Training

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In-House Solutions offers unsurpassed industrial Mastercam training classes. We have training facilities in the following cities across Canada: Cambridge, Mississauga, Surrey, Calgary, Edmonton and Montreal, not counting our temporary training sites with our partners. Some courses can also be offered on-site, depending on trainer availability.

 


Mastercam Certification SealCNC Software Certification Prep Courses

These courses are in preparation for the two levels of certification that CNC Software offers for Mastercam: Associate Level Certification & Professional Level Certification. Both exams are to be proctored by us and can be booked separately.

Mill 2D Certification Prep 1

Mill 2D Certification Prep 1

 

Overview

The course starts with an introduction to the Mastercam user interface, create basic geometry and toolpaths such as drilling and contour. More advanced geometry concepts such as geometry modification and transformation as well as levels are covered in this class. You will learn how to setup the part and the stock. Drilling, tapping, contouring, pocketing, circle milling and facing toolpaths will be covered. You will be introduced to the 2D High Speed toolpaths such as dynamic mill, dynamic rest mill, peel mill.

In this class you will also learn how to import a solid and machine it and how to use Work Coordinate System (WCS) in multiple fixture applications.

Prerequisites: CNC machining experience, basic knowledge of Microsoft Windows.

What’s Included: Each trainee is provided with a workstation. All training materials are included.

Duration: 3 Days (up to 24 hours)

AVAILABLE IN ONTARIO ONLY

 

OPTIONAL (To be added to the Mill 2D Certification Prep 1)

 

Mill 2D Solids

 

Overview

In this 1 day class you will learn a variety of useful solids commands, that include extrude, loft, revolve, sweep, boolean add and remove, fillet, chamfer, shell, trimming, and solid patterns. You will also learn how to manipulate a solid using commands from the Model Prep menu such as push-pull, move and split solid face. You will use Create Layout and learn how to dimension parts to create blueprints.

Prerequisites:  Mill 2D Certification Prep 1

What’s Included: Each trainee is provided with a workstation. All training materials are included.

Duration: 1 Day (8 Hours)

Mill 2D Certification Prep 2

Mill 2D Certification Prep 2

 

Overview

Advanced Mill 2D Certification Prep 2 is dedicated to the power user. You will learn how to machine an imported solid model using the Work Coordinate System (WCS) for multiple setups. To better organize the parts, you will master how to use levels and view sheets. Dynamic toolpaths and the difference between Radial Chip Thinning (RCT) and Motion Power Cutting will be explained.
You will practice indexing a 4-axis part using the tool planes defined in the plane manager. Fixtures will be used and the part will be aligned to the fixture faces. You will use tool planes to program parts mounted on a tombstone on a Horizontal Machining Center. You will learn how to save operations to a library and how to import them for different parts. Solid Model Prep functions will be covered to prepare an imported solid for machining. Basic 3D Milling toolpath will be introduced. You will learn how to create basic surfaces and how to use surface rough and finish toolpaths which are available with the Mastercam Mill product.

An introduction to nesting options in Mastercam will be also covered in this class.

Prerequisites: Mill 2D Certification Prep 1

What’s Included: Each trainee is provided with a workstation. All training materials are included.

Duration: 3 Days (up to 24 hours)

AVAILABLE IN ONTARIO ONLY

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In-House Solutions Certification Training Courses

In-House Solutions Certification Training includes a test at the conclusion of the course, providing an assessment of the trainees ability and a signed Certificate of Achievement with a passing grade.

Certification Training for Mastercam Mill/Router Essentials

Certification Training for Mastercam Mill/Router Essentials

Mastercam Certification provides the most thorough & comprehensive training available. At the end of this 32 hour course, trainees will know the most efficient and effective programming methods. The course has two main components; 2D Design and 2D Toolpaths.
 

Overview

2D Design

During this part of the training you will complete a series of 2D drawing exercises covering the following functions: entity creation, geometry modification and transformation and create or move entities onto different levels. You will also learn how to create solids using solid extrude, solid fillet and solid chamfer commands. You will  import and export files from other CAD systems.

2D Toolpaths

In the second part of the training, you will learn how to machine 2D parts using facing, contour, pocket, and drilling toolpaths. You will be shown how to use pocket remachining, island facing, tapered wall pocketing, and how to verify the toolpaths using a solid-based toolpath verification. You will learn how to use the 2D High Speed toolpaths which are optimized for high speed and hard milling. You will be shown how to create toolpaths using Feature Based Machining, programming milling and drilling operations on solid parts.

Prerequisites: CNC machining experience, basic knowledge of Microsoft Windows.

What’s Included: Each trainee is provided with a workstation. All training materials are included.

Duration: 4 Days (up to 32 hours)

Cost: $400/Day

Certification Training for Mastercam Mill/Router Advanced

Certification Training for Mastercam Mill/Router Advanced

Mastercam Certification provides the most thorough & comprehensive training available. This course is designed for the experienced Mastercam user and provides the student with knowledge of 3D Design and 3D Toolpaths.
 

Overview

3D Design

Mastercam Certification provides the most thorough & comprehensive training available. This course is designed for the experienced Mastercam user and provides the student with knowledge of 3D Design and 3D Toolpaths.

