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Program Name:
Computer Numerical Control (CNC) Setup/Operation

Program Number:
30-420-2

Length of Study:
Less than 1 year

Type of Degree/Diploma:
Short-Term Program

Offered At These Colleges:
Southwest Wisconsin

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Program Overview:
Virtually all manufactured products depend on the precision machining industry at some point during their production. This program will train the student in the precision machining and prepare them for entry-level employment.

During this nine-month training program, the student will learn to operate engine lathes, milling machines, drill presses, saws, precision grinders, and computer numerical control (CNC) equipment. Additional course work in metallurgy, heat treating, sharpening, using hand tools, precision measuring, and blueprint reading provide vital aspects necessary for this career.

Median Salary Six Months After Graduation:
$39,933

Some Occupations Related to This Career:
CNC Operator

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