Practical CNC Machining #1304 2015-2016 Program Handbook

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Practical CNC Machining #1304
2015-2016 Program Handbook
School of Engineering and Information Technology
Conestoga College Institute of Technology and
Advanced Learning
Note: This is a companion document to the current
Conestoga Student Guide.
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Contents
1.
WELCOME .............................................................................................................. 3
2.
PROGRAM HANDBOOK GUIDELINES ................................................................... 4
3.
PROGRAM STAFF CONTACT INFORMATION ...................................................... 4
3.1
4.
Program Faculty ................................................................................................. 4
PROGRAM OVERVIEW .......................................................................................... 4
4.1
Program Description ........................................................................................... 4
4.2
Program Design ................................................................................................. 5
4.2.1
5.
Program Learning Outcomes ....................................................................... 5
PROGRAM INFORMATION AND REQUIREMENTS ............................................... 5
5.1
Program Enrolment ............................................................................................ 5
5.2
Academic Assistance ......................................................................................... 6
5.3
Academic Dates ................................................................................................. 6
5.4
Academic Probation ........................................................................................... 6
5.5
Academic Standing and Promotion .................................................................... 6
5.6
Attendance ......................................................................................................... 6
5.7
Awards ............................................................................................................... 6
5.8
Clearance of Academic Deficiency ..................................................................... 6
5.9
Communication and Emailing Requirements ...................................................... 7
5.10
Course Add/Drop ............................................................................................ 7
5.11
Credit Transfer/Exemptions............................................................................. 7
5.12
Program-Specific Pathways ............................................................................ 7
5.13
Discontinuance................................................................................................ 7
5.14
Equipment Supplies and Texts........................................................................ 7
5.15
Evaluations (deadlines, tests, and examinations)............................................ 8
5.16
Graduation ...................................................................................................... 8
5.17
Program Progression ...................................................................................... 8
5.18
Re-admission Requirements ........................................................................... 8
5.19
Student Feedback ........................................................................................... 9
6.
STUDENT SERVICES ............................................................................................. 9
7.
FACILITY INFORMATION........................................................................................ 9
8.
SAFETY PROTOCOLS ............................................................................................ 9
9.
CONESTOGA POLICIES AND PROCEDURES ...................................................... 9
10.
PROGRAM REVISION LOG ............................................................................... 10
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1. WELCOME
Welcome to Conestoga!
This program handbook has been designed to provide you with information specific to
Practical CNC Machining #1304. It is a companion document to the Student Guide.
We are proud of the programming we offer and the pathways that are available here at
Conestoga.
Continuing Education (including part-time evening, weekend and distance studies) at
Conestoga attracts more than 30,000 enrolments each year from individuals across the
communities we serve. In the past fifteen years, close to 40 per cent of adults in the
region have taken at least one course at the college.
We are proud of the full range of Engineering, Information Technology and Trades
programming that we offer. We work with industry representatives in order to provide
timely, employment-ready training options for all of our students.
Our faculty members are chosen not only for their subject matter expertise, but also for
their passion for adult learning through the sharing of their knowledge and
experience. Whether it be in a face-to-face, mixed, hybrid or online environment, our
faculty have the teaching expertise to help you succeed in your educational goals.
I wish you the best in your studies and encourage you to contact us if you have any
questions about the program.
Sincerely,
Sandra Schelling,
Dean, Educational Technology, Continuing Education and Corporate Training.
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2. PROGRAM HANDBOOK GUIDELINES
The purpose of this handbook is to provide students with program-specific details and
other important information. The material in this handbook is accurate at the date of
posting, and is applicable for the current academic year. Students will be informed of
handbook changes that occur, if any, through college email. Program handbooks are
updated yearly and students must check their program handbook for the current edition.
3. PROGRAM STAFF CONTACT INFORMATION
Dean, Continuing Education, Educational Technology & Corporate Training
Sandra Schelling
Doon Campus, Welcome Centre
(519) 748-5220 ext. 3221
[email protected]
Manager, Continuing Education & Special Projects
Sheila McGlashan MA (Ed)
Doon Campus, Welcome Centre, Room 242
(519) 748-5220 ext. 2399
[email protected]
Program Administrator
Davor Maletic
Doon Campus, Welcome Centre
(519) 748-5220 ext. 2391
[email protected]
3.1 Program Faculty
Contact information for this faculty will be provided on the first day of related courses.
