CNC Set-Up/Operator Certificate

Program Number: 97-444-1
School Year: 2021-2022
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
Number Title Crs
Semester 1
103-159 Computer Literacy - Microsoft Office 1
439-307 Basic Machining 3
439-308 Manual Manufacturing 3
439-399 2D CAD Mold and Die Print Reading 2
444-302 CNC Controls 2
444-350 Basic Programming 3
804-360 Occupational Mathematics 1 2
Total 16
Semester 2
444-340 Beginning CAM - Mastercam 2
444-355 CNC Machining Center Programming 2
444-365 CNC Machining Center Operation 2
804-361 Occupational Mathematics 2 2
Total 8
Total Credits 24