Industrial Training

CNC Machining Technology Program

The CNC Machining Technology Program is your fast track path to becoming a CNC Operator and/or CNC Programmer. You will learn principles of machining, setup, processing, part inspection, and standard shop practices - the skills you need to program and operate complex metal working machines such as CNC mills, and lathes.

Partial scholarships are available.  Call 501-760-4223 to learn more!

Fast Track Day Series

Complete all four classes in just four months! This program is designed to get students training and in the workforce quickly with the skills many employers need. 

Machining Fundamentals
Phillip Stauffer $250
February 27th - March 29th T/TH 9:00am - 2:30pm
16 sessions, 40 hours

The Machining Fundamentals class will cover the topics and skills preparatory to the start of a CNC machining course. Subjects include shop safety, blueprint reading, precision measurement and inspection, shop math, job planning, layout, machining principles, setup, processing, and basic mill operations. Subjects will be taught through a combination of lecture, discussion, and hands on projects.
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CNC Milling: Setup and Operation
Phillip Stauffer $250
April 3rd - April 26th T/TH 9:00am - 2:30pm
16 sessions, 40 hours

CNC Mill prepares students for entry-level positions as CNC Operators or set-up technicians. Students will learn basic programming, set-up, and operation of a Haas TM1p Computer Numerical Control (CNC) Milling part production, and inspection. Students will manufacture simple parts and machine. Topics include programming formats, control functions, program editing, part production, and inspection. Students will manufacture simple parts and will gain experience performing quality control inspections before, during, and after CNC operations.
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CNC Programming
Phillip Stauffer $250
June 1th - June 24thT/TH 9:00am - 2:30pm
16 sessions, 40 hours

CNC Programming prepares students for entry-level positions as CNC Operators/Programmers or set-up technicians. Students will learn basic programming, set-up, and operation of a HAAS TM 1p Computer Numerical Control (CNC) machine. Students will use machine control simulators throughout. Topics include programming formats, control functions, and program editing. Students will manufacture simple parts using a HAAS TM1p CNC milling machine and will gain the experience of performing quality control inspections before, during and after CNC operations.
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CNC Lathe
Phillip Stauffer $250
July 5th - July 28th
T/TH 9:00am - 2:30pm
16 sessions, 40 hours

CNC Lathe prepares students for entry-level positions as CNC Operators or set-up technicians. Students will learn basic programming, set-up, and operation of a HAAS TL 1 Computer Numerical Control (CNC) Lathe. Students will use machine control simulators throughout. Topics include programming formats, control functions, program editing, part production, and inspection. Students will manufacture simple parts using a HAAS TL 1 CNC Lathe and will gain the experience of performing quality control inspections before, during, and after CNC operations.
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Evening Classes

Designed with the existing worker in mind, this series can be completed in nine months. Students will enter the workforce with the skills employers need.

CNC Milling: Setup and Operation
Phillip Stauffer $250
April 30th - June 25th M/W 4:15pm - 6:45pm
16 sessions, 40 hours

CNC Mill prepares students for entry-level positions as CNC Operators or set-up technicians. Students will learn basic programming, set-up, and operation of a Haas TM1p Computer Numerical Control (CNC) Milling machine. Topics include programming formats, control functions, program editing, part production, and inspection. Students will manufacture simple parts and will gain experience performing quality control inspections before, during, and after CNC operations.
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CNC Programming
Phillip Stauffer $250
July 9th - August 29th M/W 4:15pm - 6:45pm
16 sessions, 40 hours

CNC Programming prepares students for entry-level positions as CNC Operators/Programmers or set-up technicians. Students will learn basic programming, set-up, and operation of a HAAS TM 1p Computer Numerical Control (CNC) machine. Students will use machine control simulators throughout. Topics include programming formats, control functions, and program editing. Students will manufacture simple parts using a HAAS TM1p CNC milling machine and will gain the experience of performing quality control inspections before, during and after CNC operations.
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CNC Lathe
Phillip Stauffer $250
September 5th - October 29th M/W 4:15pm - 6:45pm
16 sessions, 40 hours

CNC Lathe prepares students for entry-level positions as CNC Operators or set-up technicians. Students will learn basic programming, set-up, and operation of a HAAS TL 1 Computer Numerical Control (CNC) Lathe. Students will use machine control simulators throughout. Topics include programming formats, control functions, program editing, part production, and inspection. Students will manufacture simple parts using a HAAS TL 1 CNC Lathe and will gain the experience of performing quality control inspections before, during, and after CNC operations.
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