This technical certificate utilizes four essential core courses used in
the Mechanical Design & Fabrication AAS degree. The CNC
Machinist Certificate reflects the culmination of those learned skills
and proficiencies that allow a student to set-up and operate CNC
machinery and turning centers at the entry level. The core courses
provide training on a Haas VF-2 Mill, a Haas TL-1 Lathe, and on a
CNC plasma cutter. Complete the requirements for this certificate to
get a head start in the field as a CNC Machinist. There are many
employment opportunities in the local and regional area in this field
While working on your classes you may choose to co-op to gain valuable working experiences as you learn. In addition you are building a solid foundation for the companion two-year AAS degree in Mechanical Design & Fabrication. In short, this technical certificate can be completed in one semester allowing you to start a new career within a short amount of time. All the courses used in the CNC Machinist Technical Certificate are also applicable to the Mechanical Design & Fabrication AAS degree. Additional skills you will learn are aircraft sheet metal riveting; metal fabrication; manual machining and production; and MIG, TIG, and gas welding. The goal of this certificate program is to certify current technology entry level skills in the machining and fabrication industry.
*If applicable, any documents related to this program of study can be found listed under the Documents section on this web page.
*We strongly encourage you to contact the Pensacola State Engineering Tech Programs Department for assistance in planning your program of study.