Course Title: Create 3D code files using computer aided manufacturing system

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5204 Diploma of Engineering - Advanced Trade

Course Title: Create 3D code files using computer aided manufacturing system

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 60

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Course Contact: Program Manager

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Course Description

This unit covers producing 3D CAM code files, managing
files, managing tools and associated customisation of
installed software including the use of macros, menus and
default settings

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

Path 1

MEM09002B Interpret technical drawing
MEM09022A Create 2D code files using computer aided
manufacture system
MEM12023A Perform engineering measurements
MEM16008A Interact with computing technology

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

MEM09023A Create 3D code files using computer aided manufacturing system


1 Prepare 3D environment 1.1 Coordinate system is established to job
1.2 Orientation is established to job requirement.
1.3 Views are established to job requirement.

2 Manipulate 3D models 2.1 Models are imported using various file formats.
2.2 Existing 3D models are oriented and manipulated to job requirements.
2.3 Model entities are linked to database attributes to
suit job requirements.
2.4 Manufacturing data is developed from the 3D CAM

3 Produce output and
manage 3D code files
3.1 Files are saved in various formats for retrieval
according to standard operating procedures.
3.2 CAM model is verified for logical sequencing and
correct manufacturing procedures.
3.3 Code is produced from the 3D CAM model.

Learning Outcomes

Overview of Assessment

A person who demonstrates competency in this unit must be
able to create 3D code files using computer aided
manufacturing system. Competency in this unit cannot be
claimed until all prerequisites have been satisfied.