Introduction to CNC Machining

Course Overview

This course gives a basic overview of 3D modelling drawing techniques using Autodesk Inventor, while outlining how these models can be exported to a CNC machine. With CNC machining still widespread over many industries, this course gives the perfect opportunity to gain knowledge on the core processes that make CAD designs suitable for CNC machining.

What You Study

  • Autodesk Inventor (3D Parametric Design Software)
  • Interface Overview
  • Parametric Concepts
  • 2D sketching
  • Part Creation Tools
  • Part modification/editing tools
  • Parametric dimensions and constraints
  • Exporting to a CNC machine.
  • Overview of exporting to a CNC machine.

Duration and Attendance

Duration: 3 days, One day per week over three weeks.

Time: 9.00am – 4.30pm

Course dates:

  • 8 February, 15 February and 22 February 2019

This course is delivered subject to demand. To find out more, please contact


£500 pp

Entry Requirements

A basic knowledge of 2 dimensional CAD using AutoCAD or other similar packages.

Further Study

CPD for draughting industry staff

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