Monday – October 24, 2016

CNC Machine Tool Operations Diploma

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: This program features exploratory courses that count toward a credential. Work continues to develop the program into a fully embedded Career Pathway.

Program Code: 31-420-1.B 

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Fall 2016 – Spring 2017 Course Requirements (link)
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