Computer Numeric Control Technician

Computer Numeric Control Technician
Computer Numeric Control Technician
Technical Diploma
54 Credits
Central Campus (Janesville)

Please Contact Admissions

Due to high demand in this program, please contact Admissions at or (608) 757-7710 for any inquiries regarding enrollment in the Computer Numeric Control Technician program.

What You’ll Learn

Experience a “hands-on” approach to learning with Blackhawk's CNC Technician program. Developed using the National Institute of Metalworking Standards (NIMS) and National Tooling and Machining Association (NTMA) standards, you will receive a broad technical background in both job-shop and production machining.

Using the CNC and CAM software and equipment, including a four-axis machining center, you will learn to select the proper tools and fixtures required to machine parts. Your training will make you proficient in metal machining operations and planning procedures, and you’ll be able to demonstrate practical machining techniques in accordance with engineering drawing specifications.

Topics of study include Computer Numerical Control (CNC) programming; Computer Assisted Manufacturing (CAM) software; precision measuring devices including a CMM; precision CNC mills, and precision CNC turning; blueprint reading; and applied shop mathematics.

Estimated Program Costs & Potential Earnings

Median Wage


*based on EMSI Occupational Employment Statistics

Potential Careers

CNC Technician
CNC Programmer
CNC Machinist
CNC Operator
Machine Tool Operator

Career Pathway

Previous education and work experience could qualify for Credit for Prior Learning saving you time and money. Find out more about what may apply to this program.
Computer Numeric Control Technician
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