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CNC Technician

Type of Class: in-person
Start Date: February 6, 2024
End Date: March 14, 2024
Class Days: Tuesday, Thursday,
Time:  5-8PM

Southwest Tech will be offering a CNC Technician course for current CNC Operators who’d like to upgrade their skills.This class introduces students to CNC machines that utilize G&M code (EIA-274-D) programming. Students learn correct syntax and safe machine tool programming, as well as machine setup. Students will produce a finished part to test their skills. This is a hands on class so there is an emphasis on safety.

Prerequisites include: Basic shop math, CNC experience or completion of Intro to CNC Machining class, and Shop safety training

Topics include:
  1. Writing basic programs for machine tools.
  2. Designing and setting cutting tools.
  3. Setting work shifts.
  4. Calculating correct feeds and speeds.
  5. Inspection using standard gauging practices.
  6. Basic blueprint reading.
Career Field: Manufacturing
Training Center: Southwest Tech
Tuition: $499
Total Class Hours: 30
Certifications Offered: Certification of Completion