Computer Integrated Machining Technology
The Computer Integrated Machining Technology curriculum is designed to develop skills in the theory and safe use of hand tools, power machinery, computerized equipment and sophisticated precision inspection instruments. Students will learn to interpret blueprints, set up manual and Computer Numerical Control (CNC) machines; perform basic and advanced machining operations and make decisions to ensure that work quality is maintained.
Employment opportunities for machining technicians exist in manufacturing industries, public institutions, and governmental agencies and in a wide range of specialty machining job shops. Jobs requiring degrees in Computer Integrated Machining Technology can be found here.
The Computer Integrated Machining Technology Program at CPCC provides students the opportunity to expand their knowledge and skills in CNC programming and a broader knowledge in CNC Graphics Programming. All projects are performed on full-scale equipment used in local industry.
Quay Hunter, Program Chair, Quay.Hunter@cpcc.edu