2023-2024 Yavapai College Catalog 
    May 23, 2024  
2023-2024 Yavapai College Catalog [PREVIOUS CATALOG YEAR]

Computer Numerical Controlled (CNC) Machining Certificate

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The CNC Machining certificate is designed to prepare students for entry level CNC machining and programming positions. The program offers a series of skill-building courses in CNC machining and CAM programming for the individual desiring full-time employment in the CNC manufacturing industry.

Credit Hours Required: 18

Program Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the Computer Numerical Controlled (CNC) Machining Certificate, the learner will be able to:

  1. Program and operate a CNC mill and lathe.
  2. Design a product for CNC machining.
  3. Reverse engineer a product for 3D replication.
  4. Set tools for CNC machining of a given product.
  5. Safely utilize machine shop equipment.