Bakersfield College

Manufacturing and Machine Technology

Computer Numerical Control Programming

Job Skills Certificate

This certificate covers the principles of set-up, operation and programming of computer numerical control (CNC) lathes and milling machines. Career opportunities include CNC Machinist CNC Programmer and CNC Operator.

To Achieve the Job Skills Certificate

Upon completion of the following courses with at least a ‘C’ grade in each course, the student will be awarded a Computer Numerical Control Programming Job Skills Certificate.

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, the student will:

  • demonstrate proficiency in technical skills and safety principles required for industrial employment.
  • demonstrate problem solving skills used in industrial design and product development.
  • demonstrate a deep understanding of the core material required for transfer to a four year university program or for certification in the department programs.

Total Units: 6


Required Core Courses

Course # Name Units
MFGT B2 CNC Lathe Programming & Operation 3.0
MFGT B3 CNC Mill Programming 3.0
Kern Community College District