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CNC Machining for Wood and Plastic

at Hennepin Technical College

Program Details

  • Award: Certificate
  • Credits: 13
  • Delivery: Face-to-face where some online courses may be available or required.
  • WIA Certified

About this Program

The CNC Machining for Wood and Plastics certificate is offered at Hennepin Technical College`s Brooklyn Park Campus. The certificate focuses on training individuals in the operation of numerical controlled equipment used for machining wood, plastic and related material.

Participants will refine skills in creating geometry for component parts using AutoCAD. Manual numerical code generation will be taught to reinforce machine manipulation and program knowledge. Computer Aided Machining (CAM) numerical code generation will be accomplished using Router-CIM software. Basic fixturing, controller manipulation, maintenance, tooling and hands-on part manufacturing will be accomplished using KOMO 408 CNC router.

Program Locations

  • Hennepin Technical College, Brooklyn Park 55445

Labor Market Information

  • Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters

  • Median wage: $17.61/hour-Below the median
  • Employment outlook: Below statewide average
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Hennepin Technical College
Hennepin Technical College
9000 Brooklyn Blvd. Brooklyn Park, MN 55445 Local: (952) 995-1300 Email: