CNC Millers / Machinists combine cutting edge design with computer programming and engineering skills to improve the efficiency and quality of products, from spacecraft to racing cars to games consoles. If you’re looking to become a CNC Miller, you’ll learn to use CNC machine tools to cut, drill, shape and finish products.

The individual will need excellent knowledge in engineering science and technology, plus the ability to work on their own and use design skills. Day to day, the individual will need to choose tools for each stage of carrying out tasks while maintaining equipment – our CNC Milling competition is the perfect environment to learn and perfect these skills.

KEY SKILLS
Have great practical skills
Are confident with numbers
Have good IT skills
Are good at problem-solving

Career opportunities

  • Mechanical Engineering

  • Engineering Maintenance

  • Motor Vehicles

  • Quality Inspection

  • Aerospace

  • Shipbuilding

Average Salary
Entry Level
£15,000
Experienced
£30,000
- 10.5%
Projected workforce change
This is an estimation of the overall number of job opportunities in this career area up until 2027.

Meet our CNC Milling role model

Ethan award pic

Ethan

Ethan is one of our inspiring Career role models in CNC Milling.

What next?

Photo of Declan competing internationally in the Automobile Technology Competition

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