Manufacturing Technologies: CNC Programmer/CATIA Certificate

Provide students with the knowledge and understanding of CATIA for employment advancement as a CNC (Computer Numerical Control) Programmer in the manufacturing industry.

Certificate Info at a Glance

Type: Certificate

Approx. # of Quarters: 3

Estimated Cost: $4,007.36

Admission Dates: Instructor permission

Students will develop proficiencies in basic to more advanced functions of CATIA including: organization and navigation of model and assembly functions, managing profiles, saving parts in a CATIA environment, creating simple and complex parts and assemblies, understanding of CATIA’s product hierarchy principles, and utilization of different tools and techniques for designing products using a variety materials. Students will also develop skills in programming, preparing, and operating CNC machining centers. Students will utilize knowledge in blueprint reading, shop math, precision measuring, and CAD/CAM (Computer-Aided Drawing & Computer-Aided Machining) to interpret data from CATIA and evaluate machining codes to manufacture designed products.

This program is approximately three quarters in length, depending on the time students need to satisfactorily complete all certificate requirements.

Program Requirements

Catalog # Course Name Credits
MCH 202 Introduction to CNC 7
MCH 201 CATIA I 5
MCH 211 Intermediate CNC 10
MCH 203 CATIA II 3
MCH 216 Advanced CNC 12
MCH 206 CATIA III 3
  Total Credits for Completion 40

Optional Course

Catalog # Course Name Credits
MCH 240 Training & Practice 1-15

Note: MCH, Training & Practice, is designed for specific skills enhancement with the purpose of re-entering the manufacturing workforce. Mutually agreed-upon goals will be set and paid for at an hourly rate.