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    Oct 21, 2021  
2021-22 Gaston College Catalog 
2021-22 Gaston College Catalog

Computer-Integrated Machining - CAM and CNC Programming Certificate (C50210C)

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This curriculum is designed to give an individual entry-level skills needed to gain employment as a machinist or Computer Numerical Control Programmer (CNC).

It is recommended that students have the necessary math and reading skill before enrollment in this program.

Program Learning Outcomes

Graduates will:

  1. Demonstrate the ability to read blueprints as well as the ability to think critically in complex problem solving tasks.
  2. Demonstrate the ability and knowledge to use and properly care for shop inspecting equipment including Dial and Veneer Calipers, OD and ID Micrometers, Metal Scales, Depth Micrometers, Height Gages, Gage Blocks and how to use and care for a CMM (Coordinate Measuring Machine).
  3. Demonstrate Intermediate level skills using CAM (Computer Aided Manufacturing) software with both CNC Turning Centers and Milling Machines
    a. Software used includes Fusion 360, and HSM Edit

Total Program Hours: 12


The courses taken in this certificate program may be applied toward the Associate in Applied Science degree in Computer-Integrated Machining.

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