CNC Machining Basics
About the course
Gain entry-level CNC machining experience through this ?-week, 96-hour introductory course, including an opportunity to earn National Institute of Metal Working Skills (NIMS) creditentials and HAAS certificates of completion in mill and lathe areas.
Topics covered in this course include:
CNC Mill & Lathe set up
Entry Level Geometric Dimension & Tolerancing concepts
Identifying machining processes
Successful machine operation
Lathe / mill work holding
Lath / mill tooling / tool holding
Utilizing applied measurement and inspection
Conventional machine tool theory
Identifying calibration equipment
Reviewing quality process controls
Manufacturing processes (part design and production
During the course, you will work with hand tools, computerized equipment, lathes, and mills, while learning baout CNC interfacing, precision measurement, and gauging. This course will prepare you to be an entry-level CNC operator.
When is this course offered?
February: 11, 12, 14, 19, 21, 25, 26, 28
March: 4, 5, 7, 11, 12, 14, 18, 19, 25, 26, 28
April: 1, 2, 4, 8,
Cost to attend
$3,195 plus applicable tax. Scholarships are available.
No prior machining experience is needed to take this course, but we encourage high school students to gain as much machining and precision measurement experience as possible through their high school offerings.
Future opportunities: TBA