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About the program

The CNC (Computer Numeric Controlled) Machine Tool program at Minnesota State College Southeast in Winona offers the training and education you'll need to start a rewarding career in the field of precision computerized machining and manufacturing.

Our program is based on the philosophy that hands-on is the best way to learn machining and die making. The CNC Machine Tool program teaches the high level of technically advanced machining that modern industry requires.

You can complete all of the coursework in the 17-credit Machining Right Skills Now certificate in just one semester.

  • Starting with the fundamental elements of basic machine shop theory, you will get hands-on experience in setup, operation, and troubleshooting both computer and manual machine types.
  • You'll also learn how to work with engineering drawings and use precision measuring and gauging tools.

This certificate includes a required internship in a local manufacturing setting. The internship must be a paid position for the required minimum of 192 hours.

With the Machining Right Skills Now certificate, you'll be ready to enter the workforce with valuable skills right away!

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