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Area Demand Spurs Kirkwood CNC Machining Training

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa-Kirkwood Community College is partnering with IowaWORKS to offer a 16-week training program for computer numerically controlled (CNC) machining to offset the worker shortages of area manufacturers. Upon completion, the hands-on program includes potential interviews for jobs paying between $15 – $24 per hour. According to Elevate Iowa, by 2020 demand for CNC […]

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Kirkwood Earns NIMS Accreditation

CNC Machining Technology Program Leads a National Trend with Recently Acquired Credentials Cedar Rapids, Iowa (January 20, 2015)– Kirkwood Community College recently received National Institute for Metalworking Skills (NIMS) accreditation for the CNC Machining Technology program. Officially accredited on September 25, 2014, Kirkwood faculty and staff have met NIMS standards and continue to set the […]

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