CNC Programmers operate CNC machine tools that cut, drill, shape and finish products and parts. You'll learn how to program and troubleshoot, read blueprints and use CAD/CAM systems. Most CNC operators work in the manufacturing sector. You could work for a large company or a smaller shop.
If you are in high school make sure you look into the Introduction to CNC Machining program through Career and College Promise. This program allows you to receive college credit while in high school at no cost!
Western Piedmont Community College offers an Associate in Applied Science Degree in Computer-Integrated Machining Technology. WPCC also has related certificate programs like a Machining Operations Certificate and a CNC Operations Certificate.