CNC Programming - Lathe & Mill, Certificate of Proficiency
Effective: Spring, 2016
This certificate is designed to prepare students for Computer Numerical Control (CNC) machining and is also ideal for students who need to upgrade prior machine shop training to comply with the current needs of industry. Students learn the techniques, hardware, software menus and computer system practices associated with a Computer-Aided Machining/Distributed Numerical Control (CAM/DNC) system to manually write, save, retrieve and transfer CNC machine tool programs. The curriculum is designed to prepare students to sit for NIMS certification upon completion of the program. NIMS (National Institute for Metalworking Skills) credentials signifies a person can perform the work of a CNC Machine Operator according to recognized national standards.
Upon successful completion of this program, students should be able to:
- Perform basic Computer Numerical Control (CNC) programming, set up and operations of CNC, conventional machine tools, precision tools and general tools.
- Demonstrate knowledge of print reading.
- Use mathematical knowledge to solve machining problems.
- Develop, document and implement project plan for machining parts.
- Demonstrate effective communication skills.
- Demonstrate an understanding of safety principles and practices used in modern machining facilities.
First Semester (14 credits)
|MAT 110 - Technical Mathematics I||4|
|MTT 110 - Print Layout and Measurement for Machining||4|
|MTT 111 - Introduction to Manufacturing||3|
|MTT 112 - Lathe Operations I||3|
Second Semester (13 credits)
|MAT 111 - Technical Mathematics II||4|
|MTT 122 - Lathe Operations II||3|
|MTT 124 - Milling Operations I||3|
|Please pick one of the following courses highlighted in blue:|
|MTT 210 - CNC Machine Tool Operations||3|
|TME 210 - CNC Operations||3|
Total Credits: 33
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