Advanced Manufacturing (CNC) - Programming and Setup Technician Program (CTMTPS)

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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2022-2023 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 will obtain a broader knowledge of equipment, geometric dimensioning and tolerancing skills to succeed in the manufacturing environment. Students completing this certificate will be able to create, edit, and debug code for local manufacturing companies.

Completion of Advanced Manufacturing (CNC) - Operation Technician certificate. Academic Math Level 4 is required for NCT 221.

Division
Adv Tech/Public Serv Careers
Department
Advanced Manufacturing
Advisors
Thomas Penird
Julie N. (Niki) Lee
Dominique Green
Major/Area Requirements
Class Title Minimum Credits
ELE 111   Electrical Fundamentals 4
MEC 201   Mechanisms 2
NCT 123   2D CAD CAM CNC Programming for Mills and Lathes 2
NCT 201   Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T) 2
NCT 221   Advanced Manual Programming and NC Tool Operation 4
NCT 244   Advanced Manufacturing Capstone (CNC) 3
WAF 103   Introduction to Gas Tungsten Arc Welding 2
Total 19

Total Credits Required
19