Full program description
CNC Lathe Production Technician
Make the World Turn
Computer numerical control (CNC) lathe production technicians transform raw materials into finished products used in commercial, automotive, medical, and aerospace products. CNC lathe production technicians produce parts that range from simple bolts of steel to titanium bone screws for orthopedic implants.
CNC lathe 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.
Salaries for Aerospace Quality Technicians ranges from $25,000 to $57,750.*
*Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, May 2016
- Consumer Products
- Electrical Equipment
- Medical Devices
- Micro-credentials: 36
- Skills Courses: 122
- Time to Complete: 2.5 months*
(*Completing three modules per day)
- O*NET job code: 51-4011.00
- INTraining code: 7673