Advanced Manufacturing:

Introduction to CNC

As the world embraces automation, more and more artisans and machine operators are required to become proficient in CNC machining. CNC machining improves efficiency, consistency and accuracy in the workshop significantly. One operator can fabricate multiple parts in parallel in an automated environment, taking the potential output per man hour to the next level.

Our entry level hands-on CNC course is ideal for those who have conventional machining skills, with little to no knowledge of CNC, however, with a desire to develop fundamental CNC machining skills.

This programme aims to bridge the gap between manual machining techniques and computer aided machining. 

Programme Outcomes:

  • Fundamental CNC Programming techniques
  • CNC platforms and concepts
  • Development of turning programs
  • Operating CNC Machinery including Siemens Sinumerik type controllers
  • Safety and risk assessments
  • Safe machine operation and workplace best practices
  • Fabricate parts using CNC machinery
  • Training Type: Contact Theory and Practical
  • Duration: 10 Days
  • Who Should Attend: Machine Operators, Tool & Die Makers, Artisans, Technicians, Technologists requiring exposure to Automated Turning Techniques and up to date Technologies; Enthusiasts of Industrial Automation; and Businesses active in Manufacturing and Technical services requiring Upskilling of Staff on up to date Technologies
  • Price: R12 000 excluding VAT

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Resolution Circle is a technical training provider with a wide range of programmes designed to address the skills required in the rapidly evolving technical work environment. We are committed to ensuring our trainees and corporate clients are equipped with a keen mindset, skillset and knowledge to harness all the opportunities emerging from the fourth industrial revolution. Resolution Circle is a subsidiary of the University of Johannesburg.


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