 06:00 PM - 09:00 PM Mt Crawford, Mt. Crawford Welding Center  Map Jake Mumbauer 
7/15/2024 - 9/3/2024 Weekly - Mon, Tue 06:00 PM - 09:00 PM Mt Crawford, Mt. Crawford Welding Center  Map Jake Mumbauer