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CNC Machinist

This course prepares students for an entry-level job in the machining and metals industry.  Students will learn the techniques and skills of shaping metals by using lathes, mills, grinders, drill presses and computerized machinery.

Morning session - 8:10 - 11:10 a.m.
Afternoon session - 12:45 - 3:45 p.m.

Career Major Name:  CNC Machinist
Clock Hours/Weeks of Instruction:  900/34
Normal Completion Time:  34 weeks for full-time status

College Credit:
Transfer Credit

Required Courses:

  • Career Readiness
  • CNC Milling Production Applications
  • CNC Production Applications
  • Computer Numerical Control Operations
  • Computer Numerical Control Programming
  • Engine Lathe Operations
  • Fundamentals of Manufacturing
  • Introduction to Quality Control
  • Machine Tool Theory
  • Milling Operations
  • Orientation to Machining
  • Precision Grinding
  • Precision Measurement
  • Print Reading for Machining
  • Workforce Staging

Career Opportunities:

  • Machinist
  • Milling Machine Operator
  • Quality Control Inspector
  • Lathe Operator
  • CNC Operator

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Application Process:
High school students see home school counselor
Adults contact Mid-America recruiters 572-215-2060

Average Salary:

OSBCTE (Oklahoma State Board of Career & Technology Education)


ODCTE Competency Certification

  • CNC Machining Center Operator
  • Precision Machining

**CTSO: SkillsUSA

**Career Technical Student Organization (CTSO)