The aim of the course is to acquaint students with the basics of working on CNC machine tools together with the preparation of NC programs according to specific tasks using CAD/CAM systems with a focus also on multi-axis machining. The exercises are about setting and editing programs on CNC machine simulators and machines, including the manufacturing of parts. In addition, students will learn the basics of setting up and operating CNC machines, diagnostics of machine operation, basic maintenance and service.