CNC Specialist - CS51

Offered at the Following Campus

  • Valdosta Campus

Program Overview

The CNC Specialist Technical Certificate of Credit program provides training for graduates to gain employment as CNC machine tool technicians. Topics include CNC Fundamentals, mill and lathe manual programming, CNC practical applications, and CAD/CAM programming. The program emphasizes a combination of CNC theory and practical application necessary for successful employment.

Entrance Requirements

*Submit a completed application and application fee;   
  
*Be at least 16 years of age;
     
*Submit official high school transcript or GED transcript;  
   
*Submit official college transcripts, if applicable;      

*Present acceptable SAT or ACT scores taken within the last 60 months, or acceptable COMPASS or ASSET scores taken within the last 60 months. Documentation on a college transcript of successful completion of appropriate courses from a regionally accredited college or university may be accepted in lieu of test scores;

*Students applying for the CNC Specialist TCC must be a graduate of the Machine Tool Technology Diploma or Degree program OR must have three to five years experience at the machinist level

Course Overview

Credit Hours
Occupational Courses (20 hours)
AMCA
2110
3

Prereqs: Provisional Admission, MCHT 1011, MCHT 1012

Coreqs: None

Provides a comprehensive introduction to computer numerical controlled (CNC) machining processes. Topics include: safety, Computer Numerical Control of machinery, setup and operation of CNC machinery, introduction to programming of CNC machinery, introduction to CAD/CAM.

Prereqs: None

Coreqs: AMCA 2110

Provides instruction for the safe operation and manual programming of computer numerical controlled (CNC) milling machines. Topics include: safety, calculation for programming, program codes and structure, program run and editing of programs.

Prereqs: None

Coreqs: AMCA 2110

Provides instruction for the safe operation and manual programming of computer numerical controlled (CNC) Lathes. Topics include: safety, calculations for programming, program codes and structure, program run and editing of programs.

Prereqs: AMCA 2110, AMCA 2130, AMCA 2150

Coreqs: None

Provides additional instruction in part holding and fixture design. Students will also gain additional experience in print-to-part development of CNC programming. Topics include: safety, fixture design and manufacturing, and CNC part manufacturing.
4

Prereqs: None

Coreqs: AMCA 2110

Emphasizes the development of skills in computer aided design (CAD) and computer aided manufacturing (CAM). The student will design and program parts to be machined on computer numerical controlled machines. Topics include: hardware and software, drawing manipulations, tool path generation, program posting, and program downloading.

 

Related Program Options:

Machine Tool Technology Degree
Machine Tool Technology Diploma

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Gainful Employment Disclosure

Advisors

Wayne Plos
Machine Tool Technology Program Coordinator
Office: 122
Phone: (229) 249-2671
Email:
Campus: Valdosta Campus