Computer Numerical Control (CNC) Machinist Technician
Being trained as a CNC Machinist provides students opportunities throughout the region. The program provides the skills necessary to do a safe setup and operation of manual machines including lathes, mills, grinders, saws, and hand tools. You will learn to operate, setup and program a variety of CNC machines, design and program using CAD/CAM systems and design tools and fixtures to increase productivity. The CNC Machinist program will prepare you for successful employment in a manufacturing career.
Estimated annual salary range for Advanced Manufacturing graduates based on EMSI. Salary range represents 10th percentile - median annual wage for related occupations within a 100-mile radius from the center distance between Calmar and Peosta Campuses.
- CNC Machinist
- Lathe Operator
- Production Machinist
- Apply for admission.
- Submit official high school, high school equivalency and/or college transcripts to the Admissions Office of the campus you plan to attend.
- Complete ACCUPLACER® reading and writing assessment and ALEKS® math assessment for course placement. Assessments may be waived based on previous college coursework or submission of valid ACT®, ACT Compass® or ALEKS® test scores. ACCUPLACER® scores are valid for three years, and ALEKS® scores are valid for 18 months.
|BCA:212||Intro to Business Computer Applications||3.0|
|MFG: 127||Manufacturing Print Reading Module II||1.5|
|MFG:161||Intro to Precision Measurement and Inspection Fundamentals||2.0|
|MFG:241||Machine Operations I||3.0|
|MFG:293||Intro to Basic CNC Mill Operations||1.0|
|MFG:295||Intro to Basic CNC Lathe Operations||1.0|
|MFG:344||Intro to CNC Lathe Programming||1.0|
|MFG:345||Intro to CNC Mill Programming||1.0|
|SDV:179||The College Experience||3.0|
|COM:723||Workplace Communications OR||3.0|
|MFG:143||Manufacturing Print Reading Module III||1.5|
|MFG:144||Manufacturing Print Reading Module IV||1.5|
|MFG:242||Advanced Machine Operations I||4.0|
|MFG:304||CNC Machining II||2.0|
|MFG:346||CNC Programming Lab||1.0|
|MFG:243||Advanced Machine Operations II||4.0|
|MFG:316||Intro to Manufacturing Processes||1.0|
|MFG:347||Intermediate CNC Programming||1.0|
|SDV:224||Coop Career Experience III||3.0|
Math Electives: MAT:744, MAT:772, MAT:773
To graduate from this program, students must complete all core coursework with a "C-" grade or above and earn a minimum 2.0 grade point average.
The CNC Machinist Technician program maintains formal articulation agreements with the institutions listed below. Students are encouraged to speak with their transfer college or university to verify that their planned courses at NICC will meet necessary requirements. Learn more about transferring from NICC.
Dean of Career and Technical Education
- Email: email@example.com
- Phone: 800.728.7367, ext. 168
- Location: Peosta
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Phone: 800.728.7367, ext. 419
- Location: Peosta
*Approximate cost. Amount reflects the estimated tuition and student fees based on rates at the time of publication. These rates do not include additional expenses (books, tools, supplies, living expenses, licensures, remedial or pre-requisite coursework or partnership tuition and fees, etc.) related to your NICC education. Rates are subject to change.