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CNC MACHINIST TRAINING PROGRAM

Prepare for a career as a computer numerical control (CNC) machinist
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CNC MACHINIST TRAINING PROGRAM

Prepare for a career as a computer numerical control (CNC) machinist
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CNC MACHINING TECHNOLOGY PROGRAM OVERVIEW

Craft sophisticated performance parts and components from raw materials. The CNC Machining Technology program provides the hands-on training and high-tech skills needed to prepare for a career as a computer numerical control (CNC) machinist.

36 weeks From start to finish
1 campus Offered at our NASCAR Tech campus in Mooresville, NC

WHAT YOU’LL LEARN

In cooperation with Roush Yates, a leading brand in the performance industry, you will learn everything from reading blueprints and interpreting geometric dimensioning and tolerancing to the programming, setup and operation of CNC lathes and mills.

 
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CNC TURNING I AND II

Students will learn to set up and operate CNC lathes while performing turning operations.

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MANUAL MACHINING BASICS, MANUAL LATHE AND MANUAL MILL

Students will learn the fundamentals of machining, such as operating a manual mill before moving on to CNC equipment.

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INTERPRETING BLUEPRINTS AND JOB LAYOUT

Students will learn to interpret and use blueprints and engineering drawings with regards to both manual and CNC machining.

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MATHEMATICS, MATERIALS AND MAINTENANCE

Pin gage sets are one of the many precisions tools students learn to use during this program.

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BASIC MACHINE SHOP SKILLS

Students will learn about setup, operation, quality control and safety in a CNC machine shop.

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COMPUTER-AIDED SOFTWARE (CAD)/COMPUTER-AIDED MANUFACTURING (CAM)

Students will learn the fundamentals of industry-standard software in CNC machining.

STATE-OF-THE-INDUSTRY TOOLS & TECHNOLOGY

The CNC machining program uses industry-preferred tools and technology to train students in the brands they’ll use out in the field.

INTERESTED IN CNC MACHINING?

The skills and experience gained at NASCAR Technical Institute prepare you for the careers of tomorrow. Be proactive about your future and find out more today.

UTI CNC MACHINIST SCHOOL LOCATIONS

The CNC Machinist Training program is available at our NASCAR Technical Institute campus in Mooresville, NC.

UPCOMING EVENTS

INVEST IN YOUR FUTURE

Learn everything from reading blueprints and interpreting geometric dimensioning and tolerancing to the programming, setup and operation of CNC lathes and mills.

Learn About Machining Careers

WHEN CAN I START?

There’s no waiting for the “next semester.” The CNC Machinist Training program starts every six weeks, so you’re able to get going and prepare for your career sooner.

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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

  • How long does it take to complete CNC machinist training?

    UTI’s CNC Machining Technology program is designed to be completed in just 36 weeks. Your coursework will cover a variety of topics, from reading blueprints to the programming, setup and operation of CNC lathes and mills. As a graduate, you’ll be well prepared to start your career as a CNC machinist.

  • How much do entry-level CNC machinists make per year?

    According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), the annual median wage for computer numerically controlled tool operators was $41,200 in May 2019.34 This means half of computer numerically controlled tool operators earned more and half earned less. Keep in mind that salary depends on several factors, including employer, demand and cost of living in the area. To learn about the annual median wages for CNC machinists across the U.S., check out our CNC machinist salary guide.

  • Can I train on industry standard equipment?

    Yes! As a student in the CNC program, you’ll have the opportunity to train with industry-preferred tools and technology from brands like Mastercam, Mitsubishi Materials and Mitee-Bite. This gives you the opportunity to become familiar with many of the tools you’ll use out in the field.