RIGHT SKILLS NOW FOR MANUFACTURING (CNC)

PROGRAM PLACEMENT RATE: 100%

Annual Average SALARY: $53,230

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Experience Manufacturing at Dunwoody

The Right Skills Now for Manufacturing program was designed as a partnership between the President’s Jobs Council, the manufacturing industry, and Dunwoody College to address the current shortage of CNC operators. Graduating from this program prepares you to enter the industry as entry-level manual OR CNC machine tool operator. Upon completion of the classroom training, you will be required to complete to complete a minimum of six weeks of a paid internship. Dunwoody helps students make connections with companies.

Dunwoody’s leading curriculum is closely aligned with standards set forth by the National Institute of Metalworking Skills (NIMS)

In combination with your core curriculum, you will also take Arts & Sciences courses. Through these courses, you will enhance your communication, mathematics and critical thinking skills, making you a valuable asset in the job market.

Credits earned in the Right Skills Now program can be applied as first-semester transfer credits for the Machine Tool Technology, Engineering Drafting & Design, or Welding & Metal Fabrication programs.

Dunwoody’s Right Skills Now for Manufacturing program features:

  • Training in Solidworks, MasterCAM, and CREO software.
  • Access to Dunwoody’s Engineering Materials, Mechanics and Metrology Lab where students are trained on coordinate measurement machines, a microscope and optical measurement software, CNC simulators, 3D printers, MTS tensile and compression testers, and inspection tools like micrometers, calipers, and gage blocks.
  • Access to Dunwoody’s Machine Shop featuring Bridgeport vertical mills, bandsaws, pedestal grinders, surface grinders, a horizontal saw, manual lathes, Haas CNC vertical mills, Haas CNC turning centers, a Sodick wire EDM, and a Charmilles sinker EDM.
  • Resume-building experiences through the College’s student clubs and organizations.

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