CNC Crash Course (96 Hours)

CNC carving

Work with actual CNC (Computer Numerical Control) mills and lathes to learn basic automated machining. Course topics include CNC programming, set-up, operation, troubleshooting and maintenance, general machining principles, shop safety, blueprint reading, and shop math. This course will exceed your expectations by providing you not only the fundamentals of machining but a comprehensive foundation for a wide variety of potential careers in modern manufacturing. Students may sit for NIMS (National Institute of Metalworking Skills) certifications upon completion.

Training Includes:

  • CNC programming
  • CNC set-up
  • CNC operation
  • Troubleshooting and maintenance
  • General machining principles
  • Shop safety
  • Blueprint reading
  • Shop math

Admission Requirements:

  • High school diploma or completion of TABE assessment with at least 8th grade reading and math skills.

Cost of Class:

  • Tuition/Registration $180
  • Text $100 (subject to change)
  • Optional accident insurance $1.20

Other Fees:

  • Certification exams $40 per exam

For more information about this class, call the Yancey Learning Center at 828.682.7315.