CNC lab with new machines

CNC Machining and Inspection


Shape your academic future!

What you’ll earn

This program will give you training, hands-on experience, and certificates for CNC machining, CAD/CAM, and tight tolerance inspection work. Earn certificates from different industries on the way to a two- or one-year degree.

Associate Degree

Lane Community College’s CNC Machining and Inspection program will prepare you to be a CNC Programmer and Operator. Our graduates have found careers in diverse fields including lumber, aerospace, defense, automotive, sports production, and general production.

2 years Full-time
$21,110 Total program cost


  • CAD/CAM Programming
  • Set Up and Operate CNC Lathe and CNC Milling Machine
  • Read Industrial Prints
  • Set Up and Operate Laser Engraving Machines and 3D Printers
  • Inspect Finished Components and Print Specifications


Students of our new CNC Machining and Inspection program have a very high job placement rate. In the 2022-2023 school year, 100% of full time students were placed into employment in their field. Some students found work in fields like forestry, automotive, aerospace, and defense work. Others used their skills to start their own CNC machining businesses.

Stackable Certificates

CNC Machining and Inspection 1, CPC

Career Pathways Certificate

This certificate encompasses all of the first year’s classes of the AAS degree. Students will have completed all classes for 2-Axis Lathe and 3-Axis Mill. You'll be able to work in industry with this certificate and can easily rejoin the AAS degree program down the road if you want.

Not sure which is for you? Learn more about the types of degrees & certificates Lane has to offer

Ready to learn more?

Admissions staff - Susie, Nikki, and Rosa Maria

Talk one-on-one with a recruiter to learn more about what Lane has to offer you.

Building 1, Room 102
Lane Community College
4000 E. 30th Avenue
Eugene, OR 97405
M-Th , 8:30 am-5 pm
LCC is closed on Fridays during summer term