Program Overview

Computer-Integrated Machining - Basic Machining Certificate

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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.

Coursework may include manual machining, computer applications, engineering design, computer-aided drafting (CAD), computer-aided machining (CAM), blueprint interpretation, advanced computerized numeric control (CNC) equipment, basic and advanced machining operations, precision measurement and high-speed multi-axis machining.

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.
Next Application Deadline is Mar 11

Estimated Tuition & Fees

$1216.00

Location

Main Campus

Credit Hours

15

Program Stats

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Average Salary

$40,000
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Average Class Size

16
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Estimated Completion Time

8 months

Current and Upcoming Course Offerings

Course Number Title Credit Hours
CIS-110 Introduction to Computers 3
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“The machining program is really fun. It can be hard, but I like the challenge and this is a great field to be in. The instructors at Durham Tech do more than teach, they really care about the students.”

—Hannah Ephraim