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All I want for Christmas CNC
All I Want for Christmas

I know what I want for Christmas!  This beautiful Christmas tree surrounded by presents.  This was made by a student in our Computer Numeric Control (CNC) and Robotic Manufacturing Technology Diploma Program
 
Nearly any material can be input into a CNC machine, including plastics, metals, foam, wood, and more. Learn how to correctly transform the right starting material into a perfect finished product.
 
Now, what do you want to create? Enroll in our 10-month program where if you can image it, you can create it.
 

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CNC Program Trophy Process
Where Did They Get the Spectacular Trophies

Where did they get the spectacular trophies awarded to cars at the Tamale Fest?   Rockford Career College!  Tamale Fest organizers worked with Ryan Bradley, Lead Instructor of the CNC (Computer Numeric Control) Program.  With the help of students, they designed the trophies on the computer, and then produced them on the CNC Mill. The trophies were made from aluminum and brass.  What projects could you design?  Jewelry, parts for the space shuttle, or gears for a car?  The possibilities are seemingly endless!

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We need YOU to help us meet the demand for trained CNC technicians!
We need YOU to help us meet the demand for trained CNC technicians!

Our Career Services Department is unable to fill all the requests for trained CNC machinists.*  Can you start training to help meet this demand? You could complete the program in just 10 months and be ready to fill one of the jobs available.

Please call us today at 888.680.6682.  We are giving priority scheduling to CNC candidates and we will do our best to get your paperwork done and approved for the April start. 

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Epidemic of CNC Machinists Breakout of RCC
Epidemic of CNC Machinists Breakout of RCC

Admit it – you don’t know what a CNC machinist does, but the title alone sounds impressive and makes you want to be one! CNC stands for Computer Numerical Control and has been around since the 1970’s. Though most people have never heard this term, most people have dealt with CNC on almost a daily basis.
 

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Computer Numeric Control: An Industry In High Demand

The demand for CNC machinists is on the rise, thanks to advancements in the field and a lack of skilled workers trained for these positions. Learning CNC means learning how to use computer-controlled machines or robots in order to make or assemble products, among other possible uses.  
 

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CNC Robotic Manufacturing Program | Rockford Career College
Rockford Campus Offers New CNC Robotic Manufacturing Program

Rockford Career College, which has been serving Illinois since 1862, is hosting an open house and grand opening to introduce a new program designed to give students a head start in the manufacturing world.
 

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