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Career Area: Manufacturing
Technical Diploma
Program Number: 30-420-1
Approximately Less Than 1 Year to Complete
This is based on full-time enrollment. Actual time to completion may vary based on the availability of courses a college offers and the number of credits the student takes in any given time period.
Credit Program
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CNC Machine training

Basic Machining Careers

Recent Wisconsin job postings for this degree:

  • Machinist
  • CNC Operator
  • Computer Control Operator

Average Median Wage


Basic Machining Programs

This technical diploma uses hands-on activities, creativity and problem-solving in the machine trades area of manufacturing. Students will learn the basic operations of machine tools found in the industry. This program fully ladders into the Machine Tool Operation and Machine Tool Technics Technical Diplomas.


Basic Machining Part of a Career Pathway Program Transfers Offered completely online Shared Program
Northcentral Basic Machining at Northcentral