Course Title: Optimise CNC operations

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5153

Course Title: Optimise CNC operations

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 60.0

Regardless of the mode of delivery, represent a guide to the relative teaching time and student effort required to successfully achieve a particular competency/module. This may include not only scheduled classes or workplace visits but also the amount of effort required to undertake, evaluate and complete all assessment requirements, including any non-classroom activities.

Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


320T Design (TAFE)


Course Contact: Julian Pratt

Course Contact Phone: 9925 4820

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This course covers the analysis of production orders, production histories and machine capabilities and the manipulation of machine control programs to optimise production performance.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

LMFFT5010A Optimise CNC operations


Commission automatic process and machine control programs

Identify optimal operating conditions

Install and integrate automatic process machine control programs

Prepare for software installation

Learning Outcomes


Overview of Assessment

This competency is co-assessed with MKTG 9230C, BUSM 9907C, MKTG 9231C and MKTG 9234C.
Assessment tasks are:
• Furniture installation project portfolio
• Case goods furnishing product project
• Tight squeeze CNC machining product project