Jun 06, 2020  
2020-2021 Catalog 
  
2020-2021 Catalog

CNC Lathe Operator, CSC


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Length: 24

Purpose: The purpose of the CNC Lathe Operator Career Studies Certificate is to help entry-level employees in the precision machining related trades to obtain skills with emphasis on manual lathe, mill work, and an introduction to CNC lathe programming and operation.

Occupational Objective:  Graduates of this program will have:

  • Basic occupational skills for the Precision Machining professions.
  • Basic skills and understanding of manual lathe and mill systems and terminology.
  • Knowledge of safety requirements for machining trade occupations.
  • Basic skills and understanding of CNC Lathe systems and terminology.
  • Occupational preparation skills for employment.

Industrial Credentials: Students will have an opportunity to earn:

  • NIMS Measurement, Material, and Safety
  • NIMS Turning Operations

Program Description:  The program is designed to develop a general foundation in Precision Machining trades with an emphasis on manual lathe, mill, and CNC lathe. 

Feeder Program: This certificate feeds into Danville Community College’s Precision Machine Technology, and Integrated Machining Technology.

Program Outcomes: Graduates of the CNC Lathe Operator Career Studies Certificate will be able to:

  • Understand precision machining tools, terminology and systems
  • Interpret blueprints, drawings, and symbols
  • Use various measuring tools and equipment
  • Know and apply safety requirements for machining trades

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