The Precision Machining/CNC Technology program trains students in the setup, programming, and operation of manual and CNC (Computer Numerically Controlled) lathes and milling machines, as well as manual drill presses, surface grinders, band saws, etc. Students will be trained to use precision measuring tools to machine parts to precise dimensions. The student will learn to file, hand tap, dowel fit, follow prints and specifications, select stock, and lay out work. Manufacturing principles and basic metallurgy are also covered.
Upon graduation, students may be employed as CAD/CAM machinists, programmer designer assistants, tool and die maker assistants, millwright assistants, CNC machinists, or design engineer assistants.
- Earn up to 4 college credits at North Central State College!
- NIMS Level 1 Machining Certification
- OSHA 10