Considered by many as a step toward a fast-paced engineering career, Machining focuses on set-up, programming, and operation of Computer Numerical Control (CNC) mills and lathes. Machinists work for medical device, prosthetic, and engine manufacturers and many more. You can learn what you need to know for a high-paying job by completing the National Metal Working Skills curriculum at ASU Mid-South.
The Mid-South area has a growing number of jobs for machine operators, programmers, and computer-aided designers, particularly in the medical device industry. We offer three Certificates of Proficiency in Machining, so you can decide how far you want to take your certification.
The Machining program teaches students how to operate both manual and computer-aided lathes and mills, and also provides students the ability to complete the National Institute of Metalworking Skills (NIMS) certification. From interpreting fabrication blueprints to programming and operating the machine, we can teach you everything you need to know to succeed as a machine operator.
*Accelerated CNC Machine Operator and Programming program: This intensive 15-week program will provide computer-based learning, CNC simulations, and hands-on CNC instruction. Start now and successful students will be able to earn National Institute for Metalworking Skills (NIMS) certifications and have job opportunities positions such as, CNC Operator, Machinist, or Quality Technician jobs. Classes meet Monday thru Thursday from 8:00am – 2:30 pm. For more information, contact Gary Giordano @ 870-733-6857 or firstname.lastname@example.org
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