What is a CNC Machinist?
A CNC Machinist sets up and operates a variety of computer controlled and mechanically controlled machines to produce precision metal parts, instruments, and tools.*
What Can I Expect as a CNC Machinist Student?
You will be trained by experts with years of experience in the machinist field. You will be able to ask questions and get a feel for what work will be like after graduation. Your instructors will not only teach you the information that you need to know to be successful, but they will also act as your mentors guiding you throughout your training and assisting you in choosing the best industry to work in.
What is the Core Cirriculum I will be Taking?
- Blueprint Reading
- Machining Fundamentals
- Set Up & Operations
- Workholding Devices
What Equipment Will I Get to Work With?
- Manual Bridgeport Mill
- Clausing and South Bend Lathes
- Haas CNC Mills & CNC Lathes (conversional)
- Fanuc Robo Drills
- Mazak 4-Axis Lathe
What is the Job Outlook for CNC Machining?
Job prospects for machinist and tool & die makers are expected to be good, primarily because of the number of job openings arising each year from the need to replace workers who retire or leave the occupation.*
*Information provided by the U.S. Bureau of Labor & Statistics.