CNC Set-Up/Operator Certificate

Program Number: 97-444-1
School Year: 2020-2021
Certificate
Campus: West Bend
This program is NOT eligible for financial aid

Whether you’re looking for a career change or just graduated from high school, Moraine Park’s CNC set-up/operator certificate is designed to help people with little to no manufacturing experience gain entry-level employment as a CNC operator.

About the Program

Computer Numerical Controlled (CNC) equipment operators work in metalworking and plastics manufacturing companies to setup and monitor multiple machines, clean and prepare machines for the next job, maintain quality control of the parts being machined and troubleshoot machines when necessary.

Moraine Park’s CNC set-up /operator training is designed for individuals with little to no manufacturing background, and provides hands-on CNC machine training.

What You'll Learn

Moraine Park’s CNC set-up/ operator certificate covers how to perform:

  • Operation of machine tools
  • Computer operations
  • Entry-level CNC programming
  • CNC setup
  • CNC operation
  • Industrial trades math
  • Blueprint reading
  • Use of precision measuring equipment
Approximate Costs
Career Opportunities
Admission Process
Program Guide
Transfer Opportunities
Additional Information
Approximate Costs
  • $136.50 per credit (resident)
  • $204.75 per credit (out-of-state resident)
  • Online students are not charged out-of-state fees.
  • Please refer to the MPTC Student Handbook for additional enrollment fee information.
Career Opportunities
  • Graduates of the CNC Set-Up/Operator Certificate are encouraged to continue their formal training; Moraine Park offers a two-year CNC/Tool and Die Technologies technical diploma program. All courses of the certificate are transferable into the technical diploma program. Graduates of the certificate can find employment in machine shops, metal fabrication, tool and die shops, furniture and wood product manufacturers, and plastics manufacturers.
Admission Process


    Visit the Admissions Page for details

    Program Guide

    For additional information on program curriculum, prerequisites and general education course options, please contact your advisor.

    Transfer Opportunities

    Check out the Credit Transfers page for more information.

    Additional Information

    *Enrollment may limit the campus availability or delivery of certain courses.

    Request Program Information

    Request Program Information

    NumberTitleCrs
    Semester 1
    103-159Computer Literacy - Microsoft Office1
    439-307Basic Machining3
    439-308Manual Manufacturing3
    439-3992D CAD Mold and Die Print Reading2
    444-302CNC Controls2
    444-350Basic Programming3
    804-360Occupational Mathematics 12
    Total16
     
    Semester 2
    444-340Beginning CAM - Mastercam2
    444-355CNC Machining Center Programming2
    444-365CNC Machining Center Operation2
    804-361Occupational Mathematics 22
    Total8
     
    Total Credits24
    Menu