Course description

Recommended: Knowledge of general machine shop practices, including clamping, cutting tools, speeds and feeds, blueprint reading and Grade 11 math.This introductory CNC course is designed for students interested in the general field of Computerized Numerical Control (CNC), who have some machining and engineering drawing interpretation experience. This course is aimed towards general machinists, machine operators, designers and engineers, production planners, CAD/CAM and other professionals, as well as quality technicians who want to understand and apply the complexities of this modern manufacturing process. The main topics will cover all general principles and requirements of CNC programming, from the basic elements to actual development of simple part programs for common machining operations. To gain hands on experience students will use tool path simulation software.

Course details

Hours: 42
Credits: 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

Credit transfer

Have you taken this course or an equivalent course? Contact the Credit Transfer Office.

Dates
Day/Time
Delivery
Campus
Cost
Availability
Start Date: Jan. 17, 2023
End date: Apr. 18, 2023
Day/Time: Tues. 6:00am – 9:00am
Delivery: In Person
Campus: Kitchener - Doon
Cost: $307.50

Registration dates

Not all courses are offered each term.

Winter 2023 registration opens November 28, 2022. Spring 2023 registration opens February 27, 2023.

Delivery options

In person: classes held in person on a campus/site in a classroom/lab/shop/studio for the course duration

Online - Asynchronous: ​100% online delivery, no scheduled day or time course requirements with the instructor, assigned due dates

Online - Synchronous: 100% online delivery, scheduled day and time course requirements with the instructor, assigned due dates

Hybrid: any combination of in person, timetabled, on campus, online, and hyflex delivery