CNC Technician (Certificate E0431)

Technology and Health Division 
Skills Certificate 

Theory and application of computer numerical control (CNC) machining practices using mills and lathes typical in a wide range of industries. Designed to adapt and upgrade machining skills to industry standards and encourage the development of supplemental skills in computer aided design (CAD) and computer aided manufacture (CAM), metrology,  and problem-solving to better address the current needs and expectations of industry. Includes project models that closely approximate industry-representative applications with an emphasis on best practices, efficiency, and an understanding of the way machined parts relate to other related components in the manufacturing environment.

Required Courses 

Course Prefix Course Name Units
MFG 130Manufacturing Processes and Materials3
MFG 250Introduction to CNC Programming3
MFG 260CNC Operation3
Total Units9

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Plan of Study Grid
Fall TermUnits
MFG 130 Manufacturing Processes and Materials 3 3
MFG 150 Manual Machining I 3 3
Spring Term
MFG 250 Introduction to CNC Programming 3 3
MFG 260 CNC Operation 3 3
Certificate: CNC Technician E0431 1  
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 Total Units12
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