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2023-2024 Catalog 
2023-2024 Catalog

CNC Pre-Apprenticeship Microcredential

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Program Description:

This credential consists of two courses:

1) MFG 109   Fundamental Concepts of Metrology

2) MFG 140   CNC Fundamentals

This credential is stackable into the Manufacturing Certificate program. Students may take this Microcredential as credit bearing or non-credit bearing.


Student Learning Outcomes:

Upon completion of the CNC Pre-Apprenticeship Microcredential, students will have achieved the following learning outcomes:

Students will be able to:

1) Correctly interpret technical drawings for basic mechanical parts and assemblies,

2) Perform the basic measurements, calculations, and quantitative reasoning necessary in a manufacturing environment,

3) Describe the steps required for safe operation of a CNC Milling machine,

4) Demonstrate the correct use of the machine control unit,

5) Interpret programming concepts such as word addresses, G & M codes,

6) Manufacture a part on the CNC machining center


Employment Potential:

This Microcredential prepares students to be ready to enter the workforce at an entry level machine operator or as an apprentice in one of the advanced manufacturing trades.

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