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            North Central Michigan College’s Corporate and Community Education department is offering a two-week CNC Exploratory Course online at no cost.  Individuals interested in a new career in manufacturing are encouraged to complete the course to determine if it is what they want. There is no cost and no obligation. Once the CNC Exploratory Course is completed successfully, individuals may enroll in the “Just in Time” training module, which can be started at any time. Financial assistance may be available for the Just in Time training module.

Here’s how to start:

  1. Go to
  2. Click on New User Registration
  3. Click to register with Enrollment Code.
  4. Create profile. Click Submit Registration Information.
  5. Log in.
  6. Click green button Class Enrollment
  7. Enter Enrollment Code: JITW18.
  8. Complete assignments.

Industry jobs offer exciting, fast-paced careers with room for advancement. Today, careers in manufacturing require creativity, precision, logistics and problem-solving. North Central and its industry partners have developed the courses you need in CNC (Computer Numerical Controls) mill and lathe machine operation and CAM (Computer Aided Manufacturing) programming software. With these skills as your foundation, you can learn to make anything and go anywhere.  For more information, contact Angie Ross at 231-439-6265.

North Central Michigan College is an open-door community college based in Petoskey, with additional locations offering classes and services in Cheboygan and Gaylord. North Central’s mission is to provide educational, economic and cultural opportunities for student learning, personal growth and community improvement.  North Central is an Achieving the Dream Leader College and a Military Friendly® and Veteran Friendly School.


For more information:

Kathy Bardins

Communications and Events Specialist