Mastercam University & Certification

Mastercam University & Certification

The Mastercam University and Mastercam Certification programs offer exciting opportunities to expand your skills and knowledge in the precision manufacturing industries.

Mastercam University®

The perfect solution for anyone looking to learn Mastercam.

MastercamU® allows you to learn tips and tricks from Mastercam trainers at your own pace and in your own time. These online classes can be used to quickly get up to speed, sharpen your skills, or prepare for official Mastercam Certification. MastercamU is available to all who have internet access. Contact us for more information or to register for a class.

Learn from the Experts

Benefit from the knowledge of expert certified corporate trainers who bring their extensive industrial experience and Mastercam mastery to each lesson. Courseware is delivered in over 180 videos using proven industrial techniques. This format lets you learn at your own speed, reviewing all of the tips and tricks to unleash the power of Mastercam.

The Learning Process

Learn from corporate trainers who are certified and have extensive industrial experience. The courseware is presented in more than 180 videos that use proven industrial techniques. This format allows you to learn at your own pace, reviewing all the tips and tricks that will unleash the power of Mastercam.

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Classes Currently Offered

Mastercam Mill 2D

This course introduces students to Mastercam Mill 2D. We start by covering the interface and discussing the overall workflow to the student. We then cover the various steps involved in programming in Mastercam, from setting up your CAM program, to design fundamentals, machine selection, basic and advanced 2D toolpath programming, and toolpath simulation and posting.

Mastercam Mill 3D

This course continues to explore the power of Mastercam Mill software. We review advanced CAD techniques including solids and Model Prep as well as explore advanced 3D toolpath programming including our dynamic toolpaths. The Mastercam Home Learning Edition (HLE) is included and can be accessed once in the course.

Mastercam Lathe

Complete turning course presents design and toolpaths, including C- and Y-axis machining.

Mastercam Multi-Axis

Learn how to create Multi-axis toolpaths plus setup considerations, part verification, machine simulation, and more.

Mastercam Mill-Turn in Lathe

This course reviews how to program simple mill-turn machines using Mastercam Lathe with a .machine file. You will learn everything from part setup to toolpath creation to simulation.

Mastercam Certification

What is Mastercam Certification?

The Mastercam Certification program is a rigorous set of practical tests that recognizes a programmer’s knowledge and ability to work effectively with Mastercam CAM software, overcome common issues facing today’s shops, and produce high quality finished parts. It sets the bar to a high standard and ensures that only the very best programmers become Mastercam Certified.

Benefits of Mastercam Certification

Benefits to the end-user – Programmers and machinists completing the Mastercam Certification program carry with them a useful means of quickly proving and validating their Mastercam skills in an increasingly demanding industry.

Benefits to the employer – By hiring Mastercam Certified employees you are guaranteed to get the level of experience and expertise that you demand. Hire with confidence in knowing that your new employee has the skills that it takes to get the job done right.

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Certification Levels

Mastercam Certification uses a rigorous set of practical tests to examine a programmer’s ability to work effectively with CAM software, overcome common issues, and produce high quality finished parts. Testing for Mastercam Certification available at two levels. If a student score an 80% or higher on the exam, they will receive their certification immediately. If a student fails the test, the system will automatically allow a retest after 20 days.

Mastercam Associate Certification

Associate Certification is a reliable validation of your skills and knowledge in the use of Mastercam software. It is the first benchmark and a useful step toward a Mastercam Professional Certification.

Mastercam Professional Certification​

Professional Certification includes comprehensive testing combined with a practical application component, using Mastercam to program a part based on a specific set of requirements. Professional Certification includes a proctored exam at a designated location.

Mastercam Certification Pretest

This is a pretest that prepares students who wish to take the Associate Certificate Exam. The test is comprised of 30 random questions (out of approximately 125 total questions) and tests students on various topics in Mastercam. There is no time limit on this pretest, and it can be taken unlimited times. It is recommended that students take this pretest multiple times to experience a broader range of the available questions. Mastercam software is not required to take this exam.

MACDAC Engineering

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30 Years of Trusted Partnerships

MACDAC Engineering is the largest CAD/CAM software dealer in New England and has been partnered with Mastercam since 1991. We offer training, support, and services for all Mastercam products.

We believe in developing strong relationships with our customers, which is why so many of them have relied on us for their CAD/CAM needs for years. We primarily keep our sales local to New England so that we can better create, build, and maintain customer relationships for many years to come.


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