The Computer Numerical Controls (CNC) Machinist Certificate teaches the skills needed to enter the workforce and be successful in today’s manufacturing industry. Skills include proficiency in manual metal working machines including vertical mills, lathes, surface grinders and drill presses. The CNC portion of the curriculum gives students fundamental and advanced knowledge of programming skills on milling machines and turning centers. Students also learn about precision measuring tools, the Machinery’s Handbook, lean manufacturing concepts and computer aided drafting. Graduates will be qualified to seek gainful employment as a Machinist, CNC Machinist/Programmer or Toolmaker.