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Manufacturing/CNC Machining

An I-BEST Program

In this three-quarter program, students will study in Shoreline's state-of-the art machine shop to learn Computer Numerical Control (CNC) Machining. Students earn industry-recognized certificates. The I-BEST approach to teaching provides one instructor for technical skills, and one to teach math for machining.

Get Started!

  1. Speak with a program navigator and tour the facility 206-533-6657
  2. Explore options for financial assistance .

Three Class Times

Our classes are offered in "Day", "Evening" and "Weekend" time slots.

Day Evening Weekend*
Monday - Thursday
9 a.m. - 3 p.m. 
Monday - Thursday
4 - 10 p.m. 
Friday
5 - 9 p.m.

Saturday - Sunday
8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

* Weekend I-BEST classes are available at both the Shoreline campus and at South Seattle Community College's Georgetown Campus!!

Classes you will take

First Quarter Second Quarter Third Quarter

MFTG 105
Basic Manufacturing

This course covers:

  • Workplace Skills
  • Safety
  • Manual Material Removal
  • Blueprint Reading
  • Pre-Algebra
  • NIMS Certification
    (Measurement, Materials & Safety)

MFTG 106
Intermediate Manufacturing

This course covers:

  • CNC Fundamentals
  • Introduction to CNC Machining
  • GD&T*
  • Algebra & Geometry
  • NIMS Certification
    (CNC Mill Operator)

MFTG 120
Manufacturing Technology Applications

This course covers:

  • CNC Applications
  • Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T)
  • Trigonometry
  • NIMS Certification
    (CNC Lathe Operator)