CNC Certification Classes

CNC, Geothermal & Solar

CNC/Metalworking Career Program (NIMS certification)
This hands-on program will focus on a series of single skill sets that are stackable for career success. You’ll prepare to sit for NIMS certification (National Institute for Metalworking Skills.) The NIMS credentials signify that a person can perform the work of a CNC (Computerized Numeric Control) Machine Operator according to recognized national standards. We will cover these key skill areas: CNC mill, lathe and grinder set-up and operation; tool identification, set-up, use and maintenance; machining processes, statistical process control; quality and cycle time optimization; CNC program operation; fixture set-up and operation; CNC troubleshooting.
Major topics include:
• Math for Occupational Technologies
• Prints, Layout & Measurement for Machining
• Manufacturing Processes
• Machining Technology
• CNC Machine Tool Operations
• CNC Programming and Advanced Operations

Certifications included:
National Institute for Metalworking Skills (NIMS) Machining
Level 1 – Measurements, Materials and Safety
National Institute for Metalworking Skills (NIMS) Machining
Level 1 – Job Planning, Benchwork & Layout
National Institute for Metalworking Skills (NIMS) Machining
Level 1 – CNC Milling: Operations
National Institute for Metalworking Skills (NIMS) Machining
Level 1 – CNC Turning: Operations

Scholarships are available for the next session. For information, call 610-359-4150 or wdevenney@dccc.edu PDS 2788 / Length: 390 hours Cost: $4,995

PDS 2788 / Length: 390 hours
Cost: $4,995

CNC (Computerized Numeric Control) Operator Program
This hands-on program prepares you to sit for NIMS certification (National Institute for Metalworking Skills). NIMS credentials signifies a person can perform the work of a CNC Machine Operator according to recognized national standards. Key skill areas to be covered: CNC mill, lathe and grinder set-up and operation; tool identification, set-up, use and maintenance; machining processes; statistical process control; quality and cycle time optimization; CNC program operation; fixture set-up and operation; CNC troubleshooting.

PDS 2788 / Length: 300 hours
Cost: $4,995
Classes forming at Marple Campus