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Basic CNC Technician

Offered at the Following Campus

Program Overview

Basic CNC Technician Technical Certificate (TCC) graduates will be able to gain employment as entry level CNC Machine Tool Technicians.  Machinists set up and operate a variety of computer-controlled and mechanically controlled machine tools to produce precision metal parts, instruments, and tools.  This TCC will also provide hands on training for similar occupations in this field. 

To graduate, students must earn a minimum of 22 credit hours.

Entrance Requirements

  • Submit a completed application;
  • Be at least 16 years of age;
  • Submit official high school/high school equivalent transcripts;
  • Submit official college transcripts, if applicable;
  • Satisfy Placement Testing requirements.

Course Overview

Contact Minutes
Credit Hours
Curriculum Outline (22 hours)
3
2250

Introduces the fundamental concepts necessary to develop blueprint reading competencies, interpret drawings, and produce sketches for machine tool applications.  Topics include:  interpretation of blueprints, sketching, sectioning, geometric dimensioning and tolerancing, and assembly drawings. 

3
3750

This course develops mathematical competencies as applied to machine tool technology.  Emphasis is placed on the use of machining formulas by incorporating algebraic, geometric, and trigonometric functions.  Topics include machining algebra and geometry, applied geometry, and applied trigonometry. 

3
4500

Provides a comprehensive introduction to computer numerical controlled (CNC) machining processes.  Topics include: safety, Computer Numerical Control of machinery, setup and operation of CNC machinery, introduction of programming of CNC machinery, introduction to CAD/CAM.

Provides instruction for the safe operation and manual programming of computer numerical controlled (CNC) milling machines.  Topics include:  safety, calculation for programming, program codes and structure, program run and editing of programs.

Provides instruction for the safe operation and manual programming of computer numerical controlled (CNC) milling machines.  Topics include:  safety, calculation for programming, program codes and structure, program run and editing of programs.

3
4500

Provides additional instruction in part holding and fixture design.  Students will also gain additional experience in print-to-part development of CNC programming.  Topics include:  safety, fixture design and manufacturing, and CNC part manufacturing.