Introduction to CNC Operations Certificate

Program Number: 61-444-3
School Year: 2020-2021
Certificate
Campus: West Bend
This program is NOT eligible for financial aid

Moraine Park's Introduction to CNC (Computer Numerically Controlled) Operations Certificate is designed for individuals who have limited or no manufacturing background in the operation of CNC equipment.

About the Program

CNC equipment operators handle the initial startup of a program, maintain quality control of the parts being machined and troubleshoot CNC machine tools when necessary. This certificate covers how to operate machine tools, CNC setup, CNC operation, industrial trade’s math, blueprint reading and how to use measuring equipment.

What You'll Learn

Operators run computer-controlled machine tools that produce highly precise parts used in many of the products we use on a daily basis. Duties of an operator will vary from operating the machine to setup of cutting tools, fixtures, programs, and producing the complete part. The courses in this certificate can be directly transferred into Moraine Park's CNC/Tool and Die Technologies technical diploma program.

Approximate Costs
Career Opportunities
Admission Process
Transfer Opportunities
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
  • Entry level CNC Operator
  • Machinist
  • Machine Tool Setter
Admission Process

Standard Admissions steps details

    Transfer Opportunities
    1. Transfer in prior college work or get a free transcript review. Start here.
    2. Transfer a Moraine Park degree to earn a bachelor’s – learn more.
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    NumberTitleCrs
    Semester 1
    439-3992D CAD Mold and Die Print Reading2
    444-350Basic Programming3
    444-365CNC Machining Center Operation2
    804-360Occupational Mathematics 12
    Total 9
     
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