Computer Numeric Control Operator/Programmer I Certificate - Level I

The Computer Numeric Control Operator/Programmer I Certificate (C1_CNA1) is offered at LSC-CyFair and LSC-North Harris. For more information, please contact the Machining Technology Department.

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Program Description

The Machine Technology operator/programmer certification and degree programs are designed to prepare graduates for careers in the manufacturing industries.  Topics within the programs include blueprint reading, computer-aided manufacturing (CADCAM), machine shop math, extensive hands-on set up, and operating manual lathes and mills, as well as operating, and programming CNC machine tools.

Machine Tool Technology is classified as an evolving occupation and the demand in careers for machinists is projected to remain steady and provide future employment growth and economic competitiveness within Texas.

First Year Credits

First Semester Credit

Course Number Title Credits
MCHN 1302 Print Reading for Machine Trades 3
MCHN 1338 Basic Machine Shop I 3
MCHN 1343 Machine Shop Mathematics 3

TOTAL First Semester Credits:

9

Second Semester Credit

Course Number Title Credits
MCHN 1426 Introduction to Computer-Aided Manufacturing (CAM) 4
MCHN 2334 Operation of CNC Machining Centers 3
MCHN1 2331 Operation of CNC Turning Centers 3

TOTAL Second Semester Credits:

10

Total Credits

TOTAL Credits for Computer Numeric Control Operator/Programmer I Certificate:

19

 

  1. Capstone course