Course description

Recommended: CNC Programming Basic or equivalent industrial experience with CNC machine tool operation and programming.This Intermediate CNC programming course has been developed for students who have a basic knowledge and/or some experience in programming or operating CNC machines. The main subjects covered in this course are fixed cycles in detail, contour programming (linear and circular interpolation), repetitive cuts, cutter radius offset, special calculations and subprogram development. Several concepts introduced in the Basic course will be reinforced, and many new subjects will be introduced for CNC machining centres.

Course details

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

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Credit transfer

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

Registration dates

Not all courses are offered each term.

Winter 2024 registration opens November 27, 2023. Spring 2024 registration opens February 26, 2024.

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