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CNC Machining

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Adults & High School Juniors and Seniors

MNTC's CNC Machining Program is aligned with the highly recognized National Institute for Metalworking Skills (NIMS) and prepares students to successfully pass several of the NIMS Level One certification tests. Manual Machining skills learned in this career major include; basics of hand tools, job planning, benchwork, layout operations, drill press, milling and lathe processes. CNC skills that will be obtained include; CNC setup and programming, CNC lathe and mill operations, and CNC Basic CAM programming. Upon completion, students are prepared to enter the machining industry as entry level Manual Machinists or CNC Machinists. 

Students who successfully complete this program have opportunities to become employed by Moore, Norman, and Oklahoma City Metro manufacturing companies.

Program Details

Who can attend?

This career program is open to adults and high school juniors and seniors.

  • Adults can choose to attend A.M. and/or P.M. sessions. 
  • High school students can attend half day, A.M. or P.M., to be decided during career advisement session.

Courses

 
Course Name
Machining Basics
Precision Measurement/Basic Projects
Print Reading
Machining Projects
NIMS Certifications
CNC Machining I
CNC Machining II
Total Class Hours: 1050

Prerequisites

No Prerequisites

 

Class Times

  • Start Date:  August,October,January
  • Days: Monday - Friday
  • A.M. Hours: 9:15 - 12:25
    • NPS 9:15 - 12:05;
    • MPS 9:35 - 12:25
  • P.M. Hours: 1:15 - 4:10
    • NPS: 1:15 - 4:10
    • MPS: 1:15 - 4:10
  • Evening Hours: N/A
     
  • Adults can choose to attend A.M. and/or P.M. sessions. 
  • High school students can attend half day, A.M. or P.M., to be decided during career advisement session.

Expenses

Credentials Available

  • OSHA General Safety
  • NIMS Credentials:
    • Measurement, Materials & Safety
    • Job Planning, Benchwork, & Layout
    • Drill Press Skills 1
    • Manual Milling Skills
    • Grinding Skills
    • Turning Operations: Turning Chucking Skills
    • Turning Operations: Turning Between Centers

The National Institute for Metalworking Skills, Inc. (NIMS)

Accreditations

Gainful Employment

Is this program right for me?

Attributes

  • Problem Solving
  • Attention to Detail
  • Excellent Vision
  • Time Management
  • Ability to Follow Exact Specifications

Completion & Positive Placement Rate

  • On-Time Adult Completion Rate:For more information contact the Data Management Coordinator.
  • Positive Placement Rate: 100.0%

Positive Placement Rate includes Military, Continuing Education and all Employment, related or not related. The rate information provided below is based on the most current data available.

Potential Occupations

  • Machinist
  • Manual Machinist
  • Lathe/Mill Operator
  • Maintenance Technician

Source: onetonline.org

 

Potential Wages

  • US -$11.84 - $29.20 Hourly; $25,900 - $62,590 Annually
  • OK $13.11 - $29.66 Hourly; $27,2800 - $61,690 Annually
  • SOC Code: 51-4041.00 -CNC Machining

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Financial Aid & Scholarships

Financial Aid

  • Financial Aid Eligibility: Title IV Eligible
  • Loan Debt: $0.00
  • CIP Code: 48.0503

Start your application today at www.fafsa.ed.gov.

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Note: MNTC does not participate in the Federal Student Loan Program.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Are there prerequisites for this program?

A:  Refer to the "Prerequisites" tab above.

Q: Do I have to take any tests to apply for the program?

A:  You may be referred for assessment testing, which will be determined during your appointment with a Career Advisor.

Q: Do I need a high school diploma for this program?

A: No, you do not have to have a high school diploma to apply. However, not having a diploma may affect your ability to apply for financial aid.

Q: What are possible occupations for me?

A: Refer to the "Potential Occupations" tab above.

Q: What certifications are available?

A: Refer to the "Credentials Available" tab above.

Q: What is the cost of this program?

A: Refer to the "cost" tab above.

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