Computer Aided Manufacture Level 2

A practical course covering CNC turning and milling. You will learn to write programs using ISO G&M codes and CAM.

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30 Weeks






This competence-based course provides a nationally recognised qualification covering the theoretical and practical aspects of 2D Computer Aided Manufacture applied to a range of applications.

This course has been specifically designed for those currently wishing to work, or working in the CNC environment.

This course covers four main outcomes:

  • Manual part programming,
  • Computer numerical control,
  • Computer aided part programming(CAPP),
  • Reinstate the work.

On completion you will:

  • Understand procedures for setting a CNC machine.
  • Produce CNC programmes for both turn and mill components.
  • Load, prove and produce components on CNC machines.
  • Use a CAPP system to produce an NC file from imported CAD data for milling and turning components.
  • Re-instate work area under health and safety requirements.

Entry Requirements

Aimed at those with a technical knowledge of computers or from a technical background wishing to develop skills.  An engineering background is a bonus but not necessary.

Assessment Methods

3 practical assessments:

  • CNC milling manual programming,
  • CNC turning manual programming,
  • CAM turning and milling


CNC program, setter and operator in either turning or milling.

Fees & Funding

Tuition Fees: £720

Materials: £50

Total: £770


For more information on applying for this course please see the Apply page.

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