Bakersfield College

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.

To Transfer Coursework 
A minimum of 6 semester units in the major with a grade of ‘C’ or better while maintaining a minimum grade point average of at least 2.0 in all California State University transferable coursework.

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 Courses

Course Number Course Title Units
MFGT B2 CNC Lathe Programming & Operation 3.0
MFGT B3 CNC Mill Programming 3.0

**The courses and unit values on this page are representative of the typical values and courses required by this program. They are taken from the most current catalog, and therefore may not be accurate for the degree or certificate requirements for some students, depending on your year of catalog rights. Please refer to your appropriate catalog or see a counselor for accurate degree requirements.

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