CNC Specialist (Certificate)

Program Description

The CNC Specialist technical certificate of credit program provides training for graduates to gain employment as CNC machine tool technicians. Topics include CNC fundamentals, mill and lathe manual programming, CNC practical applications, and CAD/CAM programming. The program emphasizes a combination of CNC theory and practical application necessary for successful employment.

Program Details

  • Location: Griffin Campus
  • Major Code: CS51
  • Award Level: TCC
  • Program Entrance Term: Fall, Spring, Summer
  • Minimum Length of Program: 2 Terms
  • Minimum Credit Hours for Graduation: 22

Admission Requirements

  • Submit completed application and application fee
  • Be at least 18 years of age
  • Submit official high school transcript or GED transcript with test scores and ALL post-secondary transcripts in an official sealed envelope
  • Meet assessment requirements.
  • Student must have completed the Precision Machining and Manufacturing diploma program, or have program advisor approval.

The following is a suggested path to complete this program in a timely manner. An individual’s path to completion may be different based on institutional and personal factors affecting his/her academic progress.

Note: While all courses are offered, they may vary by term and campus. See the program advisor for any questions.

Program Courses Credits
First Term
AMCA 2110—CNC Fundamentals 4
AMCA 2130—CNC Mill Manual Programming 5
AMCA 2150—CNC Lathe Manual Programming 5
Second Term
AMCA 2170—CNC Practical Applications 4
AMCA 2190—CAD/CAM Programming 4

Program Advisor
Keith Smith
Program Coordinator
Griffin campus

Career and Academic Planning
CAP Center
Career Advisor
Griffin Campus
Room 107