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    3 hours a week, for 20 weeks

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Producing CAD Modules

Short Course

Please call Busnes@LlandrilloMenai today on 08445 460 460 or email

Course Description

  • How to convert drawings ready for CAM
  • Setting Datums-work coordinates
  • Controlling, Adding or editing generated Tool Paths
  • Running Simulations
  • Producing given part on CNC Mill by generated code from CAM
  • 2D & 3D Machining
  • Creating Tool Library within the system for individual persons
  • Altering Machining operation to be more efficient

Entry Criteria



Following practical examples and illustrations, you will be independently programming on software before machining.


There are 3 assessment tasks to program and manufacture as well as knowledge-based questions.


There are other short courses within the Engineering department to attend such as CAD, Introduction to Robotics and also Welding.

Other details

Course type: Short Course

Level: 2

Programme Area:

  • Engineering


Learn more about this area and see our course level guide:


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