Adult student working on a CNC machine

CNC Machining/Programming

  • Precision Machining Program equipment

    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 class will be held at the Batavia CTE Center. Participants will be responsible for their own transportation. The Batavia CTE Center is located at 8250 State Street Road, Batavia NY 14020. Program participants will receive 88 hours of classroom instruction. The projected dates are March 3 – May 21, 2020. The classes will meet Tuesday – Thursday from 5:00-9:00 pm. Classroom instruction will consist of lecture 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

    The program fee is $1,500.

    The prerequisite for CNC Machining/Programming is Print Reading and Shop Math.  This course is offered on February 4-27 from 6-9 p.m. The cost is $250 for nine sessions.

    If interested, please call John Cima (585) 344-7720. Depending on interest, a similar class may be offered at our Mount Morris Campus.