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Wednesday, April 7, 2021

Related Theory Apprenticeship Training Year 3: Advanced CNC Programming

Start Date: 9/9/2020 6:00 PM CDT
End Date: 4/7/2021 9:00 PM CDT

Venue Name: Technology & Manufacturing Association

Blended E-Learning (Online)
1651 Wilkening Rd
Schaumburg, IL  United States  60173

Organization Name: Technology & Manufacturing Association

Nayhelly Caldera
Email: education@tmaillinois.org
Phone: (847) 993-2134

Monday & Wednesday
First Semester: 9/9/20 - 12/16/20
Second Semester: 1/4/21- 4/7/21
6:00 pm- 9:00 pm


This is a third-year course for students on the CNC machining path. This class will be hands-on, with heavy emphasis on programming a CNC Lathe and Mill, along with an introductory section of Mastercam, C and Y axis Lathe with live tooling, and Multi axis Machining. 

Course Content Includes:


  • 2D geometry creation 
  • Toolpath creation for mill and lathe 
  • Process Planning 
  • Workholding 
  • Fixturing 
  • Proper tooling choice 
  • Problem sloving techniques 
  • Advanced tool management 
  • Proper speeds & feeds 
  • Poor tool life 
  • Breakage 
  • Finishes 
  • Tool troubleshooting related to material types
  • Probing on multi-axis 
  • 5-axis process planning 
  • Understanding 5-axis G&M codes 
  • 5-axis fixturing and workholding

  • Drilling with live tools 
  • Tapping with live tools 
  • Part transfer 
  • Polar coordinate interpolation 
  • Y-Axis drilling & milling
Member Price: $2,255.00 does not include textbooks
Non-member Price: $4,100.00 does not include texbooks


NOTE: Dates and times subject to change; employers will be notified of any changes. Classes, workshops, or special events require a minimum number of registrants in order to run as scheduled. In the event of a cancellation, TMA will refund your fee IN FULL. 

CANCELLATION POLICY:  All cancellations will be assessed a $25 Cancellation Fee. Companies will be charged IN FULL if cancellations are not received in writing, by email (education@tmaillinois.org) or faxed (847-825-0041) by noon 5 business days prior to the start date of the class or workshop. No refunds will be provided after this time. If you do not cancel and do not attend, you are still responsible for payment.

Online Registration

Registration is Closed
Closed: 8/3/2020 8:00 AM

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