CNC Machining of Materials
Status: Register Your Interest
Mechanical & Automobile Engineering
Flexible & Professional
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 modules will I study?
At the end of this module the learner will be able to:
- Write CNC programmes using ISO G-code for a CNC Milling machine and two-axis CNC lathe.
- Produce CNC part-programs using simulation software.
- Set-up CNC machine tools and work-offsets..
- Produce parts using CNC machine tools.
27 weeks, 3 hours per week
Thursday evenings from 7.00pm to 10.00pm
This programme may be offered again in the 2022-2023 academic year. This will be confirmed in early Summer 2022
Transcript of the result achieved will be issued by City and Guilds (City & Guilds Award 2850-326).
For queries relating to the course content
Contact: Ciaran O'Louglin
€700 tuition fees, payable directly to LIT upon registration.
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.