What is a CNC Operator?
A CNC Operator is a person who uses metal or plastic to set up and operate machines that cut, shape, and form metal or plastic materials or pieces.*
What Can I Expect as a CNC Operator 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.
CNC Operator Alumni Testimonial
Our CNC Operator program is excellent. But don’t take our word for it. Watch the video below and hear from one of our alumni who got a job quickly after graduation!
What is the Core Cirriculum I Will be Taking?
- Blueprint Reading
- Machining Fundamentals
- Set Up & Operations
- Manual Mill & Lathe
What Equipment Will I Get to Work With?
- Manual Bridgeport Mill
- Clausing and South Bend Lathes
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What is the Job Outlook for a CNC Operator?
The demand for metal and plastic machine workers is affected by the demand for the parts they produce. Some companies are bringing jobs back to the United States from overseas, and this is expected to continue to grow over the upcoming decade.*
Our Grads get Hired!
At PMI, we take pride in our excellent job placement program. Watch the video below to hear from one of the many companies that have hired our PMI alumni over the years.
*Information provided by the U.S. Bureau of Labor & Statistics.