UC Merced Machine Shop Training Courses
Our one on one training courses are designed to help teach students and faculty how to safely operate the various machine tools located on the UC Merced campus. Complete training can take 8 to 10 sessions or 16 to 20 hours to complete. Upon completing your training you will have access to the Machine Shop spaces anytime during regular operating hours (8am-5pm) and only when Machine Shop Staff are present. Courses are free of charge.
STRICT DRESS CODE APPLIES: NO SHORTS OR TANK TOPS ALLOWED, CLOSED TOED SHOES ONLY, and ALL LONG HAIR MUST BE TIED BACK, NO JEWELRY OF ANY KIND ON ARMS/HANDS/FINGERS WHILE OPERATING MACHINES. Safety glasses are provided, but it is advised to bring your own
Please click HERE to book an appointment for a one on one training session with one of the machinists on campus.
Please only book one session per week to allow space for other students! Due to the fluctuating nature of the workload in the Machine Shop, Training Sessions may be canceled or rescheduled by Machine Shop Staff at any time.
Please be on time, if you are late we will not have adequate time to go over the material and we will have to cancel.
If you CAN NOT make it, please cancel your appointment or email us ASAP so we can try and fill the slot.