CNC Machining of Materials ESF+

Monday, 16 September 2024

26 Weeks

City and Guilds (City & Guilds Award 2850-326)

Technological University of the Shannon Moylish Campus

€500

€1,000

Programme overview

This unit enables the candidate to develop the skills and knowledge necessary to successfully machine by Computer Numerical Control (CNC).

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.

Entry Requirements

  • Completed Leaving Certificate or Equivalent.
  • Experience in a Manufacturing environment desirable using Lathes and Mills desireable.
  • Ability to read and interpret Engineering drawings

Course Content

This course is primarily focused on the programming of CNC machines. Students will programme using ISO G-Codes for milling and turning and a basic introduction to Siemens conversational Milling programming.  Preparation of the machine, Selection and the preparing of the required methods of work holding, Selection and the correct mounting of tooling, Calculation of Speeds and Feeds are key components of this course.

Programming of CNC milling machines and CNC lathes forms part of this programme. A small number of parts will be produced during the course of this programme. It also covers the operations required and safe working practices to complete the machining operations.

Delivery
27 Weeks, 1 evening per week, 3 hours per evening Thursday 7pm to 10pm

Course Application Deadline: 18 August 2024. Places are allocated on a first come first served basis. Course will be closed once the maximum number of applicants is reached. Courses run subject to viable numbers.

Register your interest in this course HERE