Associate | ~7 hr.

CAM for Turning Associate Certification Prep

Course | Certification prep
Get prepared to take the Autodesk Certified Associate in CAM for Turning using Fusion 360 exam. Review essential skills and take the practice test to prepare for the certification exam.

Overview

Get prepared to take the Autodesk Certified Associate in CAM for Turning certification exam. Review essential skills such as process planning and model preparation, CAM setup creation, toolpath creation for turning, setup sheets, and G-code output using Fusion 360.

Follow along with videos, datasets, and exercises to practice and review the exam topics on your own. You can also test your knowledge by taking a practice test to prepare for the certification exam. It’s all about practice and preparation.

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

  • Recognize workholding requirements for CNC lathe.
  • Create a process plan for CAM turning.
  • Create a setup for CAM turning.
  • Create and manage a tool library.
  • Create turning toolpaths for roughing and finishing.
  • Create a NC program to output specific toolpaths.
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Course modules

~20 min.
Getting started
Course Module

Getting started

~1 hr. 30 min.
See where you stand
Course Module

See where you stand

~1 hr. 30 min.
Job setup, plan, and setting up work
Course Module

Planning and setting up is essential for a successful operation.

~1 hr.
Defining CAM setup, machine, and stock
Course Module

Defining CAM setup, machine, and stock is integral to ensure agreement between the physical tool and the digital representation.

~2 hr. 30 min.
Toolpath creation and optimization
Course Module

Creating and optimizing toolpaths is critical for the success of turning.

~1 hr. 30 min.
Simulation and verification
Course Module

Performing toolpath and machine simulation confirms stock removal procedures and ensures collision avoidance.

~1 hr. 30 min.
Documentation and output
Course Module

Learn how outputting code verifies work coordinate setup against posted code. 

~2 hr.
Course challenge exercise
Course Module

Course challenge exercise

~1 hr. 30 min.
Practice test
Course Module

Final test

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