CNC Lathe Production Technician: Online Certificate Program

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This program is a great fit for:

Individuals interested in a career in advanced manufacturing

Recent high school graduates

Current advanced manufacturing workers looking to upskill or grow their career

Elevate your career in advanced manufacturing by earning your CNC Lathe Production Technician Certificate. Acquire the specialized skills required to excel in the cutting-edge field of CNC lathe operation and production. You’ll become a crucial contributor in streamlining manufacturing processes and upholding top-tier quality standards. Earn your certificate online and witness a transformative career shift in just 6 to 12 months.

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Course length

10 weeks

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Weekly time commitment

20 hours

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With your Computer Numerical Control (CNC) Lathe Production Technician Certificate, you’ll gain access to top aerospace manufacturing jobs. During the program, you’ll learn to turn raw materials into the finished products used in commercial, automotive, medical and aerospace products. From simple bolts of steel to titanium bone screws for orthopedic implants, CNC lathe production technicians help create it all. Jumpstart your fulfilling, rewarding manufacturing career today.

Why Choose Siena Heights University?

Siena Heights University’s Workforce Development certificate programs were built to meet the needs of modern-day students. You can start learning as soon as today and be on the path to a fulfilling new career in just a few weeks or months.

Online and self-paced coursework

Affordable tuition

Fulfilling, flexible job opportunities

Industry-leading credentials

Clinicals included (if necessary)

Certificates matched to industry demands

Aerospace engineering technologists and technicians in Michigan earn an average salary of $63,220 per year.

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

Is this CNC Lathe Production Technician Certificate Program right for me? 

  • Do you have a keen interest in manufacturing and an innate drive to solve interesting problems?  
  • Are you searching for a career path that lets you join the workforce in a relatively short amount of time?  
  • Are you eager to acquire hands-on skills and apply them in a manufacturing environment?  
  • Can you thrive in a dynamic setting, where adaptability and quick thinking are key?  
  • Does the idea of working collaboratively with a team excite you?  
  • Are you meticulous, with a knack for working with your hands and with heavy machinery? 

Career Paths

CNC Machinist
CNC Programmer
CNC Operator
Manufacturing Technician
Quality Control Inspector (CNC)