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Qualify for employment opportunities at advanced trade level as a CNC programmer and setter, advanced fitter and turner or workshop supervisor

This course provides the additional training required for holders of a Certificate III in Engineering to obtain the Nationally Recognised Certificate IV in Engineering.

This post trade course has been developed to provide the higher-level skills needed to become a CAD/CAM, CNC Programmer. Participants will gain knowledge of methodologies required for CNC setup and CNC programming skills.

This program includes training and assessment in setting, operation, and programming of CNC Machining Centres & Lathes. The program will equip you with the skills and knowledge for 2D & 3D CAD and CAM required for CNC programming.

Admission to the program is restricted to holders of the appropriate Certificate III in Engineering. *

Where applicants to the program already hold 6 points or more of units included in the program, suitability for course entry will need to be assessed.

Two evenings per week, Tuesday and Thursday 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm.

Please note: The information on the page is for non-apprentices only.  We do offer this course for apprentices.  View this course.

Course code
Delivery location
Not available for International students
Part Time, 1 year.
Start dates
30 January, 9 July

Please note: Students may be required to undertake an assessment of their literacy and numeracy as part of their application process.

Nationally Recognised Training logoChisholm is a Registered Training Organisation (RTO) and provides Nationally Recognised Training (NRT). This means you can be assured that our training will provide you with a qualification that is recognised and respected across Australia.

Chisholm courses are subject to minimum and maximum group numbers. Courses may be cancelled or postponed if minimum numbers are not achieved by the start date of the course. Courses may close prior to the start date if the maximum numbers are reached. In that situation, eligible applicants will be offered a place in the next available intake.