Certificate of Completion in CNC Machining I

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Field of Interest: Applied Technology

The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in CNC Machining I prepares students for employment as entry-level operators and technicians in the manufacturing industry. The program provides applied skills in process planning, quality control, set-up and operation of manual/Computer Numeric Control (CNC) machines for current and future needs of the manufacturing industry. This program introduces students to manual data programming and Computer-Aided Design/Computer-Aided Manufacturing (CAD/CAM). A CCL in CNC Machining II and an Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Manufacturing Production Technology are also available.

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Academic Career
Credit
Degree/Certificate Type
Career and Technical Certificate
Academic Plan
CNC Machining I (CCL)
Academic Plan Code
5100
Total Credits Required
25
Catalog Year
2020-2021

What You’ll Learn

This pathway map will help you gain the expertise needed to:

  1. Practice safety rules and regulations applicable to a manufacturing environment.
  2. Use mathematical skills to solve basic manufacturing problems.
  3. Interpret technical documentation and materials to make informed decisions in manufacturing processes.
  4. Evaluate compliance using standardized industry inspection techniques.
  5. Demonstrate personal and professional accountability.
  6. Effectively communicate orally, visually, and in writing in the manufacturing environment.
  7. Effectively work within a team structure.
  8. Use the appropriate hand, measuring and cutting tool for a given task according to industry standards.
  9. Set up and operate manual machining equipment.
  10. Program, set up, and operate multi-axis Computer Numerical Control (CNC) manufacturing machinery or equipment using a combination of materials and technologies.
  11. Recognize manufacturing defects and make appropriate decisions.

Career Opportunities

Successful completion of this certificate may lead to employment in a variety of different occupations and industries. Below are examples of related occupations with associated Maricopa County-based annual median wages* for this certificate. Education requirements vary for the occupations listed below, so you may need further education or degrees in order to qualify for some of these jobs and earn the related salaries. Please visit with an academic advisor and/or program director for additional information. You can click on any occupation to view the detail regarding education level, wages, and employment information.

* Career and wage information provided by Emsi using data, reports, and forecasts which are generated using government data sources and Emsi’s proprietary analytical processes. Emsi’s data covers multiple classes of workers including QCEW, non-QCEW, and those who are self-employed. Disclaimer

Course Sequence by Term

The following is the suggested course sequence by term. Please keep in mind:

  • Students should meet with an academic advisor to develop an individual education plan that meets their academic and career goals. Use the Pathway Planner tool in your Student Center to manage your plan.
  • The course sequence is laid out by suggested term and may be affected when students enter the program at different times of the year.
  • Initial course placement is determined by current district placement measures and/or completion of 100-200 level course and/or program requirements.
  • Degree and transfer seeking students may be required to successfully complete a MCCCD First Year Experience Course (FYE) within the first two semesters at a MCCCD College. Courses include AAA/CPD150, AAA/CPD150AC, CPD104, and AAA115/CPD115. Course offerings will vary by college. See an academic, program, or faculty advisor for details.

Pathway Map Options

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Disclaimer

Course Sequence total credits may differ from the program information located on the MCCCD curriculum website due to program and system design.

At Maricopa, we strive to provide you with accurate and current information about our degree and certificate offerings. Due to the dynamic nature of the curriculum process, course and program information is subject to change. As a result, the course list associated with this degree or certificate on this site does not represent a contract, nor does it guarantee course availability. If you are interested in pursuing this degree or certificate, we encourage you to meet with an advisor to discuss the requirements at your college for the appropriate catalog year.

View MCCCD’s curriculum website for the Certificate of Completion in CNC Machining I (http://aztransmac2.asu.edu/cgi-bin/WebObjects/MCCCD.woa/wa/freeForm?id=154922).