FREE CNC Operator Training Program

HFCC's M-TEC Division, in partnership with Macomb Community College and the U.S. Dept. of Labor, is now accepting applications for a third Computer Numerical Control (CNC) Operator Training Program.
Applications for this program are due Sept. 16, 2011. This program will begin in late September/early October.

This FREE CNC Operator Training Program for the unemployed and/or veterans in our region is a six-week accelerated training program geared toward teaching students the basics of CNC machine tools through practical usage and operation in HFCC's CNC laboratory.

The CNC Operator Program will cover operations, tool set-up and work set-up of both CNC Turning and Milling Centers. Instruction will be delivered through lecture and extensive laboratory activities. After successful course completion, students will be prepared for both the written exam and laboratory activities of the CNC Level 1 certificate endorsed by the Haas Technical Education Council.

To participate in the CNC Operator Program, participants must be 

  • Unemployed and/or a veteran; 
  • Available Monday through Thursday 8 a.m. - 3 p.m. for the six-week course;  
  • Have high school level computer and math skills;
  • Able to lift up to 50 lbs. and able to stand for a minimum of four (4) hours at a time; and
  • Have a minimum of two years experience machining on manual mills and /or lathes.

Interested individuals may obtain applications by visiting or by contacting Arlicia Summerville at 313-317-6607, or via e-mail at The class will begin late September/ early October and applications will be received through Sept. 16, 2011. All applicants will receive notification of their acceptance status shortly thereafter Sept. 16.

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