Advanced Machine Tool Programming (CVMTPA)

Advanced Certificate

In this program, students will learn advanced CNC programming skills. Students will practice the fundamentals of Intuitive Probing Systems (IPS) and Visual Quick Code (VQC) needed to create machine tool programs. Starting with 2D and 3D CAM programming and advancing to 4th and 5th axis machining, students will learn the proper methods for creating tool paths.

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

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2021-2022 Academic Requirements

In this program, students will learn advanced CNC programming skills. Students will practice the fundamentals of Intuitive Probing Systems (IPS) and Visual Quick Code (VQC) needed to create machine tool programs. Starting with 2D and 3D CAM programming and advancing to 4th and 5th axis machining, students will learn the proper methods for creating tool paths.

Completion of the Machine Tool Programming (CNC) certificate.

Division
Adv Tech/Public Serv Careers
Department
Advanced Manufacturing
Advisors
Thomas Penird
Julie N. (Niki) Lee
Major/Area Requirements
Class Title Minimum Credits
MEC 120   3D-Printing: Machine, Process and Innovation 4
NCT 255   Probes, Macros and Conversational Programming for CNC 4
NCT 259   MasterCam 2D and 3D CAM CNC Programming for Mills 4
NCT 269   4 and 5 Axis Machining for the CNC Vertical Mills 4
Total 16

Total Credits Required
16