About The CNC Machinist Program

A career in manufacturing is closer than you think. Through Cinch’s paid apprenticeship program, you’ll earn credentials through the National Institute for Metalworking Skills (NIMS) while gaining on the job experience and getting paid.

During the program, which averages four months, you’ll get the best of both worlds - spending half of your time in the classroom and the remainder training with experienced machinists. You’ll graduate with four industry standard certifications and the opportunity to advance your career.

  • CNC-money-icon Get Paid to Learn
  • CNC-graduate-icon Earn Certifications
  • CNC-skill-icon Gain In-Demand Skills


In-Demand Career Path

Cinch provides opportunities to accelerate your growth towards a new career.


Competitive Company

Cinch has been a leader in manufacturing & engineering connector solutions in the US for over 100 years.


Strong Markets

Take pride in manufacturing connectors for integral markets like commercial aerospace, agricultural, and defense.




Learn More & Earn More

  • Learn new skills to position yourself for an in-demand job
  • Get paid and join a fun team invested in your future
  • Make high tech products for key industries

Graduate In 4 Months!

In as little as four months, earn the equivalent of a college diploma with the following NIMS Credentials:

  • Measurement, Materials and Safety
  • Job Planning, Benchwork and Layout
  • CNC Turning Operations
  • CNC Turning Programming, Setup and Operations

Program Schedule

  • Phase 1 - CNC Apprentice, Cohort-Based Classroom Training
  • Phase 2 - Machine Operator
  • Phase 3 - CNC Machinist





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