This course is an introduction to machine tools and metal-cutting processes used in manufacturing. Students complete projects that require precision layout, set-up, machining, and inspection. These projects require students to perform various operations on engine lathes, drill presses and power saws. Students are also prepared to take the NIMS Level 1 Measurement, Materials and Safety test, and the MSSC Safety test. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course. Class Notes: This section is intended for, but not limited to, Adult Education Bridge students. Enrollment Requirements: Eligibility for Reading 099 by COMPASS Reading (50-64), or Consent of Department Chairperson.