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Program Name:
Computer Numerical Control (CNC) Technician

Program Number:
32-444-1

Length of Study:
2 years

Type of Degree/Diploma:
Technical Diploma

Offered At These Colleges:
Blackhawk
Lakeshore
Northeast Wisconsin

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Program Overview:
This program is designed to provide students with a broad technical background in both job-shop and production machining. This program was designed using the National Institute for Metalworking Standards (NIMS) and National Tooling & Machining Association Standards (NTMAS). Additionally, this program relies on a hands-on approach to learning, and each student will spend a large portion of his or her time working in a practical setting. Using the latest CNC/CAM software and equipment, including a five axis machining center, students will learn to select the proper tools and fixtures required to machine parts. Graduates of the program will be proficient in metal machining operations and planning procedures, demonstrating practical machining techniques in accordance with engineering drawing specifications.

Median Salary Six Months After Graduation:
$36,605

Some Occupations Related to This Career:
CNC Machinist
CNC Operator
Machinist
CNC Programmer

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