Course Title: 

PRECISION PRODUCTION

Course Definition: 

Courses that prepare individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to create products using techniques of precision craftsmanship or technical illustration.

Course Sub Families Description: 

A program that generally prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills in creating products using precision crafting and technical illustration.

Precision Production Trades, General. Detailed

A program that generally prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills in creating products using precision crafting and technical illustration.

For description refer the sub courses

Upholstery/Upholsterer.

A program that prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to install springs, filling, padding, covering and finishing on items such as furniture, automobile seats, caskets, mattresses, and bedsprings.

Connected Careers

Shoe, Boot and Leather Repair.

A program that prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to repair all types of footwear, including replacement and mending of worn parts, repairing orthopedic footwear, refinishing and dyeing leather, and repairing other leather goods such as handbags, belts, and luggage.

Connected Careers

Leatherworking and Upholstery, Other.

Any instructional program in leatherworking and upholstering not listed above.

For description refer the sub courses

Sheet Metal Technology/Sheetworking.

A program that prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to form, shape, bend and fold extruded metals, including the creation of new products, using hand tools and machines such as cornice brakes, forming rolls, and squaring shears.

Connected Careers

Tool and Die Technology/Technician.

A program that prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to operate machine tools used in the forming of metal components, as well as the fabrication of special tools, dies, jigs and fixtures used in cutting, working and finishing metal components.

Connected Careers

Welding Technology/Welder.

A program that prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to join or cut metal surfaces. Includes instruction in arc welding, resistance welding, brazing and soldering, cutting, high-energy beam welding and cutting, solid state welding, ferrous and non-ferrous materials, oxidation-reduction reactions, welding metallurgy, welding processes and heat treating, structural design, safety, and applicable codes and standards.

Connected Careers

Ironworking/Ironworker.

A program that prepares individuals to make and install structural, ornamental, and reinforcing metal structures and supports. Includes instruction in drafting, technical mathematics, blueprint interpretation, welding, riveting, beam placement, ornamental design, structural reinforcement, crane operation, safety, and applicable codes and standards.

Connected Careers

Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) Machinist Technology/CNC Machinist.

A program that prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to operate computer numerically controlled (CNC) machine tools, such as lathes, mills, precision measuring tools, and related attachments and accessories, to perform machining functions, such as cutting, drilling, shaping, and finishing products and component parts. Includes instruction in CNC terminology, setup, programming, operations, and troubleshooting; blueprint reading; machining; lathe and mill operations; technical mathematics; computer literacy; CAD/CAM systems; shop and safety practices; equipment capabilities; and regulations and laws.

Connected Careers

Metal Fabricator.

A program that prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to further process ferrous and/or non-ferrous metal plates or shapes, and to manufacture and/or install products as interpreted through technical drawings. Includes instruction in trade tools, shop equipment, reading and interpreting blueprints, material handling, welding, thermal cutting, metallurgy, template pattern development, plate and structural fabrication, destructive and non-destructive testing, inspection, shipment preparation and fabrication installation.

Connected Careers

Precision Metal Working, Other.

Any instructional program in precision metal work not listed above.

Connected Careers

For description refer the sub courses

Woodworking, General.

A program that generally prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to lay out and shape stock; assemble wooden articles or subassemblies; mark, bind, saw, carve, and sand wooden products; repair wooden articles, and use a variety of hand and power tools.

Connected Careers

Furniture Design and Manufacturing.

A program that prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to prepare and execute furniture design projects, assemble and finish furniture articles or subassemblies, repair furniture, and use a variety of hand and power tools.

Connected Careers

Cabinetmaking and Millwork.

A program that prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to set up, operate and repair industrial woodworking machinery, and to use such machinery to design and fabricate wooden components and complete articles.

Connected Careers

Woodworking, Other.

Any instructional program in woodworking not listed above.

Connected Careers

A program that prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to fabricate and repair steam boiler components. Includes instruction in principles of steam power, material selection, welding, riveting, sealing materials, pressure testing, pipefitting, and applicable codes and standards.

Boilermaking/Boilermaker. Detailed

A program that prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to fabricate and repair steam boiler components. Includes instruction in principles of steam power, material selection, welding, riveting, sealing materials, pressure testing, pipefitting, and applicable codes and standards.

Connected Careers

Any instructional program in precision production not listed above.

Precision Production, Other. Detailed

Any instructional program in precision production not listed above.

Subject Stream in High School: 
  • Science (Mathematics)
  • Typically choices are from the following subjects:
    Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Computer Science, Technical Drawing, Environmental Science, Economics, Business Studies, Biotechnology, Electricity and Electronics, Engineering Science, Agriculture, Marine Science, Statistics

Note* - Course Data Adopted from the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP)