16 credits + 16 hour Career Readiness Lab at end of 2nd semester
Offered: Fall; Spring; Summer
Cost: $3,477 + books and supplies
CNC operators are entry-level jobs for people who interact with computer-numerical-controlled (CNC) machines that are used in the manufacturing world. This equipment is used to form, shape, and cut materials such as steel, aluminum, and plastics into precision parts used in almost every product. CNC operators are responsible for loading and unloading work pieces, downloading and editing programs, and measuring the quality of the work pieces they produce. The CNC operator certificate that DMACC offers provides an opportunity to get a credential in a short two-semester program. You could start your training and get into a good-paying job within a year.
CNC Program Page
- You must apply for Federal Financial Aid (FAFSA) before receiving funding from WTA.
a. You will then submit your SAR (Student Aid Report) to WTA.
- You must complete a DMACC application
- You must also complete the CNC program requirements:
***Note that you will take the CNC assessments verses WTA assessments***
You must apply for Federal Financial Aid (FAFSA) before requesting from other funding sources. You will also need to complete a DMACC application.
Possible Job Titles:
CNC Operator, Lathe/Mill Operator, Machine Operator.