Program Entry: Fall
Being trained as a Computer Numerical Control (CNC) Machinist provides students opportunities throughout the region. Competency-based instruction includes safe setup and operation of manual machines including lathes, mills, grinders, saws, drills and hand tools. Students 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 graduates for successful employment in a manufacturing career.
MSSC Quality Practices and Measurement
|MFG:127||Manufacturing Print Reading Module II||1.5|
|MFG:241||Machine Operations I||3.0|
|MFG:293||Intro to Basic CNC Mill Operations||1.0|
|MFG:295||Intro 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|
Advanced Machine Operations I
|MFG:304||CNC Machining II||2.0|
|MFG:346||CNC Programming Lab||1.0|
|Psychology Elective (transfer-level)||3.0|
|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:102, MAT:744, MAT:772, MAT:773, or any transfer-level MAT
Note regarding SDV:224 Coop Career Experience III: During term 3, students will be in a program/industry-related coop experience. The Coop Career Experience is a five-week (40 hours per week) placement which begins in late June and extends into late July of term 3 each academic year.
Employment of graduates has been local with no moves required. Recent graduates of the CNC program are earning between $13.50-19.50/hour.
$25,000 - $43,060
Salary and opening information provided by NICC Office of Institutional Effectiveness.
Bodine Electric, Peosta, IA
Decker Precision Machining, Peosta, IA
Dubuque Screw Products, Dubuque, IA
Eastern Iowa Machine Co., Farley, IA
Energy Manufacturing, Monticello, IA
Infastech, Decorah, IA
Morrison Brothers, Dubuque, IA
Premiere Tool, Peosta, IA
Rauen's Precision Machining, Farley, IA
Northeast Iowa Community College maintains articulation agreements with many area colleges and universities. The CNC Machinist program has an official articulation in place with the University of Northern Iowa.
563.556.5110, ext. 419
Dean of Career and Technical Education
800.728.2256, ext. 240