Course Catalog

CNC Specialist - CS51 Technical Certificate of Credit

Program Description: 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 applications, and CAD/CAM programming. The program emphasizes a combination of CNC theory and practical application necessary for successful employment.

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  • Submit a completed application and application fee
  • Be at least 16 years of age
  • Submit official high school transcript or High School Equivalency transcript or college transcripts showing successful completion of 60+ semester credits or 72+ quarter credits
  • Submit official college transcripts, if applicable
  • Present acceptable ACCUPLACER, ACT, ASSET, COMPASS, PSAT, or SAT scores or GED score of 145 or higher or have one of the following: an associate degree or higher or have a HOPE GPA of 2.6 after the completion of 10th grade. Documentation on a college transcript of successful completion of appropriate courses from a regionally accredited college or university may be accepted in lieu of test scores.

Additional Program Requirements:

  • Students applying for the CNC Specialist TCC must be a graduate of the Machine Tool Technology Diploma or Degree program OR must have three to five years experience at the machinist level.

This program is a HOPE Career Grant eligible program for students who are HOPE Grant eligible. The Career Grant award is a fixed amount per semester based on the number of credit hours taken. Maximum award per term is $500.

Gainful Employment Information
Occupational Courses 22
AMCA 2110 CNC Fundamentals 4
AMCA 2130 CNC Mill Manual Programming 5
AMCA 2150 CNC Lathe Manual Programming 5
AMCA 2170 CNC Practical Applications 4
AMCA 2190 CAD/CAM Programming 4
Faculty & Staff

Machine Tool Technology Program Coordinator, Valdosta Campus


Machine Tool/Welding Instructor, Cook Campus

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