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CNC Machinist (Machine Tool)

What it is

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CNC Machinists work in machine shops, tool rooms or factories to set up and operate machine tools to produce precision metal parts, instruments and tools. The CNC Machinist (Machine Tool) program gives you a solid foundation of machining plus personal attention to allow you to learn at your own pace. Through hands-on experience and opportunities to work on team projects, you will learn everything you need to know in order to work in the metals manufacturing and processes industry.

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  • You can start our CNC Machinist Program at 2 times every year: Fall Semester (August) and Spring Semester (January)
  • You will receive hands-on instruction and personal attention from certified instructors.
  • The program boasts a 98% placement rate.
  • Our classroom work spaces are designed similarly to the work spaces you will encounter on the job to provide relevant training so you can get to work seamlessly after you graduate.

Award Requirements and Course Descriptions & Outlines

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Program Learning Outcomes

  1. Understand and apply the safety procedures and regulations currently present in their trade.
  2. Demonstrate the skills required by industry, in the safe operation and use of common hand tools and manual machinery.
  3. Generate Computer Numerical Control programs utilizing G and M coding as well as basic integration of Surf-Cam computer generated programs.
  4. Recognize the necessary Math and Blueprint Reading skills required for employment in their trade.
  5. Construct projects on Computer Controlled machinery utilizing their manual programming skills as well as Surf-Cam computer generated programs.