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2016-2017 Course Catalog 
2016-2017 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.

Program Entry Requirements

  1. Complete an application for admission.
  2. Satisfy the assessment requirement.
  3. Attend any required informatioin/registration session.

Graduation Requirements

To earn a CNC Operator certificate, a student must complete all required coursework as prescribed and maintain a 2.0 grad point average.

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……………………………………………………………………………………..$147.00 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 new (used may be available)

Approximate total for program: $2,986*

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

Nondiscrimination Policy

Des Moines Area Community College shall not engage in nor allow discrimination covered by law against any person, group or organization. This includes in employment, hiring practices or the provision of services, and harassment or discrimination 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 may be contacted at 515-964-6857.  For Title IX questions and concerns contact 515-964-6850. (2016)

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