CNC Production Technician

If a fast-paced, high-volume production environment really gets your gears turning, consider dialing yourself into Gateway’s two-semester CNC Production Technician technical diploma. Prepare for a range of positions as an operator, set-up, quality control inspector, tool crib attendant or machinist with hands-on training from experts in the field, and prepare yourself to run every facet of a full-size machining center, from production runs to job set-up.

Learn hands-on with state-of-the-art technology, including industry-standard manufacturing equipment, at Gateway’s SC Johnson iMET Center or at the Elkhorn Campus.

Gain skills employers want. Gateway’s CNC advisory committee, made up of local industry professionals, helps design classes, so you master the blueprint, math, safety, tooling, lathe, mill and inspection skills employers demand.  

Match classes to your schedule. Offered at multiple campuses and centers, our day and night classes feature flexible lab times to fit your work hours.

Invest in your employability. Complete the first two semesters of this technical diploma and prepare to enter an entry-level career, or continue your education for one more semester to earn the CNC Programmer technical diploma.

Program Name: 
CNC Production Technician
Program Number: 
31-444-2
Type of Degree/Diploma: 
Technical Diploma
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