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Machining/Computerized Numerical Control

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The Machining/Computerized Numerical Control program provides students the practical and general education experiences needed to enter the machine trades profession.

Job Opportunities

  • Metal Finisher
  • CNC Machinist
  • CNC Operator
  • Quality Inspector


  • National Institute for Metal Working Skills (NIMS)
  • Manufacturing Skills Standards Council (MSSC)

Program Learning Outcomes

1. Recognize safety hazards and potential safety issues and apply safe work practices and procedures in accordance with OSHA standards to safely handle tools, personal protective equipment, and a variety of materials used in manufacturing.

2. Apply mathematical and geometrical concepts and procedures to measure basic manufacturing shapes using metric units.

3. Communicate effectively, through both written and verbal form, in workplace scenarios using appropriate technical information within cultural and professional relationship contexts.

4. Analyze a product for the purposes of the following: identifying the manufacturing process used; identifying similar products that could be manufactured from the same process; identifying the type of materials used; and to conduct reverse engineering processes.

Programs of Study

For additional information, contact Academic Advising at (501) 812-2220 or e-mail [email protected].

Mailing Address

University of Arkansas – Pulaski Technical College
School of Technical and Professional Studies
3000 West Scenic Drive
North Little Rock, AR 72118