Certificates and Degrees

CNC Operator

Advanced CNC Programming Certificate

The CNC Machining Certificate (054P) prepares students to set-up and operates Computerized Numerical Control (CNC) machine tools.  This includes 3 axis vertical mills and 2 axis turning centers.  The certificate provides experience in setting work offsets, tool length offsets and operating HAAS CNC equipment.  The courses transition to programming CNC machine tools using G and M codes needed to produce a finished part.  Students will also learn how to problem solve program errors and edit their programs at the machine tool.   Each student will be provided a print needed to produce parts on both the CNC mill and CNC turning centers.  Students will also have the opportunity to earn up to three National Institute for Metalworking Skills (NIMS) CNC certifications.

Mark Bosworth
618-931-0600, ext. 7457