The CNC Machining program is a full-time certificate course. This program will enable the student to become an entry-level machinist with the ability to program and edit CNC programs and utilize CAD/CAM technology. Students will practice writing and entering programs on a CNC mill and lathe. Students will also learn the operation of a CNC lathe and mill while producing a sample of parts. The CNC Machining program prepares students to take performance and theory exams through the National Institute for Metalworking Skills, Inc. (NIMS).
What You'll Learn
- Materials, Science, Inspection and Testing
- Engineering Drawings
- Programming and Operation
- CAD/CAM Software
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Monday - Thursday
5:00pm - 10:00pm
- Age 18 or older
- High school diploma or GED
- Background check
The WorkKeys® Assessment is administered as part of the registration process. Students will complete the following sections:
Applied Math - measures critical thinking, mathematical reasoning, and problem solving techniques.
Graphic Literacy - measures the skill needed to locate and use information from charts, diagrams, etc.
Workplace Documents - measures your ability to understand written text to complete a task.
Each assessment is scored individually on a possible range of <3 - 7.