With a certificate in computer numerical control (CNC), you will have the skills to operate computer-driven lathes, mills, lasers and other machines to shape materials to precise dimensions. Study blueprints. Build tools and jigs. Make the things we use every day.
Get a certificate of achievement or an advanced certificate in computer numerical control.
There is a growing demand in the computer numerical control (CNC) field. Within the next 10 years, job growth is expected to increase about 3%.
In this field, it is estimated you could earn $40,770 a year.
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- Tool Operator
- Team Assembler
- First-line Supervisor
- Machine Setter/Operator
The number of machines and equipment in the Computer Numerical Control (CNC) lab is very impressive. Our lab has the equipment and technology to give you hours of hands-on experience. You will have the opportunity to use computer driven lathes, mills, lasers and more.
About Delta's Program
Delta College offers two Computer Numerical Control (CNC) certificates and related associate's degrees. Build on your skills by exploring and advancing your education with Delta's CNC Certificate of Achievement and the Advanced Certificate.
Total credits: 45
|Books and supplies||$2,250|
|Off-campus room and board||$6,183|
*Program costs listed are estimated and are subject to change at any time. Students will receive final costs at the time of course registration each semester.
Why you should choose Delta
Delta College also offers an entry-level Computer Numerical Control (CNC) Certificate of Achievement. It's called a 'laddered program' because the courses you take here count torward the next step up – the Advanced Certificate.
It's a great way to explore the career field or gain skills to accompany another technical trades and manufacturing degree.
|CNC 162||4||Computer Numerical Control Theory OR|
|SKCN 162||(4)||Computer Numerical Control Theory|
|DRF 121||3||Blueprint Reading OR|
|SKDR 101||(3)||Blueprint Reading|
|MS 113||2||Introduction to Machining Processes OR|
|SKTR 113||(2)||Introduction to Machining Processes|
|MS 181W||4||Machine Tools I OR|
|SKTR 181W||(4)||Machine Tools I|
|CAD 120||3||Introduction to CAM OR|
|SKCA 120||(3)||Introduction to CAM|
|MIT 118||2||Safety Practices and Procedures|
|MTH 103||4||Applied Geometry and Trigonometry OR|
|SKMA 103||(4)||Applied Geometry and Trigonometry OR|
|MTH ---||(4)||Any Approved Intermediate Algebra Course|
18/20 Total credits required
1 - A grade of "C" (2.0) or higher is required in all courses for the certificate.
2 - It is highly recommended that students job shadow to get a full understanding of employment in this area. Please see the program coordinator for these opportunities.
3 - CNC 162 is a key course and must be completed with five years of completing certificate. Failure to complete within the stated time frame will require you to repeat this course. See graduation requirements page in catalog.
Credits earned for this certificate may be applied towards completions of a CNC Advanced Certificate; or the Manufacturing and Industrial Technology Associate Degree; or the Mechanical Engineering Technology Associate Degree.
Life is busy. But that shouldn't get in the way of your education. Delta offers classes at night, on weekends and online to make taking classes and getting that degree easier. Plus, Delta has learning centers so you can take classes even closer to home.
You can get hands-on experience in your field while you're working toward that degree. I know. It's awesome! Plus, you'll even get paid. That's co-op! Check it out.
At the Teaching Learning Center, located in the Library, we offer tutoring on a wide variety of subjects, and help with developing study and learning skills. Most tutoring is on a walk-in basis but we do have some online tutoring options.
Best of all, it's free for currently enrolled Delta students. Just another way we demonstrate our commitment to helping students succeed.
Facts & Figures
Our students get the latest technology so they can graduate and be ready to hit the ground running.
With over 900 faculty and staff members, Delta is the 4th largest employer in the area.