Degree Type: Career Studies Certificate
Program Code: 221-883-14
Program Length: One Year-Two Semesters
Minimum Credits: 24
Purpose: Open new dooors to bigger possilities in manufacturing career. Today, CNC Machines are used to manufacture products from scratch with the use of a computer. Good machinists are in high demand across the nation. It is the machinist who is responsible for forming out of the various metal designs which the engineer sends to them in the form of a blueprint. It requires a great deal of skills to be able to machine very detailed parts by using lathes, milling machines and grinders. the instruction received from the program of study shoud result in more rapid advancement and reduce new employee training time once employment has been obtained. This program will prepare students to be CNC programmers and/ or operators leading to full-time employment.
- Machine shop Supervisor
- Machine Operator (CNC or conventional)
- CNC setup technician
- CNC programmer
Admission Requirements:Students must meet the general admission requirements established by the College.
Program Requirements: Advanced Precision Machining Program is designed to provide students with an introduction to more advance machinng industry procedures. The curriculum will be developed by using a combination of lecutres, in-class demonstrations, and videos. The curriculum will also be developed around the following equipment: CAD/CAM, lathes, mills, drill press, surface grinders, CNC lathe and CNC Mill. the students will develop skills in blueprint reading, mathematics, drafting, and soft skills to better prepare the students for employment. Students successufully completing the two semesters in this program will receive a career studies certificate in Advanced Precision Machining.