Duration: 3 MONTH

Course Syllabus


Course Duration: 3 Months (Part-Time)

Course Overview: The CNC Operating course is a concise 3-month part-time skill development program designed to empower Indian students with the essential skills needed to excel in Computer Numerical Control (CNC) machine operation. This course focuses on providing practical knowledge and hands-on experience in CNC operation. The content can be tailored to meet specific learner requirements or location-based needs.

Course Objectives: Upon completion of this 3-month course, students will be able to:

  1. Understand the fundamental principles of Computer Numerical Control (CNC).
  2. Accurately read and interpret machining blueprints.
  3. Operate CNC machines proficiently.
  4. Set up workpieces and tools for CNC machining.
  5. Demonstrate knowledge of different cutting tool materials, speed feeds, and depth of cut.
  6. Execute indexing techniques for CNC machining.

Course Teaching Methodology:

  • Lectures: Theoretical understanding of CNC technology and blueprint reading.
  • Hands-On Practical Sessions: Extensive training in CNC machine operation.
  • Interactive Workshops: Workshops to enhance practical skills.
  • Assignments: Regular assignments to reinforce learning.

Importance for Learners in Career Growth and Self-Employment:

  • CNC machine operators are in high demand in India's manufacturing sector, offering excellent career prospects.
  • The course prepares students for self-employment as CNC operators or machine shop entrepreneurs.
  • Practical skills and industry exposure gained during the course will give students a competitive advantage in the job market.

Course Contents:

Module 1: Introduction to CNC

  • Historical Development of CNC
  • Understanding Numerical Control
  • Functions of a Machine Tool
  • Evolution and Advantages of CNC
  • Limitations of CNC
  • Features of CNC Machines
  • Machine Control Unit (MCU) for CNC
  • Classification of CNC Machine Tools
  • CNC Machining Centers

Module 2: Blueprint Reading

  • Interpreting Machining Sketches
  • Different Geometrical Tolerance Symbols
  • Reading Dimensional Tolerances
  • Understanding Views and Projections

Module 3: AutoCAD Basics (ACAD-01)

  • Sketching Points, Lines, Circles, and Arcs
  • Practical Exercises
  • Creating Isometric Views
  • Working with Splines and Polylines
  • Identifying Points in Given Drawings

Module 4: Conventional Milling Awareness

  • Introduction to Milling Machines and Their Components
  • Various Milling Operations:
    • Plain Milling
    • Step Milling
    • Slot Milling
    • Pocket Milling
    • Co-ordinate Drilling
  • Workpiece Setup Techniques
  • Knowledge of Different Cutting Tool Materials
  • Selecting Speed, Feeds, and Depth of Cut
  • Introduction to Indexing Techniques

By successfully completing this 3-month CNC Operating course, students will acquire the practical skills and knowledge required to operate CNC machines effectively. This course prepares them for promising career opportunities in the manufacturing sector and self-employment as CNC operators or entrepreneurs in machining businesses. The course content can be customized to meet specific learner needs or location-specific demands, ensuring maximum relevance and effectiveness.

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