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CNC Machining Center Production Technician - Full Career Pathway


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Full program description

CNC Lathe Production Technician
Machine the World


Computer numerical control (CNC) machining center production technicians transform raw materials into finished parts used in commercial, automotive, medical, and aerospace products. CNC machining center production technicians produce parts that range from simple bolts of steel to titanium bone screws for orthopedic implants.

CNC machining center production technicians work from blueprints, or computer-aided design (CAD), and computer-aided manufacturing (CAM) files. They set up and operate CNC machine tools, monitor the feed rate and speed of machines, and measure, examine, and test completed products for defects.

Income Opportunities

Salaries for Aerospace Quality Technicians ranges from $25,000 to $57,750.*
*Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, May 2016

Hiring Industries

  • Automotive
  • Aerospace
  • Consumer Products
  • Electrical Equipment
  • Marine
  • Military
  • Medical Devices

Program Summary

  • Micro-credentials: 36
  • Skills Courses: 122
  • Time to Complete: 2.5 months*
    (*Completeing three modules per day)
  • O*NET job code: 51-4011.00
  • INTraining code: 7682