What will I learn?

The Machinist/CNC Technology program is designed to provide students with the skills necessary to gain employment in the manufacturing industry. The first year of the program will focus on skills used in a modern machine shop: machine shop math, blueprint reading, and conventional machine tool theory and lab. The last year offers advanced conventional machining and specialized training in CNC theory with introduction to CAD/CAM and procedures in quality control.

Each required course for graduation must be completed with a grade of 2.0 or higher before proceeding to the next quarter.

Learning Outcomes

  • Operate a variety of CNC machines.
  • Set up tooling for CNC machining operations.
  • Perform quality control functions to ensure part compliance with required specification.
  • Interpret blueprints.
  • Possess knowledge of their role as an employee and factors that are critical to the company’s success.

Which department am I in?

Community Colleges of Spokane

Study options

Full Time (114-129 credit hours)

Tuition fees
USD $3,190.45 is for Academic Quarter approximation of tuition and fees for students attending full-time (15 credits), fall to spring (not including summer quarter) for 2019-2020.
Start date

Expected September 2021

Venue

Spokane Community College

1810 N Greene Street,

SPOKANE,

Washington,

99217, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students must have the following: 16 years old by program start date; Completion of 10th grade (or equivalent); High school transcripts with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher in grades 9 and 10

For international students

Students must have the following:

  • 16 years old by program start date
  • Completion of 10th grade (or equivalent)
  • High school transcripts with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher in grades 9 and 10

English Proficiency Requirements:

  • IELTS score of overall 5.5 with all bands at 5.0 or higher;
  • TOEFL score of 61 for iBT, 500 for PBT, 197 for CBT;
  • ITEP Academic Level 4.0;
  • PTE score of 43 or higher;
  • Cambridge score of C or higher.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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