CNC Operator Training
According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, there is a growing shortage of CNC operators, and there are not enough skilled and knowledgeable individuals to fill the many jobs available. Thus, CNC operators are expected to have excellent career opportunities through the coming decade.
Computer numerically controlled (CNC) machines are programmed to perform hundreds of different functions. They drill, cut and shape highly precise items that are used in numerous industries, such as the automotive and aerospace. Computer control operators utilize programs to perform the operations that drive these machines, which include laser cutting equipment, drill presses, milling machines and lathes.
The Workforce Development CNC Operator Training program will give you the foundational skills to safely perform the essential functions of CNC operations. Students will receive classroom and hands-on training in the machine shop and metrology lab. Skills covered include blueprint reading, CNC programming, machine set-up, operation, tooling, and trouble shooting. The basics of metrology and inspection of parts as per standard will be presented. Successful completion of this course will prepare you for an entry CNC operator position. In addition, you will have the opportunity to earn a National Career Readiness Certificate (NCRC), a credential of your foundational work-related skills, which adds credibility to your job resume. All materials and supplies and the NCRC assessments are included in the course fee. View course details.