Fulltime Classroom Engineering, manufacturing and construction

CNC and SolidWorks

The aim of the programme is to provide learners with the skill and related knowledge in the application of using Vcarve-pro software for CNC machining of Materials (Soft Aluminium and Timber) as well as gaining the required knowledge of safe working practice, identifying different types of CNC Machines, generate manual and automatically software and generating G-Codes for CNC Machines . The learners will also be able to edit basic 3D models using SolidWorks for Parametric Modelling.

Target Award

City & Guilds Engineering-Unit route – 2850-93

Start Date: 10-09-2024 Hours/week: 15 Hrs 15 Mins Duration: 14 weeks


Day Mornings Afternoons Evenings
Education Requirements
Learner should ideally be educated to Leaving Certificate with a pass in mathematics, knowledge of technical drawing would be an advantage

Age Requirements
Applicants must have reached the current statutory school leaving age.

Learning Aptitude
Good numeracy, literacy and IT skills

Previous Experience
Technical qualification in the field of engineering would be an advantage

Module Award Body
CNC Machining of Materials CNC Machining of Materials (2850-326) City & Guilds
Computer Aided Design Using Parametric Modelling Software Level 1 CAD Using Parametric Modelling Software L1 (7689-101) City & Guilds
1- CNC Machining of Materials
This module enables the learner to develop the skills and knowledge necessary to
successfully machine by Computer Numerical Control (CNC), it includes part programming, preparation of the machine, selection and the preparing of the required methods of workholding, the selection and the correct mounting of tooling.
It also covers the operations required and safe working practices to complete the machining operations.

2- Parametric Modelling
This module will equip candidates with an understanding of the CAD Parametric Modelling environment, in terms of hardware, software and physical surroundings. It will explore the typical composition of a CAD Parametric Modelling system and Health and Safety matters that are associated with safe working practices.




FABLAB WWETB, Enniscorthy Enterprise & Technology Centre, Milehouse Road, Bellefield, Enniscorthy, Y21 D8W6


  • Free Parking
  • Wheel Chair Access

Contact Details

Course Contact:
Recruitment Department


051 301500