Northeast Wisconsin Technical College
10-614-152 055284 Prototyping-Introduction to
Outline of Instruction

Course Information
Description10-614-152 PROTOTYPING-INTRODUCTION TO ...introduction to the prototype & design industry using a variety of shop tools and equipment, machine processes, and fabrication techniques with an emphasis on shop safety, hand skills, accuracy, professionalism, and working within specified tolerances to build three dimensional models.
Total Credits5
Prior Learning Assessments
Course Competencies
  1. Demonstrate safe operation of machinery in model shop.
  2. Identify common hand tools used in the Prototype & Design Industry
  3. Identify common power tools used in the Prototype & Design Industry
  4. Identify the different types of drills and their uses.
  5. Square a piece of stock to size
  6. Identify abrasives used for various sanding applications.
  7. Identify basic model finishes used in the prototype industry.
  8. Select materials for specific model building applications.
  9. Select the proper size and type of saw blades for various modeling applications.
  10. Summarize the thermoforming process.
  11. Apply the principles of vacuum forming process
  12. Solve math equations specifically related to model building situations.
  13. Calculate a bill of materials.
  14. Complete CNC startup procedure
  15. Load and Run CNC Program
  16. Summarize the required skills used in the model building industry.