Fastrack CNC Machining – Evenings

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Suncoast Technical College – Sarasota

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     Night school – Fast Track CNC Training

Precision Machining – Feb 16

The Fast Track CNC course will provide basic skills needed to provide you with the end goal of gaining proficiency in  Computer Numerical Control (CNC) operation/machining at a Machinist Setup Operator level.

We are an authorized Haas Technical Education Center – HTEC.  We teach to national standards and our program is accredited by NIMS – the National Institute of Metal Working Skills in Fairfax, Va.

We offer testing and national certification in (8) NIMS- SKILLS credentials.

The State of Florida earned 440 NIMS credentials in 2015

Suncoast Technical College had 107 of them


Course Description: The CNC Machining Operator course is designed to build on the skills and knowledge students learned in the entry level Machinist Helper course.  Students explore career opportunities and requirements of a professional machinist. Content emphasizes knowledge of working in the machining industry. Students study the skills necessary to plan CNC machining operations using a lathe and mill, introduce CAD/CAM processes for lathe and milling operations, and set-up and program a CNC machine for lathe and milling operations. The students goal will be the ability to earn (1) NIMS Safety/Measurement Credential, (2) NIMS CNC Operation Credentials. Advanced Students will also have the ability to earn (2) more NIMS CNC setup and programming credentials. Good course for apprentice machinists who need CNC Training or CNC machinists that need advanced training. We teach CNC G-Code on Haas and Fanuc Controllers.

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Fast Track needs a prerequisite of STC entry level OCP A or equivalent experience

(need 6 months of machining experience)

Weekly schedule

    • 12 hours a week – 2 days x 3.5 (7) hours plus 5 hours as hybrid online
    • Mon & Weds 5:00p – 8:30p – 25 weeks


About cncdude5x

Lead Instructor for Precision Machining & CNC Automation Educational Program at Suncoast Technical College -
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