Introduction to Turning

If you have a Lathe on your premises than this course could make it earn for you.

Who is it for?

Lathes are highly technical and require specialist training.  This course is extremely safety-focused and will enable you to operate to a high standard of safety. Attending this course will enable you to operate the machinery effectively and safely.

What will I learn?
  • Use digital readouts, dials, calculate speeds and feeds
  • Use of automatic feeds and understand machine axis
  • Use tailstock and compound slide
  • Use attachments and precision techniques

Course Details

  • Location: Havant
  • Duration: 4.5 Days
  • Member: £870
  • Non-Member: £1024

All fees subject to VAT

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Course Overview
  • Machine safety and guarding
  • How to read and use measuring tools
  • How to use feeds and speeds
  • Tail-stock and running centre drilling, reaming & threading
  • Precision techniques of turning diameters and boring holes
  • Understanding drawings
  • Facing/Parting off
  • Machining shoulders and chamfers
  • Basic cutting tool identification and setting
  • Machining angles using compound slide
  • Understanding and using digital readouts (DROs)

Course Dates
Courses commence;

9 October 2017
26 March 2018
4 June 2018

Company Sponsored Option

This course is also available as a company sponsored option which is for your delegates only, this is a flexible solution and can be tailored to reflect your business needs, delivered on a date, time and place to suit you - please contact us.


Group Discounts

Take advantage of these discounts when booking this course;

5% off for 2-3 people
8% off for 4-5 people
12% off for 6 or more people

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