Program at a Glance
Design a Brighter Future in CNC Milling and Operations
Our Machining certification courses are designed to teach hands-on mastery of machining skills to earn credentials from the National Institute of Metalworking Skills (NIMS). NIMS certifications are the industry standard in machining. Each NIMS credential you earn represents a collection of demonstrated high-value technical skills in each occupational area of machining.
Why Choose Germanna
All machining certification courses are taught onsite at the state-of-the-art New Pathways Tech Machinist School on the Carver Center Complex in Rapidan.
By earning these credentials, you gain a competitive edge when applying for jobs. Already working in the industry? These certifications equate to advancement and higher pay. Plus, you walk away with sought-after skills to help build a secure and rewarding life-long career.
Career Options for a Credentialed CNC Milling Operator
- CNC Tool Programmers
- Lathe and Turning Machine Tool Setters and Operators
- Milling and Planing Machine Setters and Operators
- Machine Tool Setters and Operators
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What You'll Learn
- Measurement, Materials, and Safety
- Job Planning, Bench Work and Layout
- Manual Milling Skills
- Turning Between Centers
- CNC Mill Operations
- Programming, Setup and Operations