3D Toolpaths

You will focus on more advanced multi-surface roughing and finishing toolpaths such as Surface High Speed toolpaths used to efficiently machine both core shapes and pockets. You will also learn how and when to use the legacy surface toolpaths like pocket, contour, flowline and blend.

Prerequisites: 2D Mill experience, CNC machining experience, basic knowledge of Microsoft Windows.

What’s Included: Each trainee is provided with a workstation. All training materials are included.

Duration: 4 Days (up to 32 hours)

Cost: $400/Day

Certification Training for Mastercam Lathe

Certification Training for Mastercam Lathe

In this course you will learn fundamentals of working with Mastercam Lathe.
 

Overview

You will complete a series of 2D drawing exercises covering the following functions: entity creation, geometry modification and transformation, create or move entities onto different levels, import and export files from other CAD systems.

You will become proficient in turning programming operations such as: facing, roughing, finishing, threading, grooving, drilling, and boring. You will also learn how to verify the toolpaths using a solid-based toolpath verification.

Prerequisites: Basic knowledge of Microsoft Windows, CNC machining experience.

What’s Included: Each trainee is provided with a workstation. All training materials are included.

Duration: 3 Days: Offered at In-House Solutions or customer’s site, upon availability.

Cost: $400/Day

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Non-Certified Training Courses

These Training Courses are not certified as they do not include a test at the conclusion of the course. A Certificate of Achievement is not included with the Multiaxis course as applications and strategies can vary significantly.

Mastercam Multiaxis

Mastercam Multiaxis

The Mastercam Multiaxis Training Course is designed for experienced Mastercam Mill users wishing to learn in-depth multiaxis programming.
 

Overview

The training course covers the different applications that are available by configuring the Rotary Axis Control page such as: Rotary axis positioning, 3-axis, and Axis substitution. The training course will also cover the Multiaxis Classic family toolpaths: Rotary, Curve, Swarf, Flow, Multisurface, Port and Drill/Circle Mill. Specific parameters such Cut patterns, Tool Axis Control, Limits, Collision Control, Linking and more will be described in detail.
The more advanced toolpaths, such as Swarf Milling, Parallel and Morph with their extra options for tool axis orientations and collision control, will also be included. Additionally, the training course describes how to verify the toolpaths using the machine simulation module that combines both toolpath backplot mode and material removal mode with collision detections.

Prerequisites: 3D Mill experience, Basic knowledge of Microsoft Windows, CNC machining experience.

What’s Included: Each trainee is provided with a workstation. All training materials are included.

Duration: 4 Days (32 hours)

Cost: $400/Day

Mastercam Lathe for Mill Users

Mastercam Lathe for Mill Users

In this course you will learn Mastercam Lathe toolpaths.
 
Overview

You will become proficient in turning programming operations such as: facing, roughing, finishing, threading, grooving, drilling, and boring. You will also learn how to verify the toolpaths using a solid-based toolpath verification.

Prerequisites: Mastercam Mill Essentials course or similar training.

What’s Included: Each trainee is provided with a workstation. All training materials are included.

Duration: 1 Day: Offered at In-House Solutions or customer’s site, upon availability.

Cost: $400/Day

Mastercam Consulting

Mastercam Consulting

This one day class enables maintenance customers to bring their Mastercam related questions to an In-House Solutions training facility.
 

Overview

Learn the newest features in the latest version. Bring your part files to receive assistance in areas that have been giving you trouble. Learn tips and tricks that the standard certification classes do not have time to review!

Prerequisites: All trainees are required to have a machining background and understand the Mastercam platform. All trainees must be current on Mastercam maintenance.

What’s Included: Each trainee is provided with a workstation.

Duration: 1 Day (8 hours)

Cost: $400/Day

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Company Specific Training

Our specialized on demand, on site and applications training classes are scheduled on request.

On Demand Training

On Demand Training

Custom training suitable for companies seeking private classroom training. It is held at In-House Solutions for a maximum of six people.
 

Overview

This training will focus on the company needs.

Prerequisites: CNC machining experience, basic knowledge of Microsoft Windows.

What’s Included: Each trainee is provided with a workstation. All training materials are included.

Duration: Depends on the training requested.

Cost: $1,200/Day

On Site Training

On Site Training

Any training classes held at the customer’s site, including specialty training such as Art or Wire.
 

Overview

This training can cover any of the website listed courses.

Prerequisites: CNC machining experience, basic knowledge of Microsoft Windows.

What’s Included: Each trainee is provided with a workstation. All training materials are included.

Duration: Depends on the training requested.

Cost: $1,500/day plus travel costs. (Limited to up to 4 students. Additional charge for extra students/day.)

Application Training

Application Training

Special training that will focus on the customer parts.
 

Overview

This training will be done by one of our CNC Programming Specialists who will assist you in programming and/or providing training around your specific parts.

Prerequisites: CNC machining experience, basic knowledge of Microsoft Windows.

What’s Included: Each trainee is provided with a workstation.

Duration: Depends on the training requested.

Cost: $1,200/day plus travel costs. (Limited to 1 student. Additional charge for extra students/day.)

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