CNC Machinist

Far more than just job training, it is a new career.

In the CNC Machinist program at Bates, students learn how to set-up, operate, and program computer numerical controlled machines. Careers are available in industries including aerospace, medical, communications and manufacturing. Due to the competitive economic climate, the demand for American-made goods is great. An aging workforce has led to outstanding opportunities for our students. Our program appeals to people who are interested in technology and who want to apply their critical thinking skills to interesting and challenging work.

General Information

Career Advisor: Jason Carroll
253.680.7002 |

Location: Downtown Campus
Hours: N/A

Program Length: Six Quarters

  • National Median SalaryN/A
  • National Potential Annual Job OpeningsN/A

This information is base on data from August 2018. For updated information, visit careeronestop, a database sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor.

Tuition and Fees

At Bates, our tuition is affordable and there are options to help make it even easier to gain an education. Federal aid is available for many of our students. Scholarships are also available through the Bates Foundation.

See if you qualify for other funding through our special funding programs with the Workforce Education office.

Note: Information is accurate as of its original posting date. The college reserves the right to edit, change, or update information as needed throughout the year. Up-to-date information is available in Student Services.

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At the successful completion of the program curriculum, students will be able to:


Bates instructors are industry experts who enjoy working with and teaching students.


  • Barry Young

    253.680.7214 | Email

  • Denell Zander

    253.680.7239 | Email