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CNC Introduction

State ID: SC-MFM-V1427

Cover all the basics for use and maintenance of CNC lathes and machining centres

CNC Machining is a method carried out by computerised devices to perform a broad range of manufacturing tasks in a wide variety of fields.

During this course you will cover:

  • Safety on and around CNC lathes
  • Start-up, shut-down and basic maintenance of CNC lathes
  • Setting of tools and jaws
  • Basic lathe programming (Fanuc)
  • Sample of repetitive cycles (rough turning, finish turning, threading)
  • Operation of the lathe with a small part project
  • Safety on and around CNC machining centres
  • Start-up, shutdown and basic maintenance of CNC machining centres
  • Setting of tools and work holding devices
  • Basic machining centre programming (Fanuc)
  • Sample of canned cycles (peck drilling, boring, tapping etc.)
  • Operation of the machining centre with a small part project

Please note classes are run subject to numbers (minimum 10 students)

Important information

How to apply

Important information

This course is run over six evenings, 5.30pm - 9.00pm.

2021 course dates
25/05 - 29/06
26/10 - 31/11

How to apply

Choose the delivery option below, and in the "Register now" box click the start date link. This will take you to the booking site where you provide your details, register and pay.

Course bookings are limited to 1 per participant. If booking for multiple participants, separate bookings will be required and you will need to provide details for each individual.

Please note while the link may be visible, enrolments may not have opened yet, classes have been filled or this course may not currently be available. Please check back later.

Delivery location, important dates and study options

During your course of study, NMTAFE may use a variety of learning practices to ensure you get the best outcome for your learning journey.
This may include online learning, face-to-face classroom, laboratory/workshop delivery, work placement or a combination of these, depending on which is most appropriate.

Semester 1, 2021

Midland - On Campus


Fees and charges


When Semester 1, 2021
Where Midland
How On campus

Course enquiry

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Page last updated November 26, 2020