Class 4 Career and Technical Certification Areas


  • General Machine Shop/Lab Safety & Related Environmental Issues
  • Specific Safety Practice - pertaining to each area and the tools/equipment involved
  • Machining Operations and Theory
  • Bench Metal Operations
  • Blueprint Reading
  • Layout Procedures
  • Precision Measurement
  • Metallurgy
  • Grinding Procedures
  • Fixture and Jig Set-up
  • Lathe Operation
  • Milling Machine Operation
  • Drill Press Operation
  • Computer Numerical Control - CNC
  • Computer Aided Manufacturing - CAM
  • Other machining processes are used in industry but may not be common in secondary education settings

If you have at least 10,000 hours (5 years or more) of experience including all or most of the skills listed above please complete the Class 4 application.