Machine Tool Programming (CNC) Certificate (CTMTP)

Certificate

In this program, students will learn to write, read, and edit programs for CNC machine tools. They will understand core canned cycles for milling and turning operations on CNC machine tools and have the skills to do 2D and 3D modeling and posting of CNC code using CAD/CAM software. Students completing this certificate will be able to create, edit, and debug code for local manufacturing companies.

This is a high skill and high wage program as defined by the Michigan Community College Network.

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88,739Median Earnings

719Annual Job Openings

3% 10 Year Employment Growth

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88,739Median Earnings

719Annual Job Openings

3% 10 Year Employment Growth

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2017-18 | 2018-19 | 2019-20

2019-2020 Academic Requirements

In this program, students will learn to write, read, and edit programs for CNC machine tools. They will understand core canned cycles for milling and turning operations on CNC machine tools and have the skills to do 2D and 3D modeling and posting of CNC code using CAD/CAM software. Students completing this certificate will be able to create, edit, and debug code for local manufacturing companies.

Completion of Machine Tool Setup and Operations certificate or comparable course or work experience. Academic Math Level 4 is required for NCT 121 and NCT 221.

Division
Adv Tech/Public Serv Careers
Department
Industrial Technology Dept
Advisors
Thomas Penird
Julie N. (Niki) Lee
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Major/Area Requirements
Class   Title Minimum Credits
NCT 120   Introduction to 2D CAD CAM Programming and Applications 2
NCT 121   Manual Programming and NC Tool Operation 4
NCT 123   2D CAD CAM CNC Programming for Mills and Lathes 2
NCT 221   Advanced Manual Programming and NC Tool Operation 4
Total 12
Total Credits Required
12