CNC Operations Skill Set

Jobs and Skills WA: Engineering courses
Tack your welding career up to the next level!

This short course skill set will provide people who have experience in this area with specialist skills in operating, programming and setting up of CNC machinery.


Skill sets
Industry: Defence
WA State ID: AE374

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Learn how to operate CNC machinery

The CNC Operations skill set is for qualified/experienced tradespersons employed in an engineering production or manufacturing environment.

This course has been developed specifically, to suit the role of first-class machinists looking to upskill from manual machining and into Computerised Numerical Control (CNC) Machining and Operations.

You will learn how to Program, Set and Operate CNC machinery allowing you to perform machine operations faster and with high accuracy using the latest CNC equipment.

This skill set will provide existing workers with specialist skills in programming, setting, and operating of CNC machinery that covers a broad range of industries.


  • Groups begin monthly when there is demand

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