What You’ll Learn
The NIMS CNC Operator program prepares students for entry-level CNC Operator/Machinist roles. Students learn key foundational principles and practices of CNC (Computerized Numerical Control) machine operation, giving them the skills and knowledge needed to successfully work in manufacturing environments. The course covers how to safely and properly use tooling, fixtures, and precision measurement devices with respect to CNC Parts and CNC machining centers. Through a mix of lectures, labs, online simulations, programming, testing, and a formal Credentialing Achievement Record, students are prepared to pass NIMS CNC Operator Certification Level 1. The certification is backed by NIMS, an organization that establishes industry standards, proven training frameworks, and processes that dynamically respond to our technology-driven economy.
This certification prepares you for a rewarding career as a CNC Operator and helps you launch your career in this fast-growing and high-paying field quickly. An entry-level CNC Operator/Machinist in Indiana can expect an average starting salary of around $41,000 with lots of room for career growth. The average annual salary of an experienced operator in Indiana is $72,0001.
- The $4,500 fee for this course includes all books and tools.
- Students enrolled in one of the Machine Tool Technology associate degree or certificate programs can also complete this training as part of their coursework by taking MTTC 107.