Precision Manufacturing CNC Operator Certificate

STEM & Advanced Manufacturing
The STEM & Advanced Manufacturing field encompasses computer science and information technology, engineering technologies, life sciences and more. These programs prepare students for the modern day high-tech environment, and offer a combination of design, production, technology, mathematics and problem-solving skills.

Precision Manufacturing CNC Operator Certificate

This certificate will enable the student to seek employment as an operator of CNC machine tools in three semesters. It has a mix of machining courses, CADD courses, manufacturing courses as well as a re‐activated course that concentrates on the production of CNC machined parts (MTTN133N).

Expected Student Outcomes:

  1. Successfully install and implement a CNC program, including the setup of the appropriate work and tool offset.

  2. Successfully produce the first article part.

  3. Successfully run the production lot and ensure compliance with drawing specifications.

  4. Monitor tool parameters and part tolerance according to a quality assurance plan.

  5. Successfully edit or modify a CNC program to ensure designed specifications of the part are within stated tolerance

  6. Communicate technical and procedural instructions clearly in verbal, written, graphic and electronic formats.

  7. Demonstrate appropriate interpersonal interactions, conscientious work habits, personal effectiveness, professional conduct, organizational skills and creative problem solving to enhance job acquisition, retention and advancement.

Gainful Employment Disclosure Statement


MTTN101N Manufacturing Process 3 0 3
MTTN111N Machine Tool  Processes and Theory I 3 9 7
MATH105N Technical Mathematics -OR- 4 0 4
MATH110N Algebra & Trigonometry 4 0 4
CADN131N Technical Drawing 2 3 3
MTTN122N Machine Tool processes and Theory II 3 9 7
MTTN123N Principles of CNC 2 3 3
MTTN133N CNC Programming and Operations 2 3 3
MTTN105N Technical Communications 4 0 4
Total Credits 34