Computerized Numerical Control
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Computerized Numerical Control

Using numerical control, automatic operation is achieved by means of numerical instructions expressed in computerized code and prepared in advance. Shop conditions simulate those found in industry; students learn to read blueprints, determine sequence of operations, make their own set-ups, choose the correct machine for the job, and produce a quality product. Prior training and experience as a machinist are required for admission to the CNC program.

When is the program offered?

Courses are taught year round during the day, evening, and split-term to accommodate a wide range of schedules for full-time and part-time students.

Educational Options

What can I earn?

The national average for annual earnings is $47,500 and the hourly earnings is $22.84. The top 10% annual earnings is $73,900 and the hourly earnings is $35.51.

Your Future

Employment of machinists and tool and die makers is projected to grow 6 percent from 2014 to 2024, about as fast as the average for all occupations. Workers familiar with computer software applications and who can perform multiple tasks in a machine shop will have the best job opportunities.

program Faculty

Name & Title
Computerized Numerical Control Instructor

Quality Matters (QM)Qualifications:
        • APPQMR Certified

Jason Taylor