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Computer Numerical Control (CNC) Machining Basic Certificate

Manufacturing Computer Numeric Control (CNC) Machining

Basic Certificate (BC)

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CNC Machining Emphasis Basic Certificate

Details: Basic Certificate (BC)

Credit Hours (CH)

Program/Plan Number

724

Funding Options

Open For Enrollment

Yes

Also Offered At

 

Courses

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Prerequisites

 CH

General Education Requirements

 CH
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Program Core Requirements

15  CH
Manufacturing Tech TC1
340MFGT 111
Machining Processes I 3
This course is an introduction to machine tools and metal-cutting processes used in manufacturing. Students complete projects that require precision layout, set-up, machining, and inspection. These projects require students to perform various operations on engine lathes, drill presses and power saws. Students are also prepared to take the NIMS Level 1 Measurement, Materials and Safety test, and the MSSC Safety test. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Eligibility for Reading 99 -OR- Consent of Department Chairperson.
Offered at: Richard J. Daley Wilbur Wright
340MFGT 112-1
Machining Processes II 3
This course is an introduction to machine tools and metal-cutting processes used in manufacturing. Students complete projects that require precision layout, set up, machining, and inspection. These projects require students to perform various operations on vertical milling machines, power saws and surface grinders. Students also have the opportunity to earn one or more NIMS Level 1 machining credentials including "Measurement, Materials and Safety," or "Job Planning, Benchwork, and Layout." Students with machine shop experience may attempt to earn NIMS Machining Level 1 in "Milling," or "Drill Press," or "Surface Grinding." Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Eligibility for Reading 99 -OR- Consent of Department Chairperson.
Offered at: Richard J. Daley Wilbur Wright
340MFGT 123
CNC Milling Operations & Programming 3
This course introduces the programming setup and operation of CNC machining center. Topics include programming formats, control functions, program editing, part production, and inspection. Various projects will strengthen the students' skills in the proper use, programming, troubleshooting of this equipment. Students will also earn the NIMS level 1 CNC Milling Program, Setup, and Operate credentials. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Grade of C or better in 340MFGT 140 AND 340MFGT 112-1 OR Consent of Department Chairperson.
Offered at: Richard J. Daley Wilbur Wright
340MFGT 137
CNC Turning Operations & Programming 3
This course introduces the programming, setup, and operation of Computer Numerical Control (CNC) turning centers. Topics include: programming formats, control functions, program editing, part production and inspection. Various projects will strengthen the students' skills in the proper use, programming and troubleshooting of this equipment. Students will also have the chance to earn the NIMS Level 1 CNC Turning Program, Setup, and Operate Credential. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Grade of C or better in 340MFGT 140 AND 340MFGT 111-1 OR Consent of Department Chairperson.
Offered at: Richard J. Daley Wilbur Wright
340MFGT 140
CNC Fundamentals 3
This course introduces students to the CNC process, the operation of the CNC lathe and mill, and to the basic set up, tooling, operation, and trouble shooting of CNC Machining. Students will earn at least one NIMS Level 1 CNC Operator credential. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Eligibility for Math 099 AND Grade of C or better in 340MFGT 111-1 OR 340MFGT 112-1 OR Consent of Department Chairperson.
Offered at: Richard J. Daley Wilbur Wright

Additional Requirements

 CH

Elective Program Requirements

1  CH
Interdisciplinary Studies
INTDSP 102-1
Career Development and Decision Making 1
This course helps students develop additional skills to aid in the transition from being a college student to being an employee. Learners will identify personal challenges that might affect their success and develop specific plans to address them. Overall, students will use critical thinking and self-reflection to develop soft skills that enhance employment readiness. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Eligibility for Reading 99 or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Offered at: Harold Washington Harry S Truman Kennedy-King Malcolm X Olive-Harvey Richard J. Daley Wilbur Wright

Area of Focus

 CH

Focus Electives

 CH

 CH
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