CNC Machining Diploma

About the Program

The CNC Machining Diploma Program prepares students for an entry level position as a CNC machine operator or general machinist. Students program, set-up, and operate a computer numerical control (CNC) machine, inspect parts, perform production runs and set-up jobs. Students gain a strong foundation of blueprint reading, CAD and basic manual machining skills.  Students will work on lathes, mills and a variety of CNC machinery.

Career Information

This program is designed for students intending to enter the workforce upon completion of the CNC Machining Diploma Program. Graduates are prepared for careers in the manufacturing industry as CNC operators, machine operators, and machinists. 

Salary Information

Average: $16.46
Entry Level: $13.00
Experienced: $20.17

* Salary information from www.ihaveaplaniowa.org as reported by the US Dept of Labor www.bls.gov.

Just the Facts

Program Start Term: Fall Only
Program Length: 2 Semesters
Award: Diploma
Pathway: Career Path
Cluster: Industrial Technology and Transportation
Completed Online: No
Completed in the Evenings: Evening Only
Program Locations: Council Bluffs Campus