Introduction to Manual and CNC Machining, I-BEST

LWTech Accounting Assistant I-BEST programCertificate Information and Schedule

  • Certificate Length: 2 Quarters
  • Credits: 38
  • I-BEST Start Dates: Fall and Spring Quarters (Daytime)

The I-BEST Introduction to Manual and CNC Machining certificate prepares students for a high-demand career in the machine trades. I-BEST students learn basic machining through creative and inventive class projects. Instructors teach machine shop expectations, applied math, and a special emphasis on CAD/CAM programming and CNC machining. I-BEST Manual and CNC Machining students can continue studying at LWTech to complete additional certificates or the Machining Technology Associate (AAS) degree.

Learn more about LWTech's Machining Technology program

I-BEST Intro to Manual and CNC Machining Course Sequence

To read course descriptions, see the online College Catalog page for the I-BEST Introduction and Manual and CNC Machining.

Employment and Wages

What does a Machining career look like in the United States? 

The U.S. Department of Labor has an occupational profile for Machinists with information about projected employment, typical wages, and career growth at CareerOneStop.

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