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Advanced Multiaxis CNC Programming*

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Program Design

This certificate will provide students with a background in advanced manufacturing and CNC programming with the opportunity to learn how to program and perform advanced multiaxis operations with CNC machines. Students who completed the Precision Manufacturing Certificate Program are eligible to complete this certificate.

Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the certificate students will:

  1. Learn the fundamentals of multiaxis machining and programming.
  2. Understand the basics of workholding, fixturization, tollpaths and tool axis control strategies.
  3. Utilize MasterCAM programming to solve complex multiaxis machining applications.
  4. Gain relevant experience through machine simulations and hands-on activities.

Total Credits Required: 6


Becoming Connecticut State Community College

STUDENTS: The Community Colleges are undergoing a merger with a plan to become Connecticut State Community College in fall 2023; please work closely with your advisor/program coordinator to select your courses accordingly. See below for more detail about this exciting transition!

Becoming Connecticut State Community College

A merger of Connecticut’s 12 community colleges is underway. Connecticut State Community College (CT State), a statewide college comprised of all Connecticut’s current community college locations, plans to open its doors in the Fall 2023. Here are some important facts students need to know:

  • the final commencement ceremony for Manchester Community College is scheduled for May 2023. Ceremonies will continue to be held at each location as campuses of CT State.
  • as a part of the planned merger, students continuing their studies beyond summer term 2023 will be matched with the CT State program that most closely aligns with their Spring 2023 major and is offered at the Manchester location,
  • students beginning Associate degree programs in Fall 2021 should plan with their advisor/program coordinator to attend full-time if they wish to graduate prior to the planned merger,
  • students who begin an Associate degree program in January 2022 would be anticipated to complete their degree at the merged college, Connecticut State Community College,
  • in all cases, the College is committed to students completing their education with a minimum of disruption and staying in touch with your advisor/program coordinator is essential,
  • further details can be found and will be updated on the Frequently Asked Questions page:

Students in this certificate program must have completed the Precision Manufacturing Program certificate (with a grade of B or better in MFG 239 and MFG 205) or enter as an incumbent worker recommended by current employer and agreement from the MCC Manufacturing Program Director.

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