CS51 CNC Specialist, Technical Certificate of Credit

Offered at the Griffin Campus

Program Entrance Term: Fall, Spring, Summer
Minimum Length of Program: 2 terms
Minimum Credit Hours for Graduation: 22

Program Description

The CNC Specialist technical certificate of credit program provides training for graduates to gain employment as CNC machine tool technicians. Topics include CNC fundamentals, mill and lathe manual programming, CNC practical applications, and CAD/CAM programming. The program emphasizes a combination of CNC theory and practical application necessary for successful employment.

Admission Requirements

  • Submit completed application and application fee
  • Be at least 16 years of age
  • Submit official high school transcript or GED transcript with test scores and ALL post-secondary transcripts in an official sealed envelope
  • Meet assessment requirements
  • Student must have completed the Precision Machining and Manufacturing diploma program, or have program advisor approval.

The following is a suggested path to complete this program in a timely manner. An individual’s path to completion may be different based on institutional and personal factors affecting his/her academic progress.

Note: While all courses are offered, they may vary by term and campus. See the program advisor for any questions.

Program Courses

First Term

AMCA 2110CNC Fundamentals


AMCA 2130CNC Mill Manual Programming


AMCA 2150CNC Lathe Manual Programming


Second Term

AMCA 2170CNC Practical Applications


AMCA 2190CAD/CAM Programming