TOLLAND, Conn. – Mastercam, CAD/CAM software developed by CNC Software, Inc., has made free training available. From now until June 30, 2020, users can sign up to take a full set of Mastercam core classes on Mastercam University.

Mastercam University offers 24-hour access to fully online training and the courses are designed to be self-paced. Each lesson contains a set of learning objectives, assessment questions, and challenges to be completed. Users will earn a certificate for each course that is completed.

The following free courses are being offered on Mastercam University: Mastercam Essentials; STEM: Principles of Machining; Mastercam 2D Mill (for both 2019 and 2020 versions); Mastercam 3D Mill (for both 2019 and 2020 versions); and Mastercam Lathe (for both 2019 and 2020 versions).

To assist in efforts to maintain learning opportunities and transition to remote instruction, Mastercam is also providing an array of free resources to use for online teaching initiatives and virtual classroom instruction.

Three projects in the Mastercam Quick Part Series are available free of charge. These project-based learning modules provide tutorials for Mastercam Mill, Mastercam Router, and Mastercam Lathe.

Each includes guided curriculum that takes students through the CAD/CAM/CNC process from project start to a finished part. These tutorials provide instructors a convenient means of teaching students about manufacturing terminology, techniques, and processes while providing valuable experience using Mastercam.

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