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2022-23 Gaston College Catalog 
2022-23 Gaston College Catalog

Computer-Integrated Machining - CNC and Manual Turning Operator Certificate (C50210A)

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

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

Program Learning Outcomes

Graduates will:

  1. Demonstrate hands-on concepts of CNC and Manual Lathe including, Turning OD shoulders, Drilling, and Boring, Parting off, OD and ID Threading as well as OD and ID Grooving.
  2. Demonstrate the ability to read blueprints as well as the ability to think critically in complex problem solving tasks.
  3. 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, and Gage Blocks.

Total Program Hours: 15


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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