CNC Milling Fundamentals I

Prepare for an entry-level career as a machinist.

This is a G3 program. Students may qualify for free tuition, fees, and books.

Caucasian male milling worker


FastForward Credential Program

Program Information

Learn to safety setup and operate Computer Numeric Control (CNC) milling machines. Topics include milling machine operation and maintenance, mill tooling and fixtures, machine feeds and speeds, and basic CNC program editing.

Upon completion, students are eligible to earn the CNC Mill Operations credential by successfully demonstrating skills and passing the written knowledge test offered by the National Institute of Metalworking Skills (NIMS).

Prerequisite: Completion of Measurement, Materials & Safety and Job Planning, Benchwork & Layout programs.

Note: This credential program is the third in a series of six industry credentials for entry-level machining professionals.

Contact Hours: 80

Take the Next Steps

Complete the Workforce Services Student Questionnaire.

Meet with a coach and/or attend a FastForward Funding Session.

Check the schedule page to see when this FastForward program is next offered.