The Turning Setup and Operation certificate prepares students for a high-demand career in the machine trades. Students learn basic machining through creative and inventive class projects. Instructors teach machine shop expectations, applied math, and a special emphasis on CAD/CAM programming and CNC machining. Turning Setup and Operation students can continue studying at LWTech to complete additional certificates or the Machining Technology Associate (AAS) degree.
Learn more about LWTech's Machining Technology program.
I-BEST Machining Technology Course Sequence and Course Descriptions
What does a Machining career look like in the United States?
The U.S. Department of Labor has an occupational profile for Machinists with information about projected employment, typical wages, and career growth at CareerOneStop.
Explore current, local job postings for Machinists on these popular job search websites:
Ready to talk with an advisor about the I-BEST Introduction to Manual and CNC Machining Certificate? Want to learn more about options to help pay for I-BEST college classes? Request an appointment with an I-BEST advisor by submitting an appointment request form, and an advisor will contact you as soon as possible.
Mon-Fri, 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Mon-Thurs, 6 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Friday, Closed to the public
This website is best viewed in Chrome, Edge, or Firefox