Machinist Technology/CNC

This program will prepare students to perform the duties and responsibilities required by entry level positions in a machine shop environment. Graduates of the course are qualified to work in employment such as:

Machinist apprentice
Machine tool operator
Machine operator
Machine shop production worker
Machinist Lathe operator
CNC lathe operator
Milling machine operator
CNC milling machine operator

Students will learn about blueprint reading and tool crib organization, as well as shop related math and English. In addition, they will learn how to operate saws and grinders, milling machines, lathes, and precision measuring instruments such as calipers and micrometers and will perform a variety of hands-on projects. Finally, students will be instructed in CNC operations and basic programming, including how a CAD-CAM system works and the use of Mastercam software— a program widely used by manufacturing companies to design and create machined parts.

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