Expert | ~8 hr.

CAM for Multi-Axis Milling Expert Certification Prep

Course | Certification prep
Prove you’re on the right track to certification with self-paced lessons and a practice test. This certification prep course covers core skills in the Autodesk Certified Expert in CAM for Multi-Axis Milling using Fusion 360 exam.

Open new doors of opportunity with expert level skills in CAM for multi-axis milling using Fusion 360. This certification prep course will give you the knowledge and skills you need to prepare the Autodesk Certified Expert for Multi-Axis Milling certification exam. Learn to properly perform setup and mill for multi-axis fixturing.

After completing this course, you'll be able to:

  • Identify workholding devices for multi-axis CNC Milling.
  • Create and work with fully constrained sketches and assembly parts.
  • Create a process plan for multi-axis milling.
  • Create a CAM setup for CNC milling.
  • Create and manage a tool library.
  • Create multi-axis toolpaths for roughing and finishing.
  • Create manual NC code and an NC program to output specific toolpaths.
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Course modules

~30 min.
Getting started
Course Module

Discover what you'll learn in this course and download the software and resources you will need.

~2 hr.
See where you stand
Course Module

Before you begin this course, test your skills by taking the following assessment to see where you stand.

~50 min.
Plan and set up work
Course Module

Learn how to plan and set up drawings for a successful operation.

~1 hr.
Machine setup
Course Module

Plan and assemble digital workholding and determine appropriate workholding based on specifications. 

~1 hr. 20 min.
Program toolpaths
Course Module

Selecting appropriate machining strategies and defining tool orientation is critical for the success of machining.

~1 hr.
Verify and simulate
Course Module

Learn to perform toolpaths and machine simulations.

~35 min.
Output code
Course Module

Learn to verify axis work coordinate set and troubleshoot output errors.

~45 min.
Part inspection
Course Module

Learn to validate feature location and size. 

~1 hr.
Course challenge exercise
Course Module

Now that you've completed the learning material in this course, you can take the challenge exercise to measure your skills on the topics covered in this course. Follow the assignment directions below or download the PDF to follow along at your own pace.

~2 hr.
Practice test
Course Module

Take the practice exam

Related learning

  • Fusion 360
Expert | ~16 hr.
CNC Toolpaths for Multi-Axis Milling
Course | Skill builder
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  • Fusion 360
Expert | ~7 hr.
CAM Strategies for Multi-Axis Milling
Course | Skill builder
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Learning pathways:

CAM for Multi-Axis MillingGenerative Design for Manufacturing Learning PathwayDesign for Manufacturing Learning PathwayCAM for 3 Axis Milling

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