May 17 - Sept. 22 ; meets Mondays & Wednesday weekly 4-8 p.m.
Heartland Career Center, 79 S 200 W, Wabash, IN
Scholarships courtesy of Grow Wabash County partners available to cover costs.
Offered by Ivy Tech Community College
This course provides an introduction to the theory of programming Computerized Numerical Controls for industrial metalworking machines. Participants will study terminology of coordinates, cutter paths, angle cutting, and linear/circular interpolation. Related machining practices in milling will be covered, and shop mathematics will be introduced and applied for fractions/decimals, metrics, geometry, calculating formulas and trigonometry. This course also incorporates blueprint reading for interpreting working drawings used in the trade.
Participants will have hands-on training and demonstrations on CNC machining equipment while developing competencies in both the operation and basic programming of equipment controls.
The course prepares students to sit for the NIMS Operator – Mill certification, which is included.
Apply for scholarships at www.growwabashcounty.com/trainingscholarship
- Eligibility includes state residency, a high school diploma (or equivalent), and no degree past high school.
For questions or to register contact Heather Vance (Ivy Tech) at firstname.lastname@example.org
or via phone at 260-355-9462.