Computer Numerical Control Technician

This certificate is designed to prepare the student as an industrial Computer Numerical Control Technician, which is an occupation listed under the manufacturing technology curriculum established by the Southern California Aerospace Industry Education Council.
Program Learning Outcomes:Upon completion of this program, students will apply various software programs to write CNC code for the production of manufactured parts; use manual machine and CNC machine tools to produce manufactured parts; and discuss the techniques used to read and evaluate an engineering drawings.

PREREQUISITE COURSES REQUIRED COURSES FOR CERTIFICATE UNITS
  CS/IS 101 Introduction to Computer and Information Systems 5
  ECT 110* Electricity and Electronics Principles 4
  ENGR 102 Engineering Print Reading for Industry 2
  ENGR 107 Electrical/Electronics Drawing 2
  MACH 101 Machine Technology I 3
MACH 102 or equivalent MACH 110 Principles of Numerical Control 5
  MAT P 146 Materials and Processes 3
  TOTAL UNITS REQUIRED 24
* or higher level
Additionally, students should have completed basic English communication skills, general mathematics through trigonometry (e.g. T ED 142** and 143 or equivalent), general science, and Metallurgy 150.
** This course may not be applied toward graduation
NOTE: ADDITIONAL COURSEWORK MIGHT BE REQUIRED IF PREREQUISITES ARE NOT MET. SEE A COUNSELOR TO PREPARE A STUDENT EDUCATIONAL PLAN.
August 2016

GCC Catalog 2016-2017

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