Turning I (Chucking Skills)

Competencies

  • Applied mathematics
  • Cutting tool assembly
  • Cutting tool selection
  • Geometric dimensioning and tolerancing (GD&T)
  • Inspection
  • Machine maintenance
  • Machine safety
  • Machining applications
  • Material preparation
  • Measurements
  • Operations
  • Print reading
  • Process planning
  • Setup
  • Shop safety

See Certification Toolkit for a complete list of competencies.

Industry Standard

Machining Level I

Performance

  • Assessment Type: Print (from official blueprint only)
  • MET-TEC Inspection: Required
  • Performance Affidavit: Submitted online via evaluator

Theory

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

Note: The theory assessment for Turning I (Between Centers) and Turning I (Chucking) is the same. Once a candidate completes the test for either credential, the test is marked as passed for both. The candidate must complete both performance assessments to earn both credentials.

Cost

Visit the Credentialing Fees page for the latest pricing information.

Study Material