The Machine Tool (CNC) Operator Certificate is a non-credit Fast Track program offered at LSC-Conroe Center and LSC-University Park. For more information, please contact the Continuing Education department at LSCCE@LoneStar.edu.
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Machine tool operators set up, program and operate computerized numeric control (CNC) automated machining units. They are responsible for monitoring the machining process, as well as verifying machined parts meet all criteria as defined in the design specifications.
- Contact Hours: 176
- Cost of Program: $1,595
- Median Wage: $33,800 per year1
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|Machining Pre-Apprentice -Plus-|
|MCHNC||1200300||CNC Machine Controls, Fundamentals||48|
|MCHNC||1203100||Operation of CNC Turning Centers||64|
|MCHNC||1203400||Operation of CNC Machining Centers||64|
TOTAL Contact Hours for Machine Tool (CNC) Operator Certificate:
- Median Wage information obtained from the Texas Workforce Commission and the U.S. Department of Labor for 2009 (most recent data available).