Computer Numerical Control

Computer Numerical Control

There is an immediate need for Computer Numerical Control (CNC) machine operators, who make parts and pieces from raw materials.  

CNC operators produce and machine parts by programming, setting up and operating a computer numerical control (CNC) machine. In this technician role, you’ll maintain equipment, adhere to quality and safety standards as well as keep detailed part records.  

  • Average entry-level wage range:  $13 - $17 per hour
Free Training Available to Qualified Candidates

Program Information

  • Cohort Dates: 5 Week programs, beginning September 12, 2022
  • Location: Auburn Hills Campus
  • Value: $3,200

What to expect

  • Focus: The CNC Machine Operator program is designed to prepare you for entry-level positions in the field. It will give you all of the experience, knowledge and skills necessary to become certified in several key areas.  
  • Certifications: NC3 Mike Rowe Work Ethics Certification; IC2 Digital Literacy Certification; NIMS Measurement, Materials & Safety Certification; NIMS CNC Mills Operations Certification, NIMS Lathe Operations Certification 
  • Real-world experience: Lab experience at least once per week. 
  • Employer Partners: American Axle, Becker Orthopedic, Kelly Services, Williams International 

Application Requirements

  • U.S. citizen or an eligible non-citizen
  • 18 years or older
  • Not currently registered in school within a local educational agency
  • Registered with the Selective Service (if applicable)
  • Unemployed or underemployed
  • Other eligibility factors may apply