COURSE INFORMATION

Modern industry is using CNC (Computer Numerical Control) more and more. Fife College and its partners have developed a course to meet industrial requirements and provide Scottish Industry with the skills and competence to satisfy these needs. This course will teach/upskill present employees already working within the engineering industry how to program a Fanuc controlled CNC machining centre.

  • Two hours per week over 12 weeks: Friday afternoon from 1-3pm
  • Fife College Future Skills Centre, Stenton Road, Glenrothes, Fife KY6 2RA
  • Training module for FANUC controls
  • OT/16M/18M/21M
  • For 3 AXIS milling
  • General layout of the machine
  • The benefits of CNC machining
  • Axes configuration
  • Co-ordinate format
  • Absolute and incremental programming, G90 & G91
  • Work Offset setting
  • Tool offsets, Length and Radius
  • ‘G’ Code programming
  • M Codes explanation (relative to the machine and available options)
  • Linear, CW and CCW feed
  • How to start making a programme
  • G94 G95 Feed
  • How to end a programme - M02, M30
  • G73 - G86, Drill, tap & Bore cycles
  • Circular Interpolation
  • Rigid Tapping
  • Helical Interpolation
  • G52 Use
  • G98 G99 Use
  • G68 Co-ordinate Rotation
  • M98 M99 Sub-programme use & nesting
  • G41 G42 Cutter compensation
  • Introduction to Macro B
  • Programming examples using the above data
  • There are no formal entry requirements. The course is designed to support and upskill people who are currently employed as Millers/Borers or CNC Machine Operators or who are already competent in their ability to Mill/Machine components manually
  • £600