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CNC Manufacturing Technology Diploma

1355 W Main St Anoka, Minnesota
http://www.anokatech.edu
763-433-1100

About the program

The Anoka Technical College CNC Design & Manufacturing Technology program is designed and taught by industry professionals. The Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree and the diploma programs are designed to meet our student's career goals. The programs combine technical education with general education to provide graduates with the precise skills necessary for success in manufacturing.

Our students learn how to:

  • write and edit CNC programs
  • perform complex setups
  • basic troubleshooting of machine problems
  • cycle time reduction practices
  • fixture design and building
  • recognize areas for process improvements

They are trained to safely operate:

  • Manual lathes
  • Drills Mills
  • Grinders
  • CNC mills
  • CNC lathes
  • CNC wire
  • EDM

The Anoka Technical College Advanced CNC Machine Technology diploma is a 64-credit program that includes technical education components.The program prepares students to write and edit CNC programs, perform complex setups, basic troubleshooting of machine problems, cycle time reduction practices, fixture design and building, recognize areas for process improvements and operate the following equipment: manual lathes, drills, mills, grinders, CNC mills, CNC lathes, CNC wire EDM and CNC sinker EDM, coordinate measuring machine, CAD/CAM and 4&5 axis CNC mills.

Program graduates are skilled in the areas of CNC programming, parametric programming, basic troubleshooting of machine problems, cycle time reduction practices, fixture design and building, blueprint reading, GD&T, statistical process control, lean manufacturing, math, inspection and the correct sequence of operation required.

Those employed in this position are expected to write and edit CNC programs, perform complex setups, basic troubleshoot of machine problems, cycle time reduction practices, fixture design and building and recognize areas for process improvements on manual lathes, drills, mills, grinders, CNC mills, CNC lathes, CNC wire EDM and CNC sinker EDM, coordinate measuring machine and CAD/CAM. Employees are also expected to invoke lean manufacturing process and practices.

The CNC Manufacturing Technology program provides the skills for trade entry plus the possibility to pursue a Bachelor of Arts (BA) degree with cooperating colleges and universities.

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Degree Type
Diploma
Class Time
Day
Length of Program
1-2 Years
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