Basic CNC Machining (Turning)

Confirmed Dates

  • Open Course
Duration 5 Days
Timetable 08.30 - 15.30 daily
Course Cost £595 Per Delegate


The content of this course will be agreed with delegates on the first day of the course.

The course will enable the delegate to build the knowledge and skills required to:

1. Use CNC machines safely

2. Use basic CNC terminology (G&M Codes etc.)

3. Use absolute and incremental programming

4. Use radius or diameter programming

5. Work with fixed or canned cycles

6. Define tool geometry and off-sets

7. Operate control systems including set up Datum points and operation of machines

8. Transfer data from computers to machines


This course is designed for staff who currently use conventional machines and wish to have an understanding of CNC techniques, or for existing CNC users who may wish to upgrade or certificate their skills.

A background in mechanical engineering is required and a basic understanding of machine tool technology would be an advantage.


Training will be conducted on Colcherster Tornado and Mazak Nexus 200 Machines

Machining using Fanuc 21, Tornado Conversational and Mazatrol conversational Control Systems


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