Mazak CNC Technician (BP) Advanced Technical Certificate

Overview and Award Outcomes

Overview

Mazak CNC (Computer Numerical Control) Technicians are machinists who are experienced in the use of the Mazak brand machine and control system to create parts. Mazak machines are used to make a variety of machined parts for many industries, including but not limited to medical, aerospace, defense, agricultural and automotive. Mazak Technicians have a strong background in machining skills, including tool selection, speeds and feeds, material machinability characteristics, blueprint reading, parts inspection and the use of Mazatrol. Mastery of Mazatrol conversational programming language allows technicians to create accurate machine-readable codes quickly and efficiently. 

Prerequisite: Graduation from or concurrent enrollment in a 2-year machine tool program or a minimum of 2 years of related work experience.

 

 

Award Outcomes

Demonstrate Mazatrol programming system operation

Operate Mazak control panel 

Operate equipment safely

Interpret blueprints/drawings

Program machining center parts using Mazatrol

Program turning center parts using Mazatrol

Program mill parts with CAM software

Machine Mazak lathe parts 

Machine Mazak mill parts 

Apply precision measurement techniques.

Inspect machined parts for tolerance requirements.

Demonstrate team work

Career Opportunities

Program Requirements

Technical Studies Required 20 Credits

Course NumberCourse TitleCourse Credits
MACH1140Introduction to CNC

3

MACH2400CNC Setup and Operation

3

MACH2410CAD/CAM

3

MACH2420Blueprint Reading II for Machinists

2

MACH2520Mazak CNC Mazatrol Programming

3

MACH2525Mazak CNC Turning Center

3

MACH2530Mazak CNC Machining Center

3

General Education Required 0 Credits

Course NumberCourse TitleCourse Credits

General Education Elective 0 Credits

Course NumberCourse TitleCourse Credits

Technical Studies Elective 0 Credits

Course NumberCourse TitleCourse Credits

Total Associate in Applied Science Degree Credits 20

Course NumberCourse TitleCourse Credits

Semester Sequence

Offered at Brooklyn Park Only

First Semester

Course NumberCourse TitleCourse Credits
MACH1140Introduction to CNC

3

MACH2400CNC Setup and Operation

3

MACH2420Blueprint Reading II for Machinists

2

MACH2520Mazak CNC Mazatrol Programming

3

Total Credits  11

Second Semester

Course NumberCourse TitleCourse Credits
MACH2410CAD/CAM

3

MACH2525Mazak CNC Turning Center

3

MACH2530Mazak CNC Machining Center

3

Total Credits  9

Graduation (20 Credits)

Semester listings reflect the recommended sequence.  Due to circumstances beyond our control, the information herein is subject to change without notice.

 

6/19/2019 : BP 4312 / EP