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CNC Turning (simulation)

CNC Turning can now use complex programmes to control the machine to produce highly accurate parts in repetitive situations. Often these CNC Programmes are created in a separate department, from supplied drawings and are able to be created and tested prior to being downloaded to a specific machine.

Course content

During the course, candidates will cover the following:

  • Introduction to CNC simulation software
  • Create simple drawings and forms in simulation
  • Create machine code from simulation drawings
  • Setting machining datums within simulation
  • Create and edit complex tasks in simulation


This Course is aimed at employees who are familiar with turning programming and are required to have a more in depth understanding of creating CNC programmes for automated machining.


Whilst there is no formal assessment on this course, delegates will need to demonstrate a good working knowledge of the principles of CNC Simulation. On successful completion of the course, delegates will receive a certificate of attendance. 

More details

Career progression:

This 3 day course enables the delegates to develop a better understanding and some skills in the use of simulation software to create the programmes necessary to upload to a machine to manufacture the parts required.