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Professors in Program

Jerry Bernardini
Knight Campus
Room 2188
Tel: 401-825-1189

Ed Hanrahan
Knight Campus
Room 2188
Tel: 401-825-2227

Raymond Ankrom
Knight Campus
Room 0102
Tel: 401-825-2130

Introduction to CNC Manufacturing Certificate

Companies are integrating computers into engineering and manufacturing environments at a rapid pace. At the heart of advanced manufacturing is CNC machining and the computer applications that support the design and manufacturing process. This program builds the basic skills and knowledge for employment opportunities in CNC manufacturing environment. The certificate covers areas of science and mathematics as they apply to machining practices and CNC programming. Emphasis is placed on both theoretical and practical phases of the design, cost, and production of machine parts.

The certificate can be completed in a summer and fall semester, or in a summer, fall and spring semester. Currently the certificate courses are only offered in the evening. The accelerated summer-fall version will require attending classes four nights a week. Certificate completion prepares students to enroll in a second, more advanced CNC centered certificate – CNC Manufacturing and 3D-Modeling (ETCA). The combination of the two certificates can be applied towards the Engineering Systems Technology A.S. degree.

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Last Updated: 7/15/15