Industrial Laser Operator - Machine Tool


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.

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Industrial Laser Operator - Machine Tool 8 Credit Certificate

Formats Offered

On-Campus Availability

  • Wausau Fully Available
  • Antigo -
  • Medford -
  • Phillips -
  • Spencer -
  • Wittenberg -

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certificate Outcomes

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

Course List

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Course List

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