Introduction to CAD, CAM, and Practical CNC Machining

Provided by: Ivy Tech

This course introduces you to the foundational knowledge in computer-aided design, manufacture, and the practical use of CNC machines; In this course we begin with the basics in Autodesk® Fusion 360™ CAD by learning how to properly sketch and model 3D parts; Before we program any toolpaths, we’ll explore CNC machining basics to ensure we have the ground level foundational knowledge needed to effectively define toolpaths; Finally, we explore the basics of setting up a CAM program and defining toolpaths to cut simple geometry;

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Skill Focus

Smart Technology


Ivy Tech

Employee Type

1st Level Supervisor, Operations Team Member, Leadership

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Free Course Offering.