Essentials of Computer-Aided Manufacturing Using SolidCAM

Course Date:
27 July - 26 August 2022 (every Wed and Fri)

Registration Period:
15 March - 21 June 2022

Duration:
40 hours

Time:
6:30pm to 10:30pm

Mode of Training:
Facilitated Learning (F2F) and Practical Training

Venue:
Singapore Polytechnic


Course Introduction

SolidCAM is an integrated CAM software which runs directly inside SOLIDWORKS. This course covers major manufacturing applications from 2.5D Milling technologies to current trend on high efficiency machining (HEM) technology. In addition, there is a practical session included to see live machining. 


Course Objective

SolidCAM is an integrated CAM software which runs directly inside SOLIDWORKS. This course covers major manufacturing applications from 2.5D Milling technologies to current trend on high efficiency machining (HEM) technology. In addition, there is a practical session included to see live machining. 


Course Outline

By the end of the course, participants will be able to use SolidCAM for the following tasks: 
1. Setup work for basic CNC Milling with SolidCAM
2. Select the appropriate machining operations to machine a given part
3. Generate numerical control (NC) code for machining

Topics to be covered

1. Computer Aided Design (CAD) essentials
2. SolidCAM 2.5D
3. SolidCAM AFRM
4. SolidCAM HSS
5. SolidCAM HSM
6. SolidCAM imachining


Suitable for

Mechanical Engineer / Manufacturing Engineer / Production Engineer / CAM Programmer / Technical/Workshop/Toolroom Managers / Manufacturing Specialists


Minimum Entry Requirements / Assumed Skills and Knowledge

• Proficient in listening, speaking and reading English language
• Be able to interpret technical drawings and blueprints
• Proficient in basic computer skills
• Proficient in basic CAD skills especially Solidworks


Award / Certification / Accreditation

• Certificate of Attendance (electronic Certificate will be issued)
A Certificate of Attendance will be awarded to participants who meet at least 75% attendance rate

• Certificate of Performance (electronic Certificate will be issued)
A Certificate of Performance will be awarded to participants who pass the assessment and meet at least 75% attendance rate

Full Fees (before GST): $1,770.00
GST payable for all funding-eligible applicants*: $37.17 
GST payable for others: $123.90

Applicants/EligibilitySkillsFuture FundingSubsidised Fee (after GST)
Singapore Citizens aged 40 and above1$1,593.00$214.17 
Singapore Citizens aged below 40$1,239.00$568.17
Singapore Permanent Residents and LTVP+ Holders$1,239.00$568.17
SME-sponsored Singapore Citizens, Permanent Residents and LTVP+ Holders2$1,593.00$214.17 
Others (Full fees payable)$0.00$1,893.90

*As per SSG’s policy, the GST payable is calculated based on 7% of the baseline funding subsidy of 70%

Singaporeans aged 25 years and above may use **SkillsFuture Credit balance to offset respective course fees.

1Under the SkillsFuture Mid-career Enhanced Subsidy. For more information, visit the SkillsFuture website here
2 Under the Enhanced Training Support for Small & Medium Enterprises (SMEs) Scheme. For more information of the scheme, click here. To view SP’s list of similar funded courses, click here. Please submit the attached “Declaration Form for Enhanced Training Support Scheme for SME” together with your online application.


Funding Incentives

Please click here for more information on funding incentives.


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Eligible for SkillsFuture Credit
Terms and Conditions

*Please note that once the maximum class size is reached, the online registration will be closed. You may register your interest, and would be notified if there is a new run.

Application Procedure

1. All applications must be made via Online Registration at www.pace.sp.edu.sg
Course fees can be paid by the following payment modes:

a) Credit Cards, Internet Banking, NETS (Not Applicable for company sponsored)
For e-payment using Visa/Master cards and Internet Banking, please click on the ‘Make e-Payment’ button on the acknowledgement page to proceed.

b) For NETS payment, you can pay at:
Singapore Polytechnic
PACE Academy

c) For payment via PayNow, please enter the UEN No. T08GB0056ACET and indicate the invoice/registration number. 

*With effect from 1 August 2021, cheque payment will not be available 

2. All successful applicants will be notified with a letter of confirmation via email.