Computer-Integrated Machining

The Computer-Integrated Machining curriculum prepares students with the analytical, creative and innovative skills necessary to take a production idea from an initial concept through design, development, and production, resulting in a finished product.

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Coursework may include manual machining, computer applications, computer-aided machining (CAM), blueprint interpretation, advanced computerized numeric control (CNC) equipment, basic and advanced machining operations, and precision.

Graduates should qualify for employment as machining technicians in high-tech manufacturing, rapid prototyping and rapid-manufacturing industries, specialty machine shops, fabrication industries, and high-tech or emerging industries such as aerospace, aviation, medical, and renewable energy, and to sit for machining certification examinations.

The Stanly Community College Computer Integrated Machining Program is accredited by the National Institute for Metalworking Skills. NIMS is based on industry-written and industry-approved standards. National Institute for Metalworking Skills, 10565 Fairfax Boulevard, Suite 10, Fairfax, VA 22030.,