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PowerMill Basic: Essentials

Learn how to make full use of the powerful Autodesk PowerMill CAM platform

Learn the basic usage and approaches for using PowerMill for manufacturing.

  • PowerMill Basic: Essentials Course Outline

    This 5 Day training course will instruct engineers in the basic usage and approaches for using PowerMill for manufacturing. The course is split 3/2 days.

    Subjects covered include:

    • Setup
    • 3D Area Clearance and finishing
    • Toolpath Z limits
    • Leads and Links
    • Boundaries
    • Toolpath Editing
    • Tool Collision Checking
    • NC Programmes
    • 4 axis rotary machining
    • Patterns
    • Specialist Finishing

    Full details can be found on course contents PDF.

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    Date Length Course Location Cost
    23rd Apr 2024 - 25th Apr 2024 3 days Powermill Basic: Essentials Part 1
    Derby £1250
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  • Training Day

    Course Times

    The schedule may be subject to change

    9.30am Arrival
    11.00 - 11.15 Coffee Break
    1.00 - 2.00 Lunch
    3.00 - 3.15 Coffee Break
    5.15 Finish
    What's Included?

    Everything you need for a great day's training

    • Stationary

    • Free Parking

    • Friendly Atmosphere

    • Refreshments & Lunch

  • Frequently Asked Questions

    • Are food allergies catered for?

      If you have a specific food allergy, then please let us know as soon as you book the course so that we can cater to you. If your allergy is severe, we recommend telling your trainer at the start of the course so that they can advise other delegates.

    • Can you come to our offices?

      Yes – we offer on site training courses. All laptops are provided for training and will be bought to your site with trainer.

    • Do I need to bring my own laptop?

      We provide all of our delegates with a laptop or desktop computer, depending on where the training is taking place.

    • What if I have special requirements?

      If you have any special requirements, such as dietary or access please get in touch with our training team before your course.

  • The Highest Standards, The Happiest Customers

    "Easy speed"
    The speed of our training course was perfect. It was split in to bitesize chunks so you are able to absorb the information better.
    Adam Lewis, CAD Engineer, Bronx Engineering
    "Hands-on training"
    The trainers knowledge of the subjects covered was excellent & I like how he made the course hands-on which allowed us to put theory in to practice.
    Mike Berry, Reliability Manager

What is PowerMill Basics training?

Our PowerMill Basic Essentials course is simply the best hands-on introduction to Autodesk’s powerful CAM software. Whether you’re up-skilling new recruits on the shop floor or establishing PowerMill as your company-wide machining language, join our experienced trainers and we’ll guide you through the core skills you need to build confidence and competence. Once you’re up to speed, our PowerMill Basic Essentials course drills deeper into the platform’s possibilities, unlocking the specialist features and techniques that give your business the edge.


Who is this course designed for?

This course is designed for individuals who are new to Autodesk PowerMill as well as working in any company who had previously learned Delcam PowerMill a while ago and just want a brush up on the tools and operation quickly and use in their projects immediately. This course introduces all the operations (milling and drilling) of Autodesk PowerMill in a step by step process which will enable you to clearly understand the CAM.


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