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Assessment Name: Job: Machinist/Machine Setter - UPDATED
Number of Questions: 222
Description: The assessment for machinists/machine setters tests for an understanding of cutting tool theory, CNC coordinate systems, basic G code programming, manual machining, part inspection, and workpiece material properties. This assessment also thoroughly addresses print reading, math skills, and duties related to first-time setups for new jobs. Test questions are based on class material from the CNC, EDM, inspection, manual machining, materials, metal cutting, quality, safety, shop mathematics/print reading, and workholding departments.
Instructions: This online test requires uninterrupted access to a computer with an Internet connection. For math-related questions, please have paper and pencils on hand for your calculations. Textbooks, calculators, and other electronic devices are NOT allowed.

The assessment covers the following classes:

Class Functional Area Format Difficulty Version Department
12
Classes 1 to 10 of 14
History and Definition of CNC 100

This class outlines the origin of today's CNC machines and explains how modern CNC evolved from its original designs.

Machining Online Beginner 1.0 CNC
Basics of the CNC Swiss-Type Lathe 135

This class describes the basic components of the Swiss-type lathe, as well as common tooling and machining operations.

Machining Online Beginner 1.0 CNC
CNC Specs for the Mill 220

This class identifies common specifications of CNC mills and describes the various features and options available on different machines.

Machining Online Intermediate 1.0 CNC
CNC Specs for the Lathe 225

This class identifies common specifications of CNC lathes and describes the various features and options available on different machines.

Machining Online Intermediate 1.0 CNC
Intro to GD&T 200 (1994)

This class introduces the fundamental concepts of geometric dimensioning and tolerancing (GD&T) and describes the main types of tolerances included in the standard. This class references the 1994 standard. Includes an Interactive Lab.

Foundational Online Intermediate 1.0 Inspection
Metal Manufacturing 140

This class walks through the steps used to produce commercial steel from its original ore.

Foundational Online Beginner 1.0 Materials
Intro to EDM 100

This class introduces the process, components and machines of electric discharge machining.

Machining Online Beginner 1.0 Metal Cutting
Intro to Screw Machining 160

This class identifies the common components and operations of the screw machine and compares common screw machine designs.

Machining Online Beginner 1.0 Metal Cutting
Toolholders for Turning 260

This class explains the components and identification of OD and ID toolholders used on the lathe.

Machining Online Intermediate 1.0 Metal Cutting
Quality Overview 100

This class identifies how each department and function of a company plays a role in producing quality products for the customer.

Foundational Online Beginner 1.0 Quality