Catalog 2023-2024 
    May 27, 2024  
Catalog 2023-2024 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Multi-Axis Programming, Setup, and Operation, Certificate of Completion

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The Multi-Axis Programming, Setup, and Operation certificate is designed for students and professionals to increase their knowledge and skills in machining technology and related fields that utilize CNC programming. Students learn to program, set up, and run various multi-axis processes including:

  • 2-axis lathe with axial and radial live tooling
  • 3-axis mill with 4th axis capability
  • turning center (machining center) with axial and radial live tooling, a Y axis, and a sub-spindle
  • 5-axis machine that is true 5 axis in a table-table format

For this certificate, I-BEST support is available. I-BEST support provides students in-class help in writing and math, notetaking, presentation, study skills, and career readiness. To learn more about I-BEST and to connect with an advisor, visit

Lake Washington Institute of Technology does not offer every course each quarter. It is the student’s responsibility to consult the Class Schedule and work out an individual schedule with an advisor. Any developmental coursework a student may be required to complete may increase the program length.


Completion of all of the following Certificates of Completion or instructor permission based on work experience:

Program Requirements

Required Courses

Total Program Credits: 15

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