Advanced Machine Tool Technology / CNC - Certificate of Achievement

Program Info

Year Established
Program Code
Degree Type
Certificate of Achievement
Office Contact
School of Business, Entrepreneurship, and Professional Development: 313-845-9645,, Technology Bldg, Room: E-211
Faculty Contact
Guy Pizzino: 313-845-6331,, Technology Bldg, Room: E-117B

Program Description


Provides students with the opportunity to improve and build on current skills and knowledge of CNC. Students receive training on the latest equipment used in the modern business environment, and successful students have the opportunity to develop an advanced-level of proficiency in the use and application of CNC equipment.

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this program, students should be able to:

  1. Develop knowledge of career opportunities and demonstrate the requisite entry level machining and measurement skills for the Manufacturing Industry.
  2. Practice safe work habits in an industrial manufacturing environment.
  3. Create a basic or complex part on non-computerized industry standard machining and turning equipment.
  4. Create complete complex parts on computer controlled machining centers.
  5. Create complete complex parts on computer controlled turning centers.
  6. Utilize quality control concepts to identify root cause part discrepancies.
  7. Synthesize information using numerical control software to complete three-dimensional parts on computer controlled milling and turning centers.
Career Opportunities

The courses required for this certificate are all accepted towards an associate degree to improve a student’s employability. The certificate can be used as a building block toward an Associate’s Degree in Science.

Requirements are subject to change. The information represented here is effective starting Fall 2017 and applies to the current catalog year. If you were admitted prior to this year, please check your requirements under the My Progress section of HFC Self Service.