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CNC Machine Operator- MEC 212

Training is taught in a blended format of classroom, lab, and an additional online learning component.

Become a CNC Machine Operator and begin to open doors to the world of computerized machining.

Long Island companies are in high-demand of qualified CNC Machine Operators.

Machining students will be offered the opportunity to earn both the NIMS CNC Mill Operator 1 and Lathe Operator 1 certificate, the nationally recognized National Institute for Metalworking Skills certification. $3895.00 

Monday/Wednesday - 5:30p.m. - 9:30p.m.
alternating Saturdays - 8:30a.m. - 5:30p.m.
September 8 - December 22, 2021

CRN: 98203
Tuesdays/Thursdays - 5:30p.m. - 9:30p.m.
alternating Saturdays - 8:30a.m. - 5:30p.m.
September 2 - December 23, 2021


G-Code for CNC Programming

Lathe and Mill Programming Classes G-Code Programming

Students will learn to use the language to operate CNC machinery such as mills and lathes. Simulators will be utilized to learn and perform the programming tasks. Requirement: basic shop math. $400.00

G-Code for CNC Mill (MEC 115)

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Saturdays, 8:30a.m. - 4:30p.m.

G-Code for CNC lathe (MEC 120)

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Saturdays, 8:30a.m. - 4:30p.m.

Mastercam 2021 (MEC 136)

A computer-aided manufacturing software most commonly used by machine technology professionals. This course will cover creating 2D drawings and part programming using Mastercam to create CNC code for machining centers. $495

March 30 - May 3, 2021
Monday/Wednesday, 5:30pm - 8:30pm

Advanced Mastercam 2021(MEC146)

This course will cover 3D Solids creation from 2D wireframe geometry, 2D High Speed Dynamic tool-paths and its uses, basic plane creation and manipulation. This is an advanced Mastercam course for students who already have taken Mastercam (MEC136) or have previous Mastercam experience. $495

May 10 – June 16, 2021
Mondays/Wednesdays, 5:30pm - 8:30pm


You may register at Suffolk County Community College for the CNC courses in the same way that you can register for any other course: by coming to any of the three campuses and registering in person or online.

New students registering online, must follow the new non-degree student application procedure before registering. Use this form only if you have never attended or applied to Suffolk County Community College, and you wish to take classes without being admitted to a degree program. Prior applicants can register immediately online.

If applying in-person, go to the Registrar department or go directly to the Advanced Manufacturing Training Center located in the Sally Ann Slacke building, room 130.

Tuition Payment Plan available, please contact us for details.