Basic CNC Technician (BC21) Technical Certificate of Credit
Basic CNC Technician Technical Certificate (TCC) graduates will be able to gain employment as entry-level CNC Machine Tool Technicians. Machinists set up and operate a variety of computer-controlled and mechanically controlled machine tools to produce precision metal parts, instruments, and tools. This TCC will also provide hands-on training for similar occupations in this field.
To graduate, students must earn a minimum of 24 credit hours.
- Submit a completed application;
- Be at least 16 years of age;
- Submit official high school/high school equivalent transcripts;
- Submit official college transcripts, if applicable;
- Satisfy Placement Testing requirements.
Costs are estimates and are subject to change.
- Tuition/Fees: $1,958
- Books/Supplies: $500
|Occupational Courses (24 hours)||24|
|MCHT 1012Blueprint for Machine Tool
Introduces the fundamental concepts necessary to develop blueprint reading competencies, interpret drawings, and produce sketches for machine tool applications. Topics include: interpretation of blueprints, sketching, sectioning, geometric dimensioning and tolerancing, and assembly drawings.
|MATH 1012Foundations of Mathematics
(Prerequisites: MATH 0097 OR Appropriate arithmetic placement test score.) Emphasizes the application of basic mathematical skills used in the solution of occupational and technical problems. Topics include fractions, decimals, percents, ratios and proportions, measurement and conversion, geometric concepts, technical applications, and basic statistics.
|AMCA 2110CNC Fundamentals
Provides a comprehensive introduction to computer numerical controlled (CNC) machining processes. Topics include: safety, Computer Numerical Control of machinery, setup and operation of CNC machinery, introduction of programming of CNC machinery, introduction to CAD/CAM.
|AMCA 2130 CNC Mill Manual Programming
Provides instruction for the safe operation and manual programming of computer numerical controlled (CNC) milling machines. Topics include: safety, calculation for programming, program codes and structure, program run and editing of programs.
|AMCA 2150 CNC Lathe Manual Programming
Provides instruction for the safe operation and manual programming of computer numerical controlled (CNC) lathe machines. Topics include: safety, calculation for programming, program codes and structure, program run and editing of programs.
|AMCA 2170CNC Practical Applications
Provides additional instruction in part holding and fixture design. Students will also gain additional experience in print-to-part development of CNC programming. Topics include: safety, fixture design and manufacturing, and CNC part manufacturing.
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