cnc machining course

This introductory class to CNC (computer numerically controlled) machining is designed for experienced machinists and machine operators, who need or want to update their skills in CNC operations, setups, and programming. Students learn to program, set up, and operate lathes and mills. They are taught programming commands (machine commands and addresses), sequence of operations in CNC machining and programming, and data transfer from computer to machine. Students also learn the fundamental use of a computer-aided manufacturing (CAM) system. Instruction time is divided equally between classroom, computer lab, and shop, providing an unusual blend of practical theory and hands-on experience. Upon graduation, students are able to perform setups of moderate complexity in CNC machining and turning centers. Graduates may find beginning to intermediate-level work in the machining trade as a CNC machinist.

Course Length

Classes are available evenings and weekends. Please contact Marcie Correa to find out more.


Prospective students must have basic knowledge of shop mathematics and blueprint reading and be able to read and write in English.


All instructors are credentialed or are working toward a credential in Adult Vocational Education. The instructors bring to the classroom and shop many years of practical experience in the machining, tooling and manufacturing industry. Their extensive capabilities and varied backgrounds assure students of receiving the highest caliber instruction possible from the most qualified instructors.

NOTE: Course Taught In English Only


    12131 Telegraph Rd
    Santa Fe Springs, California 90670




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