We Proudly Present CNC and Robotic Manufacturing Technology Graduate Zafolyn Foreman

We Proudly Present CNC and Robotic Manufacturing Technology Graduate Zafolyn Foreman
DATE On September 16, 2021

“Dream big—it's never too late,” says Rockford Career College graduate Zafolyn Foreman. By enrolling in our CNC and robotic manufacturing technology program, Zafolyn proved that attaining her dream was possible. We are extremely proud of Zafolyn for studying hard, graduating from the program, and beginning her new career!

What You Learn in a CNC and Robotic Manufacturing Technology Program

For each graduate of a program, we highlight three different courses. During the program, Zafolyn took courses such as: Basic Machining, Mechanical Design and Producibility, and Introduction to CNC/CAD Turning and Milling.

In these courses, she learned about:

  • The basics of machining, including work holding, milling, drilling, speed rates, chip loads, basic fixture design, basic CNC concepts, inspection of machined features, basic shop etiquette, and safety
  • The concepts and importance of design as well as the calculation of tolerance stackups
  • Automated design (CAD) and automated machining (CNC) concepts utilized in the manufacturing of machined parts, including G-Code programming, solid modelling, 2D and 3D blueprints, part holding, programming, and processing of machined parts

How Our Graduate Became a CNC Machinist

Like Zafolyn, you too could become a CNC machinist in just a matter of months and start your career journey in this interesting and necessary profession. Through hands-on training in our lab, you could prepare for a career in automotive manufacturing, engineering, aviation manufacturing, or one of many other industries. Our staff and faculty are ready to assist you with everything from completing the enrollment process to connecting with local employers. We also offer financial aid to those who qualify!

Rockford Career College's CNC and Robotic Manufacturing Technology Program at a Glance

Program Length: 10 months
Learning Environment: 100% of this program is taught on campus
Lead Instructor for CNC and Robotic Manufacturing Technology 
Job Outlook: 22% increase in the U.S. projected from 2019-20291

Find out more about our CNC and robotic manufacturing technology program today. Call 888.680.6682 or submit the Request Information form on our website. We are ready to help you achieve your professional dream, no matter how big it may seem!

1 National Center for O*NET Development. Illinois Employment Trends: 51-9162.00 - Computer Numerically Controlled Tool Programmers.  O*NET OnLine.  Retrieved May 24, 2021, from https://www.onetonline.org/link/localtrends/51-9162.00?st=IL&g=Go

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