4. PROGRAM OVERVIEW
4.1 Program Description
This advanced certificate program teaches the additional skills required to
supervise/manage skilled trades personnel involved in the operation and maintenance
of various building systems. It focuses on energy management in large buildings and
design processes for various building systems. Designed for building managers,
operators and technicians, this program appeals to anyone employed in the operation,
maintenance or management of today's complex buildings. These courses are
recognized by the Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) and the Toronto
Building Superintendents Association (TBSA). Upon successful completion of this
program students will receive a Conestoga College certificate.
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Building Environmental Systems Class I is a Restricted Program.
4.2 Program Design
Students can find their program design on the Student Portal by following the steps
below:
1. Log in to Student Portal
2. Click on ‘My Courses’ tab
3. Select ‘View Progress Report’ button
Courses are listed by level/semester.
Students can also view courses for the most current program design for this academic
year on the Conestoga College website Practical CNC Machining #1304. To find these
courses, scroll down the page to the ‘Program Courses’.
4.2.1 Program Learning Outcomes
1. Solve routine technical problems relating to CNC setup in the shop environments
using a variety of systematic approaches.
2. Interpret basic graphics and other standard technical documents needed to
complete CNC setup and operations.
3. Create and edit CNC programs.
4. Perform basic technical measurements using appropriate tools specific to CNC
setup and operations.
5. Work safely and effectively within a shop environment in compliance with health
and safety legislation and organizational procedures and practices.
5. PROGRAM INFORMATION AND REQUIREMENTS
5.1 Program Enrolment
Did you know that in order to graduate from this program, you must first submit a
program application for acceptance?
Why should you complete a program application and be accepted in to this program?
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You will receive course and program communication updates.
Credit for courses which are part of your program will be honoured despite
program requirement changes.
For more information please see the Program Application Form.
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5.2 Academic Assistance
Academic assistance is available to students through a variety of avenues. The program
coordinator/academic advisor and faculty can advise students on specific program and
course information such as adding/dropping courses, etc. Access the Conestoga
website for assistance provided through Accessibility Services.
5.3 Academic Dates
Program start and end dates, holidays and deadlines for course add/drop and
withdrawal are located in the Student Guide. Course changes (add/dropping) may also
be made through the Student Portal under the “My Courses” tab.
Note: Not all programs follow listed dates. Contact your program coordinator or
administrator for more information.
5.4 Academic Probation
For more information visit the College Policies, Procedures and Guidelines webpage
then click on the Academic Administration side tab and search for the document entitled
Academic Standing and Promotion Requirements Procedure.
5.5 Academic Standing and Promotion
Students are required to successfully pass all courses by meeting the specified
minimum requirements, as stated in each course outline, in order to continue with the
program.
5.6 Attendance
The attendance policy varies from course to course. For more information please refer
to your course outline.
5.7 Awards
Visit the Financial Aid and Student Awards Office on Conestoga’s website for more
information.
5.8 Clearance of Academic Deficiency
During a student’s academic career, there may be occasions when the student’s
performance results in a failing grade for a course. Conestoga grants students the
opportunity to raise this grade to the minimum passing grade under specific
circumstances.
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For more information visit the College Policies, Procedures and Guidelines webpage
then click on the Academic Administration side tab and search for the document entitled
Clearance of Academic Deficiency.
5.9 Communication and Emailing Requirements
Conestoga College student email accounts are used to communicate with students.
Students are expected to regularly check their student email accounts. Faculty will not
respond to emails from non-Conestoga email addresses.
5.10 Course Add/Drop
For more information regarding course add/drop, please refer to the Continuing
Education Part-time Studies section of the Student Guide located in the Student Portal.
It is strongly recommended that students consult their program coordinator/program
administrator prior to dropping a course or for more information.
5.11 Credit Transfer/Exemptions
Please see the Student Guide for more details regarding credit transfer/exemptions.
5.12 Program-Specific Pathways
There are a number of different opportunities available to students who want to continue
studying at Conestoga. For more information regarding program-specific pathways visit
the Conestoga Pathways webpage.
