Adult student working on a CNC machine

CNC Machining/Programming

  • Precision Machining Program 

    In today’s economy, individuals seeking a career in advanced manufacturing require marketable skills. The Genesee Valley BOCES has created a machining program to prepare qualified people for entry-level positions and a career path in CNC machining. Program participants will receive approximately 88 hours of classroom instruction and on-site experience, which will enhance their skills and employability.

    This training program will be offered at the Genesee Valley BOCES Batavia Campus, located at 8250 State Street Road, Batavia, NY 14020. Classroom instruction will consist of lectures and hands-on instruction covering the general use of the basic components of a mill and lathe. Common fixtures, cutting tools, and tool holders will be covered.

    Students will study blueprint reading and use precision measuring devices.

    Key Areas of the Machining Trade Include:

    • Introduction to CNC Tools and Programming

    • Calculating Speeds and Feeds

    • Setting Tool Offsets

    • Shop Safety

    • CNC Programming Structure G & M Code

    • CNC Machine Shop

    • CNC Mill

    • CNC Lathe

    • Shop Math and Print Reading Review

     A new program start date will be announced soon.  Please check this webpage for updates and more program information.

    The prerequisite for CNC Machining/Programming is Print Reading and Shop Math.  

    If interested, please call John Cima at (585) 344-7720.