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Machine Tool Technology - Computer Numerical Control Operator (480501)

Certificate: Certificate in Applied Science, CAS


The curriculum relies on a “hands-on” and lecture approach to learning, and students will spend a large portion of their time working in a practical setting. Students will be- come proficient in metal machining operations and planning procedures, with emphasis on practical machining techniques. Students will be introduced to modern manufacturing processes including: Computer Numerical Control (CNC) Programming; Computer Assisted Drafting (CAD); and Computer Assisted Manufacturing (CAM) software. This computer training will enhance the graduates’ ability to program, set up and produce pieces in accordance with engineering drawing specifications.

Career Placement

At FDTC, we believe that education deserves results - that’s why we want to watch our students succeed in the real world. Florence-Darlington Technical College works diligently to match students with relevant jobs in our community so that they can put their hard-earned education to work. We partner with successful alumni and local businesses to ensure our students get the best possible career upon graduation. Our Career Services Office offers a variety of services to help students succeed including: resume coaching, on-campus recruiting & career fairs, online job postings, professional development workshops, personality evaluations, internship placement assistance, and other online career building resources. We encourage all students to schedule a meeting with a Career Services Coach at (843) 661-8075 to explore their post-graduation opportunities. Find out about what Career Services can do you. What does your future look like?
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