Associate | ~11 hr.

CAM for 2.5 Axis Milling Associate Certification Prep

Course | Certification prep
Prove you're on the right track to certification with self-paced lessons and a practice test. This certification prep course reviews the core skills covered on the Autodesk Certified Associate in CAM for 2.5 Axis Milling using Fusion 360 exam.


Get prepared to take the Autodesk Certified Associate in 2.5 Axis Milling certification exam. Review essential skills, such as process planning, 2D sketching, 3D modeling, CAM program creation, toolpath creation for roughing and finishing 2.5 axis parts, and documentation for careers in CNC programming using Fusion 360. Follow along with lessons, datasets, and exercises to practice and review the exam topics on your own. You can also test your knowledge by taking a practice test to prepare for the certification exam. It’s all about practice and preparation.

After completing this course, you’ll be able to:

  • Navigate the user interface.
  • Identify areas of the browser.
  • Transition through various environments.
  • Review the topics covered on the Autodesk Certified Associate in 2.5 Axis Milling certification exam.

Course modules

~10 min.
Getting started

Getting started

~20 min.
See where you stand

See where you stand

~1 hr. 40 min.
Manufacturing process planning for CNC milling

Learn about process planning for CNC Milling. Process planning involves reading and understanding detailed drawings, identifying workholding devices, creating a tool list, and planning certain types of operations to machine a part.

~1 hr. 55 min.
CAD modeling and model preparation

Learn about the 2-dimensional sketching and control required to create robust parametric CAD models.

~2 hr. 10 min.
Create and Simulate CNC milling Toolpaths

Learn how to setup and create toolpaths in Fusion 360 to machine various types of geometry.

~1 hr. 35 min.
Create Required Documents to Set Up and Run a CNC Mill

Create a setup sheet and export NC code from Fusion 360.

~1 hr. 30 min.
Course challenge exercise

Course challenge exercise

~45 min.
Practice test

Practice test

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