Online Certificate

CNC Lathe Production Technician

Computer numerical control (CNC) lathe production technicians transform raw materials into finished products used in commercial, automotive, medical, and aerospace products.

This Program Is a Great Fit For

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Working Adults

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Aspiring Advanced Manufacturing Professionals

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Recent high school graduates

About the CNC Lathe Production Technician Certificate

Course length

10 weeks

Weekly time commitment

20 hours

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CNC lathe production technicians produce parts that range from simple bolts of steel to titanium bone screws for orthopedic implants. CNC lathe production technicians work from blueprints, or computer-aided design (CAD), and computer-aided manufacturing (CAM) files. They set up and operate CNC machine tools, monitor the feed rate and speed of machines, and measure, examine, and test completed products for defects.

Regional Data (North Carolina)

A CNC Tool Operator in the state of North Carolina can earn an average of $47,980 per year.

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics


Career Paths 


CNC Machinist


CNC Programmer


CNC Operator


Manufacturing Technician


Quality Control Inspector (CNC)

How Much Does a CNC Lathe Production Technician Certificate Cost?

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*This advertised payment is for qualified applicants who choose the 18-month financing option. Other payment options available. Minimum deposit of $200 required to enroll.