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CNC Machining of Materials

Status: Closed


Level

N/A

Duration

27 Weeks

Department

Mechanical & Automobile Engineering


Start Date

23/09/2021

Course Type

Flexible & Professional

Location

Limerick

***WEDNESDAY CLASS IS NOW FULL. TAKING APPLICATIONS FOR THURSDAY CLASSES TO COMMENCE 23RD SEPTEMBER 2021***

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. 

What are the entry requirements?

Leaving Certificate or equivalent. 

Industry experience is desirable but not essential. 

An adequate level of English is required for this course. 

Who can I contact?

What modules will I study?

At the end of this module the learner will be able to: 

  • Produce CNC part-programs using simulation software.
  • Set-up CNC machine tools.
  • Produce parts using CNC machine tools.
  • Reinstate the work area.

More Information

Delivery

27 weeks, 3 hours per week

Thursday evenings from 7.00pm to 10.00pm

The provisional commencement date is Thursday 23rd September 2021

Qualification

Transcript of the result achieved will be issued by City and Guilds (City & Guilds Award 2850-326).

Application Deadline

15th September 2021

For queries relating to the course content

Contact: Ciaran O'Louglin

Email: ciaran.oloughlin@lit.ie

Fees

€675 tuiton fees, payable directly to LIT upon registration.

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Additional City and Guilds Assessment fees and registration fee will also apply. These fees will be collected by the exams office during the course of the programme. 

 

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