At a Glance:

Advisors:
Floyd: Bartley Jenkins
Bartley Jenkins, Program Director & Instructor of Machine Tool Technology
Office: D119
Phone: 706-295-6998
Email:
Campus: Floyd County Campus
Department: Industrial Technologies, Machine Tool Technology

Credentials

A.S., Floyd College; Diploma, Coosa Valley Technical Institute


Walker: Philip Shirley
Philip Shirley, Instructor of Machine Tool Technology
Office: 104
Phone: 706-764-3693
Email:
Campus: Walker County Campus
Department: Industrial Technologies, Machine Tool Technology

Credentials

B.S. Bryan College, A.A.S., Dalton College; Diploma, Appalachian Technical College



VIDEO: Machine Tool Technology

CNC Specialist (CS51)

Offered at the Following Campuses

  • Walker County Campus
  • Floyd County Campus

Program Overview

The CNC Specialist Technical Certificate of Credit program provides training for graduates to gain employment as CNC machine tool technicians. Topics include CNC Fundamentals, mill and lathe manual programming, CNC practical applicaitons, and CAD/CAM programming. The program emphasizes a combination of CNC theory and practical application necessary for successful employment.

Gainful Employment Information

Course Overview

Credit Hours
Required Courses (20 hours)
AMCA
2110
3
Provides a comprehensive introduction to computer numerical controlled (CNC) machining processes. Topics include: safety, Computer Numerical Control of machinery, setup and operation of CNC machinery, introduction to programming of CNC machinery, introduction to CAD/CAM.
Provides instruction for the safe operation and manual programming of computer numerical controlled (CNC) milling machines. Topics include: safety, calculation for programming, program codes and structure, program run and editing of programs.
Provides instruction for the safe operation and manual programming of computer numerical controlled (CNC) Lathes. Topics include: safety, calculations for programming, program codes and structure, program run and editing of programs.
Provides additional instruction in part holding and fixture design. Students will also gain additional experience in print-to-part development of CNC progamming. Topics include: safety, fixture design and manufacturing, and CNC part manufacturing.
4
Emphasizes the development of skills in computer aided design (CAD) and computer aided manufacturing (CAM). The student will design and program parts to be machined on computer numerical controlled machines. Topics include: hardware and software, drawing manipulations, tool path generation, program posting, and program downloading.