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MNTC's CNC Machining Program Earns NIMS Accreditation


Moore Norman Technology Center's CNC Machining career program just learned that it earned accreditation through the National Institute of Metalworking Skills (NIMS).

According to the NIMS website, "NIMS accreditation is the nation's only distinction for excellence in metalworking training as based on NIMS industry-written, industry-approved skills standards. Accredited programs demonstrate the ability to produce skilled, work-ready individuals that fulfill the industry's 21st Century workforce needs." 

Students in MNTC's CNC Machining program learn to use lathes, milling machines and progressive digital machining centers to produce metal parts that meet precise specifications as they prepare to take the NIMS Certified Machine Technician exam.

According to, machinists in Oklahoma can make between $27,870 to $61,800 and can tie their technical training to an associate or bachelor's degree in mechanical or industrial engineering. 

Learn more about MNTC's CNC Machining program.

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