5.13 Discontinuance
Students may be discontinued from a program if they do not meet specific academic
standards.
For more information visit the College Policies, Procedures and Guidelines webpage
then click on the Academic Administration side tab and search for the document entitled
Discontinuance Policy.
5.14 Equipment Supplies and Texts
For the most current listing of the required textbook for each course please visit the
college bookstore.
On occasion you may be required to attend a practical lab. Standard safety rules must
be adhered to when visiting any lab. Your instructor will inform you of the safety rules
well in advance so that you can be prepared.
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Where there are practical labs, students will be required to review and sign an
Acknowledgement of Safety and Responsibilities form (See appendix A).
Personal protective equipment is the responsibility of the student. CSA approved safety
glasses and CSA approved safety shoes are required for all practical labs. Proper attire
is also required. Your instructor will discuss these requirements with you in advance.
5.15 Evaluations (deadlines, tests, and examinations)
Copying and plagiarism of assignments will be dealt with in accordance with College
Policy regarding Academic Integrity.
Attendance for exams and tests is mandatory. If you miss an exam or test then a grade
of 0% will be assigned and a re-write will not be permitted. The only time a re-write will
be arranged is when you can provide a medical certificate stating due to illness or other
authorized reasons you were unable to write the exam or test on the scheduled day.
Faculty may choose to handle the makeup tests/exams directly or use the test centre
service.
For more information visit the Testing & Assessment Services webpage.
5.16 Graduation
Students are eligible to graduate upon completion of all academic requirements in their
program of study, including co-op placements if applicable. Students, who take longer
than the advertised program length, are responsible for completing any new or
additional courses due to a program design change.
Students who have successfully completed their program design are required to fill out
an Application to Graduate form and submit it with payment to the registrar’s office.
5.17 Program Progression
Students actively registered in cohort delivered programs who take longer than the
designed program length of time to complete their studies are accountable for
completing any new or additional courses resulting from changes in the program of
study. Unless otherwise stated, students registered in non-cohort delivered programs
must complete the program of study within Three (3) years of being admitted to the
program.
5.18 Re-admission Requirements
Please see the Student Guide for more information regarding re-admission
requirements.
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5.19 Student Feedback
Student feedback is an essential component of our continuous improvement process.
Our opportunities for student feedback will include:
Student Appraisal of Teaching
The Student Appraisal of Teaching (SAT) allows direct feedback from students on
teaching for a particular course. Completion of the SAT survey gives teachers and
academic managers valuable information, to use for improving teaching at Conestoga.
Students complete either an electronic or paper copy of the SAT. A summary of results
is prepared by Institutional Research. The report is sent to the Academic Manager who
shares the report with the faculty member AFTER all marks for the semester have been
collected.
6. STUDENT SERVICES
Refer to the Student Guide for information on Accessibility.
7. FACILITY INFORMATION
Refer to the Student Guide for information on after-hours parking, classroom and
computer labs.
8. SAFETY PROTOCOLS
Refer to the Student Guide for Conestoga’s Safety and Security Services and
procedures.
9. CONESTOGA POLICIES AND PROCEDURES
A Student Protection Acknowledge confirmation pop-up will appear once an
applicant/student logs into the Student Portal. A PDF directs students to policies and
procedures relevant to their academic responsibilities. Policies and procedures are
searchable on Conestoga’s website. Students are advised to review and comply with all
policies and procedures including the following:
• Academic Dispute and Resolution Policy/Procedure
• Academic Integrity Policy
• Academic Recognition Policy
• Academic Credential Procedure
• Clearance of Academic Deficiency Policy/Procedure
• Co-operative Education Policy
• Discontinuance Policy/Procedure
• Eligibility to Participate in Co-op Work Terms Policy/Procedure
• Evaluation of Student Learning Policy/Procedure
• Grading Procedure
• Graduation Requirements and Convocation Procedure
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Honours Policy/Procedure
Program/Course (Cohort) Withdrawal Procedure
Student Concerns and Issues/Procedure
Student Fees Policy
Student Feedback Policy
Violation of Academic Integrity Procedure
PROGRAM REVISION LOG
Revision Date
01/08/2014
01/07/2015
Summary of changes
Original handbook creation.
Updated per CCQI.
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