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.

Performance Assessment Type: Two prints

Theory Assessment: 65 questions

Standard: Machining Level I

MET-TEC Inspection: No; Sponsor may inspect both projects

Performance Affidavit: Machining Performance Affidavit

  • Version 1: Available on Resources Page
  • Version 2 (recommended): Available in Cengage Learning’s NIMS Machining Level I Study Guide
    • $27.95 retail
    • URL: https://goo.gl/OiS0pK (ISBN # found on URL)

Re-Take Policy for Online Theory Exam:

  • Retake available anytime
  • Fee reassessed for all retakes
  • Proctor required for all retakes