This course is a basic class on safety, machine setup, operations of lathes, milling machines and pedestal grinders. The lathe section covers safety, precision turning, knurling, drilling, treading, feeds and speeds. The milling section consists of safety, machine operation, setup, and calculating feeds and speeds. The grinding segment includes safety, grinding of lathe cutting tools, sharpening drills and how to maintain the wheels.
Enroll by Mail:
Pick up an application from the Washburn Institute of Technology Campus in the Business & Industry Training Department, or download and complete the form from the Continuing Education Application link. Mail the completed application with a check to the school. Make checks payable to Washburn Institute of Technology .
Washburn Institute of Technology
Business & Industry Training
5724 SW Huntoon
Topeka, KS 66604
For continuing education course or enrollment information please contact Washburn Tech at 785.228.6393.
Refund Policy: Continuing Education at Washburn Tech is supported by tuition funds. Sessions are scheduled, supplies are ordered, and instructors paid based on enrollment/tuition data. Therefore there will be no refunds on tuition within 10 working days prior to the start of a course.
The student's advancement is determined by individual effort and ability. No student shall, on the basis of race, color, creed, sex, disability or national origin, be denied the benefit of or be subjected to discrimination under any (academic) counseling, research, occupational training, or any other educational program or activity by Unified School District 501. No student shall be subjected to sexual harassment by any school district employee or fellow student.