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Register now for a 2021 Virtual CNC Machining Training Simulator course created by a UT professor. Attendance is free – no prior CNC knowledge required.
The Spring 2021 course is completely virtual using the CNC simulation software, CAM+, which is provided to participants after registration. The program is part of an initiative by U.S. Department of Defense’s (DOD) Industrial Base Analysis and Sustainment (IBAS) Program to create next generation training and education to advance the U.S. machine tool workforce. Partners include UT, ORNL, Pellissippi State Community College (PSCC) and IACMI-The Composites Institute.
UT Professor Tony Schmitz is leading the CNC machining virtual simulation training component of the program. The online program includes:
Following the online training course, optional in-person, hands-on training sessions will be offered to a limited number of participants hosted on the PSCC campus in Knoxville beginning Summer 2021. Only those who have successfully completed the online portion of the program will be considered for selection to attend the Summer bootcamp. Deadline to complete the online training is March 1, 2021.
The Summer 2021 in-person portion of the training at PSCC includes:
The intent of the new program is to educate and train the next-generation machine tool workforce, including future manufacturing engineers, machine tool designers, entrepreneurs, machinists, and others. The content is appropriate for participants with or without CNC experience.
Please register by 12/31/20.