Introduction to Milling Training

Who is this course aimed at?

The course is aimed at personnel with no previous machining training and for those tasked with performing basic machining operations on a Turret Mill or candidates such as technicians, designers & supervisors wishing to gain an appreciation in the subject as outlined in the course programme below. This is a practical based course, carrying out exercises on real machinery, therefore the delegates are required to wear safety boots. Maximum number of delegates per course = 6

Do you need previous experience or qualifications to attend this course?

It would be an advantage if all candidates had either attended the Measuring Equipment Course or are fully conversant with the use, reading and care of verniers, micrometres, height gauges and DTI’s and other associated measuring equipment.

Course Content

Introduction to milling using Vertical Milling Machine •     Knowledge of Milling cutters (Types, cutting materials and uses) •     Mounting of milling cutters •     Work holding methods •     Milling horizontal, vertical and angular faces •     Milling steps and shoulders •     Milling slots, open and closed. •     Use of appropriate measurement equipment as required.


To allow the candidate to safely and confidently operate the machine noted above, to perform the various tasks as outlined in the overview.  


The course is hands on and totally workshop based, being observed at all times by the course tutor to ensure safe working and competence improvement with practice.

Car Parking

Available on site


Buffet lunch and Teas / coffees provided.


To make a booking please complete the booking form and return to Emma Codd at