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CIM Right Skills Now - Certificate

23 Credits
Degree Description

This is an entry-level certificate, providing a pathway to the longer Computer Integrated Machining Diploma and A.A.S. degree.  It provides an introduction to multiple elements of CNC production, including working with engineering drawings, CNC programming, lathe turning, vertical milling, and grinding.  Additionally, there will be an internship component to the program thus making the program a Right Skills Now academic award.  While earning this certificate, learners will have the opportunity to receive national credentials from the National Institute for Metalworking Skills (NIMS).

Program Learning Outcomes:

  1. Operate industry-specific computer software
  2. Demonstrate computer machining skills
  3. Demonstrate safe machining practices
  4. Produce quality machined parts
  5. Evaulate the quality of machined parts against industry standards

Offered on the Faribault and North Mankato Campuses
The course requirements listed below are specific to the 2017-2018 school year. If you need to view the program from previous years view our Catalog Archive.

Required Technical Courses (11 Courses)

Complete the following courses:
CIM 1102 CNC Programming I (2 Credits)
CIM 1103 Lathe Turning I (2 Credits)
CIM 1104 Vertical Milling I (2 Credits)
CIM 1106 Machine Tool Theory I (1 Credit)
CIM 1202 CNC Programming II (3 Credits)
CIM 1203 Lathe Turning II (3 Credits)
CIM 1204 Vertical Milling II (2 Credits)
CIM 1206 Machine Tool Theory II (2 Credits)
CIM 1207 Interpreting Engineering Drawings (2 Credits)
CIM 1150 Machining Computations (2 Credits)
CIM 1107 Internship (2 Credits)
PLEASE NOTE: All program plans are preliminary and curriculum may change without notice. Your catalog of record may have different requirements.