This Full Time, 24 Week Certificate Program will provide students with the required fundamentals for employment as an Entry Level CNC Machine Operator. Students will learn basic Conventional and CNC Machining skills, through hands-on operation of these machine tools in newly renovated labs. In addition, students will learn basic inspection techniques on parts they manufacture in these labs. The program also includes 450 hours of course work that supports the hands on experience gained in the labs. These courses include CNC Programming with Mastercam, Lean Manufacturing, Materials & Processes and others.
Upon completion of the Precision Manufacturing certificate students will:
Learn to set-up and operate conventional and CNC lathes and mills.
Learn how to measure the blueprint features of three-dimensional objects produced during their lab assignments.
Gain a familiarity with the concepts of Lean Manufacturing, Quality Control, Materials & Process as well as utilize Blueprint reading skills and manufacturing math.
A merger of Connecticut’s 12 community colleges is underway. As a part of this merger, modifications will be made to academic programs. Students who do not complete their programs by the end of the Spring 2023 term will be matched with the Connecticut State Community College (CT State) program that most closely aligns with the student’s Spring 2023 program and is offered at the current Manchester Community College location. The College is committed to students completing their education with a minimum of disruption. Further details can be found and will be updated on the Frequently Asked Questions page: www.ct.edu/ctstate/academics.