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Manual Machining and CNC Milling

Manual Machining training consist of surface finishing; lathe, mill and surface grinder operations; heat treatment and mold making. CNC Milling consist of machine setup, programming formats, control functions, program editing, part production, and inspection.

Manual Machining 

Machining CNCCVCC’s Workforce Development Innovation Center is pleased to present an introductory manual machining and mold making class. This is sixty hours of hands-on manual machining instruction that includes surface preparation, lathe, mill and surface grinder operation, heat treatment and mold making and repair. Class instruction is provided at CVCC’s machine shop classroom.

Instruction Includes:  

  • Print Reading and GD&T Training (Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing)
  • Surface Finishing – Filing, stoning and polishing.
  • Shop Measurements – dial indicators, height Gages, gage blocks, sine plate/bar.
  • Basic Manual Machining – Lathe, Mill and Surface Grinder
  • Heat Treatment (O2 and A2) – temper, anneal, hardness testing.
  • Mold Making

Classes are scheduled each semester on Monday and Wednesday evenings from 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Cost is $1200 per person. Contact us at (828) 327-7000, ext. 4294 for more information or to register.


Introduction to CNC Milling 

This course introduces the manual programming, setup and operation of CNC machine centers. Topics include programming formats, control functions, program editing, part production, and inspection. Upon completion, students will be able to manufacture simple parts using CNC machine centers.

Classes are scheduled each semester on Monday and Wednesday evenings from 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Cost is $1200 per person. Contact us at (828) 327-7000, ext. 4294 for more information or to register.