|31-444-1 Technical Diploma (one-year)
Campus: Rice Lake
|Financial Aid Eligible|
In the Machine Tool Operation - CNC program, students learn the skills to set up and operate manual and computer numerically-controlled (CNC) machine tools and to measure and inspect parts for accuracy. Additionally, students learn to use computer-aided drafting (CAD) and computer-aided manufacturing (CAM) software programs to design and machine parts. Skilled machine tool operators work in tool rooms, job shops, CNC production facilities, and in modern manufacturing companies. Successful graduates have many opportunities to advance in their careers as they gain additional experience and training.
Career Pathways connect progressive levels of coursework to allow students to build upon their education. Each step in the pathway connects with employment options and provides the opportunity for advancement to higher levels. The Machine Tool Operation - CNC program includes the following pathway options:
Students in this program must:
The estimated total program cost for the one-year Machine Tool Operation - CNC program is $5,756 (does not include books, tools, supplies, or uniforms). This program is eligible for financial aid. View more information on program and costs.