CNC Operator

Certificate

Advising Code: A 50 21 0 C4


Detail

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.

Awards

Certificate

 

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 up
    to 2 National Institute for Metalworking Skills (NIMS).

Fall Semester I

Course

Hrs

BPR

111

Print reading

2

MAC*1

111

Machining Technology I or

6

MEC 111 Machine Processes I 3

MAC

114

Introduction to Metrology

2

MAC 121 Introduction to CNC
2
DFT 119 Basic CAD
2

 

 

Total

11-14

Spring Semester I

MAC

122

CNC Turning

2

MAC

124

CNC Milling

2

 

 

Total

4

Total credit hours required for certificate: 15-18
This curriculum is subject to change.

*1 Students may substitute MEC 111 for MAC 111.

Last update 9/24/2014