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Award in Computer Aided Manufacture (CNC) - Level 2


The course covers basic manual programming and machine set up for milling and turning machines using HAAS machine tools.  This progresses to creating a program on Delcam Powermill CAD/CAM software.

Entry requirements

None - although an understanding of basic machining would be preferred but is not essential.

How long is the course?

One evening a week for 35 weeks.

How will I be assessed?

You will be assessed through both practical assessment and multiple-choice examination.

What does the course lead to?

Previous students look to gain employment in a CNC manufacturing role to supervisor/team leader level or progress to higher level qualifications to widen their knowledge of the subject.

What will I study?

You will cover manual programming and set up on CNC milling and turning machines with programming using CAD/CAM software.


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