CNC Machinist is offered at the Kirtland M-TEC site in Gaylord.
Median Salary: $50,580
Job Growth Outlook 2014-24: 7%
The median annual wage for career opportunities from this program with a certificate, according to the US Department of Labor and Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Lots more money; very little time
If you’re not making the money you know you could, a certificate could be the ticket. It’s not too late to learn a new trade or upgrade your skills. It’s time to fit some training into your life.
CNC means Computer Numerically Controlled, and Kirtland’s CNC certificate means you’ll be ready to program tools in metal and plastic manufacturing — and develop skills valuable in several different trades fields.. The median salary for people in this field is $47,500 a year.
Businesses need certified CNC experts every day. There is no end in sight to demand for the skills you’d gain with an associate’s degree or a certificate through Kirtland Community College’s M-TEC in Gaylord.
Who does well in it?
People who are:
able to see the big picture
motivated by fixing problems
What would you do?
service CNC systems
Be a certified CNC expert
Instructors at the M-TEC in Gaylord are experienced, industry-trained electrical engineers or master electricians with experience in all CNC-related applications. They will share their experience and deliver an individual training program that will allow you to grow and thrive in a CNC career — and at the very least, make more money than where you work right now.
When you choose Kirtland’s CNC program, you will study from the National Center for Construction Education and Research curriculum. Plus, you’ll have the chance to hone your skills doing valuable internships and service-learning projects with local contractors.
Our specialized lab has modern equipment so you’ll be ready for whatever you may encounter in the field. Your skills and certificate will make you a very valuable employee — and worth more money. In the classroom and then in the lab you will learn everything necessary to have you ready to tackle this extremely specialized field that’s expanding every day.
Where would you work?
for a contractor
Licensing requirements for employment
State licensing or Industry Certification is not required for employment in this occupational area but it may be available and useful to strengthen a student’s application for positions. Please see a faculty member for more information about certifications.