CNC Machine Operator Certificate in Applied Science
This program teaches machine controls, setting tools and machine limits and capabilities.
This program contains one or more embedded certificates which will automatically be awarded if the certificate requirements are met unless the student completes and submits the Program of Study Change Form requesting to opt out of the embedded certificate.
The mission of the Machine Tool Technology program is to provide the college’s local service area with a pool of skilled entry-level machinists, toolmakers, CNC operators and CNC programmers. The program will graduate students who can enter the job force with little supervision and will be trained on equipment that is current with industry.
Acceptable placement test score(s), plus high school diploma or GED
Type of Program
Day or evening
Large and small machine shops, manufacturing companies
Visit our web page at https://www.gvltec.edu/cnc/.
Listed below is the ideal grouping of courses in order by semester. This plan assumes a full-time schedule. Note, however, that many variables can affect this plan, and not every course is offered every semester. Please see your advisor to map out your own personalized progression toward graduation.
Note: Please contact your advisor for recommended evening schedules.
|MTT 120||Machine Tool Print Reading||3|
|MTT 121||Machine Tool Theory I||3|
|MTT 122||Machine Tool Practice I||4|
|MAT 170||Algebra, Geometry, and Trigonometry I 1||3|
|Total Semester Hours||13|
|MTT 250||Principles of CNC||3|
|MTT 251||CNC Operations||3|
|MTT 254||CNC Programming I||3|
|MTT 245||Rapid Prototype Setup and Operations||3|
|Total Semester Hours||12|
|MTT 141||Metals and Heat Treatment||3|
|MTT 145||Machining of Metals||3|
|MTT 126||Machine Tool Practice III||4|
|Total Semester Hours||10|
|Total Required Credit Hours||35|