Friday – September 22, 2017
Machine Tool Operations:
CNC Machine Setup and Operation
Downtown Milwaukee Campus
This is a two-semester program covering the setup and operation of the Computer Numerical Control (CNC) vertical machining center and the CNC turning center – the centerpiece of many manufacturing firms. You also will receive instruction in how to interpret the CNC programs used by these machines. Full-time, part-time and apprenticeship options are available. Credit may be given for work experience, allowing you to complete the program more quickly. Students will need a tablet or mobile device to complete course requirements.
Career Outlook: CNC machine tool operators with up-to-date experience are in demand. Key attributes include a mechanical aptitude, manual dexterity and mathematical skill.
Career Pathway: After earning this technical diploma, your credits can be applied to completing the CNC Technician technical diploma. A CNC Machining certificate is under development.
Program Code: 31-420-1.B
Career Cluster: Manufacturing