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CNC Set-Up/Operator Certificate

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

Program Details

Program Courses

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Career Pathways

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Printable PDF

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High School Dual Credit

Credit for Prior Learning

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