The Multi-Axis Programming, Setup, and Operation (I-BEST) certificate is designed for students and professionals to increase their knowledge and skills in machining technology and related fields that utilize CNC programming. Students learn to program, set up, and run various multi-axis processes including:
2-axis lathe with axial and radial live tooling
3-axis mill with 4th axis capability
turning center (machining center) with axial and radial live tooling, a Y axis, and a sub-spindle
5-axis machine that is true 5 axis in a table-table format
Lake Washington Institute of Technology does not offer every course each quarter. It is the student’s responsibility to consult the Class Schedule and work out an individual schedule with an advisor. Any developmental coursework a student may be required to complete may increase the program length.
Completion of all of the following Certificates of Completion or instructor permission based on work experience: