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Machining Level 1: CNC Milling Programming, Setup & Operations-FF

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Machining Level 1: CNC Milling Programming, Setup & Operations is approx. 16 hours per week for six weeks. Enrollment is on-going and students may start at any time once they have completed Measurement, Materials, and Safety; Job Planning, Benchwork, and Layout; and CNC Milling Operations.

The CNC Milling Programming, Setup & Operations course teaches the programming, setup, and operations of Computer Numeric Control (CNC) Milling Machines.
Skills learned about Good Machining Practices of Milling from the prerequisite courses will apply to operation of CNC Milling Machines.
Axis orientation and blueprint understanding are reinforced.
Machine coding is learned through multiple exercises with writing typical machine code taught in order for student to understand programs that are being setup and operated. Students learn typical G-code use and Conversational Machine Commands.
The student learns by using accepted practices to set
  • work coordinates
  • tool length compensation
  • radius compensation
  • tool wear offsets
The final project is to write a program, set up and make a project part that complies with the engineering drawing without direct assistance, and then culminate the requirements of NIMS credentialing by passing a knowledge test. Machining Level 1: CNC Milling Programming Setup & Operations credential is earned.
The schedule is Monday - Friday in the machinist shop behind the Carver Center from 8:30am through 5:00pm.
Location Address:
9440 James Madison Highway
Rapidan, VA 22733

Please contact the instructor at or (540)445-0610.

Class Details

129 Sessions
Weekly - Thu, Fri, Mon, Tue, Wed

Carver Center

MultipleInstructor :
1.Douglas Beaver2.Benjamin Sherman 

CEUs : 7.2



Please read:  I am enrolling in this class as part of the New Economy Workforce Credential Grant Program (WCG). As a condition to receiving this grant, I agree to the following terms and conditions as specified on this: WCG Release Form.



Registration Closes On
Monday, June 29, 2020 @ 12:00 AM

Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
1/2/2020 - 6/30/2020 Weekly - Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM Rapidan, Carver Center  Map Benjamin Sherman  ; Douglas Beaver