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Course # Courses Length (Hours) Distance Status
DRWG1515 Advanced MasterCAM 3D

Description: Recommended: A strong knowledge of CNC programming techniques, particularly geometry creation as well as 2D toolpath techniques and format.

Covering basic 3D concepts, this course teaches the practical applications of three dimensional model construction and 3D procedures applied to Computerized Numerical Control. Students will be able to apply these concepts to machine shop applications.
Hours: 42
Credits: 3
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DRWG1185 AutoCAD Level I

Description: Recommended: Technical background.

This extensive hands-on course is designed for the person who has experience in technical drawing or blueprint reading, but has limited CAD skills. Participants will learn how to create full 2D drawings using AutoCAD's drawing, editing, display, dimensioning and annotation commands.
Hours: 42
Credits: 3
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DRWG1205 AutoCAD Level II

Description: Recommended: AutoCAD Level I or equivalent knowledge.

Building on the concepts from AutoCAD Level I, this is an extensive hands-on course which investigates the advanced techniques of working in AutoCAD. Areas of study range from multiple view drawings to an introduction to working in the 3D environment.
Hours: 42
Credits: 3
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PROG1755 CNC Programming - Basic

Description: Recommended: Knowledge of general machine shop practices, including clamping, cutting tools, speeds and feeds, blueprint reading and Grade 11 math.

This introductory CNC course is designed for students interested in the general field of Computerized Numerical Control (CNC), who have some machining and engineering drawing interpretation experience. This course is aimed towards general machinists, machine operators, designers and engineers, production planners, CAD/CAM and other professionals, as well as quality technicians who want to understand and apply the complexities of this modern manufacturing process. The main topics will cover all general principles and requirements of CNC programming, from the basic elements to actual development of simple part programs for common machining operations. To gain hands on experience students will use tool path simulation software.
Hours: 42
Credits: 3
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DRWG1525 Introduction to AutoCAD

Description: Recommended: Microsoft Windows

This is an introductory course that is designed to introduce AutoCAD to a participant who has no prior drafting experience. Topics range from basic drawing commands to creating symbols. Participants completing this introduction and wanting to pursue a more intensive course in AutoCAD can then take AutoCAD Level I.
Hours: 21
Credits: 2
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DRWG1535 Mastercam 2 1/2 D

Description: Recommended: A strong knowledge of NC/CNC, use of G-codes and M-codes.

Exposing the experienced programmer to the increasingly preferred method of generating part programs using MasterCAM, this course starts with the general CNC concepts. The course lessons apply directly to machining operations, mainly to machining centers with a demonstration of lathe programming.
Hours: 42
Credits: 3
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DRWG1540 SolidWorks - Intermediate

Description: Recommended: DRWG1550 SolidWorks - Introduction, proficient in the use of the Windows Operating System, mechanical design experience and the ability to read mechanical engineering drawings.

This is an intermediate mechanical design course that includes; part modeling, assembly Sheetmetal and Weldment generation. The focus of this training course is on the process and procedures used to complete a particular task and includes hands-on practice. Emphasis is on the efficient use of SolidWorks software when generating design models and builds on the SolidWorks – Introduction course.
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Hours: 44
Credits: 3
Pre-Requisites: DRWG1550
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DRWG1550 SolidWorks - Introduction

Description: This course will provide the student with an introduction on how to use SolidWorks mechanical design automation software to build parametric models of parts and assemblies and how to make drawings of those parts and assemblies. This is a process based training course and will emphasize the process and procedures used to complete a particular task. By utilizing case studies to illustrate these processes, the student learns the necessary commands, options and menus in the context of completing a design task.
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Hours: 48
Credits: 3
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