Program Description

This certificate provides a solid foundation in processes specific to laser cutting technology. The certificate is designed to develop the necessary entry-level competencies for work in the production laser industry. All courses within this certificate are designed to be hands-on oriented.

Financial Aid

Not Available

Availability

Courses for this program may be available at a variety of campus locations through multiple modes of delivery if you meet the admission requirements and prerequisites.

80-90 %
at Wausau
70-80 %
at Antigo
20-30 %
at Medford
20-30 %
at Phillips
20-30 %
at Spencer
20-30 %
at Wittenberg
20-30 %
at Online

* Campus and online availability of courses and programs may be subject to change.

Outcomes

Graduates will be able to…

  • Demonstrate good work ethics and teamwork
  • Apply computer technology
  • Interpret blueprints, material specifications and procedures
  • Set up, operate and maintain basic cutting processes to industrial standards
  • Use most current guidelines and safety precautions in all laser cutter laboratory activities

Courses

The Industrial Laser Operator - Machine Tool Certificate is a 7 Credit program. The following is a typical semester breakdown of the courses within the program.

First Term

APPLIED MATHEMATICS 1 2.00
PRINT READING FOR THE MACHINE TRADES 1 2.00

Second Term

WELDING LASER OPERATIONS 1.00
MACHINE TOOL CAD 1.00
MACHINE TOOL CAM PROGRAMMING 1.00

Credit for Prior Learning Available

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Admissions Process

Our application process takes just a few minutes to complete, but we want to make sure you have the things you’ll need on hand to complete the application. We’re here to help if you have any questions while submitting your application.

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What’s Next?

We’ll review your application and let you know if we need anything else. If you’re all set, your acceptance letter will be mailed to you.