Computer Numerical Control

at Ridgewater College

Program Details

  • Award: Certificate
  • Credits: 11
  • Delivery: Face-to-face
  • WIA Certified

About this Program

Numerical Control Technician students spend the first year in basic machine shop. Second year students concentrate on manual programming, computer assisted programming, set-up, and operating computerized numerical control equipment. An emphasis is placed on CAM and learning tooling and programming practices used in the industry.

Program Locations

  • Ridgewater College, Hutchinson 55350

Labor Market Information

  • Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) Machine Tool Programmers
  • Median wage:$24.67/hour-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Well above statewide average
  • Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators
  • Median wage:$18.07/hour-Below the median
  • Employment outlook: Well above statewide average
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Ridgewater College
Ridgewater College
2101 15th Ave NW Willmar, MN 56201 Toll-Free: (800) 722-1151 Local: (320) 222-5200 TTY: (800) 627-3529