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    Oct 16, 2021  
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Dimensional Inspection (Metrology), (CSC)

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Program Info

This program prepares students for employment as specialized quality inspectors in a high- precision manufacturing environment. Classes take place in well-lit, clean, and climate-controlled labs within the state-of-the-art Gene Haas Center for Integrated Machining.

Minimum credits: 29
Length: 9 months

Division: Workforce Services (Haas Center)
Contact: 434.766.6607
Award: Career Studies Certificate
Plan Code: 221-883-12 CIP Code: 15.0699


Program Description

The Career Studies Certificate in Dimensional Inspection prepares students for employment as a specialized quality inspector in a precision manufacturing or design environment. Students will acquire skills such as blueprint reading, part inspection, coordinate measuring machine (CMM) operation and programming, and geometrical dimensioning and tolerancing.

Program Outcomes: Graduates of this program will be able to:

  • Solve shop math problems. Analyze part prints with and without GD&T.
  • Analyze and inspect manufactured parts using precision bench and CMM inspection techniques.
  • Apply basic quality concepts including lean and six sigma basics.
  • Industry Certifications: NNIMS - Measurement, Materials and Safety, Mitutoyo - MCOSMOS C1, Mitutoyo - MCOSMOS C2, American Society of Quality - Certified Six Sigma Yellow Belt, Certified Quality Inspector

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