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2015-2016 Course Catalog 
2015-2016 Course Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

CNC Operator

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CNC Operators are entry-level jobs that require someone to interact with CNC machining equipment, loading and unloading parts with minor modifications to the machine settings. The CNC Operator certificate provides students with the knowledge and skills needed for an entry-level CNC machine operator position.

For more information about the CNC Operator certificate, please visit our website at www.dmacc.edu/machining.

Location: Ankeny

Students start Fall or Spring semester or Summer semester.

Required Courses

Total Credits Required to Complete this Certificate - 18

Classes are not required to be semester-by-semester, but students must comply with corequisite requirements.

These credits are applicable toward the Machinist Technology diploma  and the AAS degree in Tool & Diemaking  or Advanced Manufacturing  programs.

Fixed Costs

Tuition……………………………………………………………………………………..$143.00 per credit

The costs for each program are estimates and subject to change.

Varied Costs

Costs for books, supplies, etc., will be determined by course.  Some approximate expenses:

Tooling & Supplies    90
Books $250 (if purchased new, used may be available)

Approximate total for program: $2,914*

*Program entry requirements are not included in the total approximate cost.

Nondiscrimination Policy

Des Moines Area Community College shall not engage in or allow discrimination covered by law. This includes harassment based on race, color, national origin, creed, religion, sex (including pregnancy and marital status), sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability and genetic information. Veteran status in educational programs, activities, employment practices, or admission procedures is also included to the extent covered by law. Individuals who believe they have been discriminated against may file a complaint through the College Discrimination Complaint Procedure. Complaint forms may be obtained from the Campus Provost’s office, the Academic Deans’ office, the Judicial Officer, or the EEO/AA Officer, Human Resources. For information about the ADA, the Section 504/ADA Coordinator can be contacted at 515-964-6857. For Title IX questions and concerns contact 515-964-6850.

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