Certificate in CNC Machine Operation
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About This Program
The Computer Numerical Controller (CNC) Machine Operator Certificate offers new or returning students a competency based comprehensive CNC Machine Operator training. Along with general education courses and program specific technical courses, students will be able to apply a wide variety of industries and employment opportunities. Students will be exposed to basic manufacturing skills, precision machining and CNC machine operations. Students completing the CNC Operator Certificate are in high demand across several industries.
Your Certificate Courses
SMCC’s Precision Machining & Manufacturing program offers a CNC Machine Operator Certificate requiring a mix of general education and hands-on courses. The following courses are a sampling of what you might take as a student in this program and are subject to change.
- Parametric Solid Modeling
- English Composition
- Freshman Interest Group Elective
- Introduction to Precision Machining
- Advanced Precision Machining
- Mathematics Elective (100-level or higher)
Current Major-Specific Courses Available
Interested in seeing some of the current major-specific courses being offered as a part of this degree program?
If you are a current student, your program requirements may be different than those listed for the current catalog year. To view your specific program requirements or to search and register for courses, log in to MySMCC and visit the MyDegree webpage.
- Identify and practice safe metal cutting practices in the manufacturing environment.
- Demonstrate knowledge of common manual machining practice processes required for employment.
- Demonstrate knowledge of common technical drawing ASME standards.
- Demonstrate knowledge of precision measurement.
- Demonstrate knowledge of programming, setup and operations of Proto Trac-controlled machines.
- Demonstrate knowledge of Operating CNC Machining Centers.
- Demonstrate knowledge of Operating CNC Turning Centers.