CNC Operator

CNC machine cast in blue light.

Date: August 7 2023 - November 13, 2023

Category: Adult Learning


TBD - Hampden High School
617 Montgomery Street
Chicopee, MA 01020
United States

Length: 158 Hours   
Region: Pioneer Valley


Program Goals:

The CNC Machinist Training program aims to equip candidates with the skills and knowledge necessary to excel as CNC operators in the advanced manufacturing sector. The course work and training covers essential aspects of CNC technologies, including the operation of industrial manufacturing equipment and the application of industry-standard tools and design software. Candidates will be introduced to fundamental procedures such as blueprint reading, safety, metrology, and quality control. The curriculum bridges the gap between mathematical principles and advanced manufacturing processes in its courses and training. Graduates will be proficient in setting up, operating, and programming computer numerical control (CNC) machines and will learn to adhere to safe working practices.

What You Will Learn:

Upon successful completion of the CNC Machinist Program course work, graduates will be able to:

  • Apply mathematical and scientific concepts to troubleshoot CNC manufacturing challenges
  • Set up, operate, program, and manage various CNC machines and manufacturing equipment safely and efficiently in industrial settings
  • Adhere to safe working practices and responsible use of CNC tools and machinery
  • Communicate technical information effectively as a skilled machinist
  • Proactively identify CNC machine and production issues and help develop viable solutions
  • Comprehend product variability and tolerances as specified by quality control processes and available tools
  • Employ resources to help assess manufacturing process variables and draw reliable technical conclusions
  • Implement precise design methodologies and design software to improve accuracy and production efficiency in CNC manufacturing
  • Apply skills, techniques and modern CNC tools to optimize manufacturing systems practices
  • Analyze, integrate, and control operations for a range of manufacturing systems
Source: US Bureau of Labor Statistics