CNC Operator


Advising Code: A 50 21 0 C4

The CNC Operator Certificate prepares the student for introductory work into the CNC field as a CNC operator. The student will learn basic code and operations of CNC mills and lathes.

Program Outcomes:

Upon successful completion of the CNC Operator certificate, the graduate should be able to:

  • Write CNC code for machined parts
  • Apply CNC code to operate/setup CNC lathes & CNC mills
  • Complete projects using milling machines, bench grinders, power saws, lathes, and drill presses
  • Produce rapid prototyping models
  • Complete computer-aided drafting projects
  • Students completing this certificate will acquire a minimum of 2 National Institute for Metalworking Skills (NIMS)

Total Credits: 11-14

Spring Semester I

Total Credits: 4

Total credit hours required for certificate: 15-18

Last update 03/31/2015