CNC Specialist (CS51) Technical Certificate of Credit


Campus Locations: Bainbridge

Length of Program: 2 Semesters

Program Description: The CNC Specialist Technical Certificate of Credit program provides training for graduates to gain employment as CNC machine tool technicians. Topics include: CNC Fundamentals, mill and lathe manual programming, CNC practical applications, and CAD/CAM programming. The program emphasizes a combination of CNC theory and practical application necessary for successful employment.

Length of Program: Two (2) Semesters

Locations Offered:
Bainbridge
Entrance Date: Beginning of each semester.

Entrance Requirements: Students applying for the CNC Specialist TCC must be a graduate of a Machine Tool Technology Diploma or Degree program or must have three to five years experience at the machinist level.

Age: Applicant must be 16 years of age or older.

Education: An applicant must be a high school graduate or the equivelant (GED). An offical college transcript will be required if applicable.

Advisor: A Progam Advisor should be consulted prior to enrolling in any course. As advisor will be assigned in admissions.

Program Final Exit Point: CNC Specialist, Technical Certificate of Credit

Credits required for Graduation: 22 minimum semester hour credits required for graduation.

Curriculum Outline (22 hours)
3. Occupational Courses 22
AMCA 2110

Pre-requisite(s): Provisional Admission Provides a comprehensive introduction to computer numerical controlled (CNC) machining processes. Topics include: safety, Computer Numerical Control of machinery, setup and operation of CNC machinery, introduction to programming of CNC machinery, and introduction to CAD/CAM.

4
AMCA 2130

Pre-requisite(s): Provisional Admission Provides instruction for the safe operation and manual programming of computer numerical controlled (CNC) milling machines. Topics include: safety, calculation for programming, program codes and structure, and program run and editing of programs.

5
AMCA 2150

Pre-requisite(s): Provisional Admission Provides instruction for the safe operation and manual programming of computer numerical controlled (CNC) Lathes. Topics include: safety, calculations for programming, program codes and structure, and program run and editing programs.

5
AMCA 2170

Pre-requisite(s): Provisional Admission Provides additional instruction in part holding and fixture design. Students will also gain additional experience in print-to-part development of CNC programming. Topics include: safety, fixture design and manufacturing, and CNC part manufacturing.

4
AMCA 2190

Pre-requisite(s): Provisional Admission Emphasizes the development of skills in computer aided design (CAD) and computer aided manufacturing (CAM). The student will design and program parts to be machined on computer numerical controlled machines. Topics include: hardware and software, drawing manipulations, tool path generation, program posting, and program downloading.

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Faculty
Program Chair

CNC Faculty
School of Industrial Technology
Bainbridge

2500 East Shotwell Street, Bainbridge, GA 39819
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