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About CNC Operator/Machinist Training

CNC Operator training classes are held at Ivy Tech Community College in Terre Haute. CNC Operator Training allows you to earn National Institute of Metalworking Skills (NIMS) certifications to give you the skills you need to become an Entry Level CNC Operator/Machinist.

Our goal is to equip students with the tools to become National Institute of Metalworking Skills (NIMS) Certified; in the following areas:
Machining Level 1, (Measurement, Materials & Safety)
Machining Level 1, (Job Planning, Benchwork, & Layout)
Machining Level 1, (CNC Turning, Operations)
Machining Level 1, (CNC Milling, Operations)

Upon successful completion of this program, including their (NIMS) Certifications, students will be equipped for full time employment in this area.

Why enroll? Employer demand.

This program was created to prepare individuals to fill local jobs in the machining industry.

Employers want to hire people with experience and training in this high paying career field. According to the Hoosier Hot 50 Jobs, jobs are estimated to grow by 18% by 2022. Enroll in training to become a Entry Level CNC Operator/Machinist, to be eligible for one of these jobs.  

Upon successful completion of this program, a student will receive 4 National Institute of Metalworking Skills (NIMS) Certifications and 12 college credits that can be applied toward an associate degree in Machine Tool Technology. This training has a 99% certification completion rate.

Help paying for class costs

Ask us about funding available to individuals who qualify through WorkOne or Indiana's Next Level Jobs Workforce Ready Grant. 

Upcoming classes

May 19 - August 14, 2020 (Tue-Fri)
 8:00am to 12:00pm
No class on Friday, July 3
CWD T108/110
Instructor- John Ludlow

Location: Ivy Tech Center for Workforce Development
1700 E. Industrial Drive
Terre Haute, IN 47802
CWD T108/110

Tuition: $4,500 (includes books and tools needed for class). Ask us about funding available to individuals who qualify through WorkOne or Indiana's Next Level Jobs Workforce Ready Grant. 

Admission Requirements: Workkeys Assessment - Must score level (3) in the following areas: Locating Information, Applied Mathematics and Reading for Information. 

Contact us

For more information or to enroll in training, contact Amy Akers at (812) 298-2485 or aakers@ivytech.edu