Job Planning, Benchwork & Layout

Competencies

  • Applied mathematics
  • Assembly
  • Cutting tool selection
  • Drilling
  • Filing
  • Fits
  • Inspection
  • Layout
  • Machine safety
  • Material preparation
  • Measurements
  • Print reading
  • Process planning
  • Reaming
  • Sawing
  • Shop safety
  • Threading

See Certification Toolkit for a complete list of competencies.

Industry Standard

Machining Level I

Performance

  • Assessment Type: Print, one for benchwork and one for layout (from official blueprints only)
  • MET-TEC Inspection: No; Instructor may inspect both projects
  • Performance Affidavit: Submitted online via evaluator

Theory

  • 65 questions
  • 90-minute time limit
  • Proctor required
  • Paper version available
  • Retake policy

Cost

Visit the Credentialing Fees page for the latest pricing information.

Study Material