CNC Programming - 070
Designed for individuals with employment experience in machining, the courses in this program develop skills in basic microcomputer operation, manual CNC programming and CAD/CAM programming. These concepts will be taught using PC-based MasterCAM. The basic CNC programming course will also review mathematical topics such as geometry and trigonometry.
View courses available this term under Program of Studies or Course Schedule.
You do not need to apply to begin this program, simply ensure you meet the admission requirements (listed on the Admissions & Registration tab).
Interested in taking a single course? No problem. Provided you have the appropriate prerequisites, these courses can be taken individually or as part of the full program.
Some components of this program require approved safety glasses and footwear.
See Machine Tool Operator Certificate for basic skills.
See CNC Operator Acknowledgment of Completion for CNC Operator skills.
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Admission & Registration
- Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent (Mohawk Academic Upgrading, GED) OR 19 years of age or older.
- CNC courses require you to function at a Grade 12 level in Mathematics and interpret engineering drawings.
- Since basic machining parameters are not covered, industrial experience in operating conventional machine tools such as turning or milling machines is recommended.
- See the Machine Tool Operator Certificate for basic skills.
- See the CNC Operator Acknowledgement of Completion for CNC operator skills.
You do not need to apply to begin this program. Start by ensuring you meet the admission requirements listed above and then register for the courses listed in the Program of Studies when they are offered. Some courses have prerequisites, so please check the Program of Studies for details. Find out how to register for a course.
Program of Studies
The program of studies displayed below applies to students starting the program in the current academic year. Students who began in other academic years may require different courses to be eligible to graduate. If you have questions regarding a strategy for completion contact Continuing Education - Technology and Skills.
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A selection of courses are available each term. Courses that are currently not available (N/A) for registration may be offered in the future – check back frequently.
|Register||Course number||Course title||Course Hours|
|N/A||CADMRE455||CAD/CAM (MasterCAM) 2D||60.00|
|N/A||CADMRE456||CAD/CAM (MasterCAM) 3D||52.00|
|Register||MACHRE810||CNC Programming - Basic||60.00|
|N/A||MACHRE811||CNC Programming - Intermediate||60.00|
|N/A||TDRWRE152||Blueprint Reading Mechanical||36.00|
The list of scheduled course offerings for this program is below. Please note that all offerings are subject to change. Not every course is offered every semester, so please consider this schedule when planning your academic path.
|Course Code||Course Name||Fall
(Sep to Dec)
(Jan to Apr)
(May to Aug)
|CADMRE455||CAD/CAM (MasterCAM) 2D||
|CADMRE456||CAD/CAM (MasterCAM) 3D||
|MACHRE810||CNC Programming - Basic||MyCanvas|
|MACHRE811||CNC Programming - Intermediate||Classroom|
|TDRWRE152||Blueprint Reading Mechanical||Classroom|
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