Duration: 1 YEAR

Course Syllabus

Course Title: CNC OPERATING AND PROGRAMMING (Skill Development)

Course Duration: 1 Year (Part-Time)

Course Overview: The CNC Operating and Programming course is designed to equip students with the essential skills and knowledge required for operating and programming Computer Numerical Control (CNC) machines. This comprehensive program covers a wide range of topics, from the basics of CNC technology to hands-on practice in CNC milling and turning. Students will gain the expertise necessary for self-employment and career growth in the machining industry. The course is tailored to meet the needs of Indian students and can be modified as per learner requirements or location-specific demands.

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

  1. Understand the principles of Computer Numerical Control (CNC).
  2. Read and interpret machining blueprints accurately.
  3. Create and modify drawings using AutoCAD.
  4. Gain practical knowledge of conventional milling techniques.
  5. Operate CNC milling machines proficiently.
  6. Set workpieces and tools for CNC turning.
  7. Program and operate CNC turning machines effectively.

Course Teaching Methodology:

  • Lectures: In-depth theoretical understanding of CNC technology, blueprint reading, and AutoCAD basics.
  • Practical Sessions: Hands-on training in conventional milling, CNC milling, and CNC turning.
  • Industry Exposure: Industry visits and practice sessions to gain real-world experience.
  • Interactive Workshops: Workshops to enhance practical skills.
  • Assignments: Regular assignments to reinforce learning.
  • Project Work: Students will work on a CNC project to apply their knowledge.

Importance for Learners in Career Growth and Self-Employment:

  • CNC skills are highly sought after in the manufacturing industry, offering excellent career prospects.
  • The course prepares students for self-employment as CNC operators, programmers, or even starting their machining businesses.
  • With practical knowledge and industry exposure, graduates will have a competitive edge in the job market.

Course Contents:

Module 1: Introduction to CNC

  • Historical Development of CNC
  • Advantages and Limitations of CNC
  • Features of CNC
  • Machine Control Unit (MCU)
  • Classification of CNC Machine Tools
  • CNC Machining Centers

Module 2: Blue Print Reading

  • Machining Sketch Interpretation
  • Geometrical Tolerance Symbols
  • Dimensional Tolerances
  • Views and Projection Concepts

Module 3: AutoCAD Basics

  • Sketching and Drawing in AutoCAD
  • Isometric Views
  • Splines and Polylines
  • Identifying Points in Drawings

Module 4: Conventional Milling Awareness

  • Introduction to Milling Machines
  • Different Milling Operations
  • Cutting Tool Materials
  • Speed, Feeds, and Depth of Cut
  • Indexing Techniques

Module 5: CNC Milling - Basic

  • Fundamentals of CNC Milling
  • Control Panel Familiarization
  • CNC Programming Basics
  • Part Programming Techniques
  • Machining Practice on CNC Milling
  • Industry Practice Session

Module 6: CNC Turning

  • Workpiece and Tool Setting Methods
  • CNC Turning Operations
  • CNC Turning Practice and Exercises

Note: The course syllabus is subject to modification based on the specific requirements of learners or location-specific needs.

By successfully completing this CNC Operating and Programming course, students will be well-prepared to enter the machining industry, explore self-employment opportunities, and contribute to the growing manufacturing sector in India.

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