Part-time, Evening, Blended, On-line Programmes

CNC Machining of Materials (City & Guilds)

Due to demand we are recruiting for a second offering of this programme, which will be run on a Thursday evening, commencing Thursday 26th September. Spaces are limited and registrations will be taken on a first come first served basis.


This unit enables the candidate to develop the skills and knowledge necessary to successfully machine by Computer Numerical Control (CNC).
At the end of this module the learner will:
• be able to produce CNC part-programs using simulation software
• be able to set-up CNC machine tools
• be able to produce parts using CNC machine tools
• be able to reinstate the work area

Entry Requirement

Completed Leaving Certificate or Equivalent.
Industry experience is desirable but not essential.


This programme is focused on programming 3-axis CNC milling and 2-axis lathe work. It includes part-programming, preparation of the machine, selection and the preparing of the required methods of work holding, the selection and the correct mounting of tooling. It also covers the operations required and safe working practices to complete the machining operations.



City & Guilds Award 2850-326

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