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CNC Machining Retraining

  • Technical Certificate
  • Certificate Code: TC-420-2
  • Not eligible for Financial Aid
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This 12 credit certificate is designed to provide retraining instruction for dislocated machinists or provide update training for current machinists needing experience with CNC (Computer Numerical Control) machine operations and CAM (Computer Aided Machining) skills with milling and turning. This certificate covers instruction for basic operation, set-up, processes, and programming of CNC mills and lathes. This certificate will provide the student with basic knowledge of 2-D Master Cam software in support of CNC machining. The certificate is designed to be completed in one semester.

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Minimum Program Credits Required - 12
Admissions Requirements

Application Details

The certificate is designed for people with qualifications in the following areas:

  • Five years work experience in a machine shop.
  • Experience in manual milling and turning.
  • Experience as a CNC operator.
  • Vocational Machine Tool Degree.

If you wish to talk with someone about your experience before you apply, please call 715-874-4602 or 1-800-547-2882, ext. 4602.

Certificate Application

Complete the Certificate Program Identification form . Once you have fulfilled all the course requirements for your certificate, submit the Certificate Completion Form located on the same page.

Please Note: Being accepted as a certificate student doesn’t mean you are admitted into a program.

Estimated Costs


The costs of a certificate varies depending on the courses taken. To find the cost of an individual course, do a course search on our Search Course Offerings page and view the fee information.