GibbsCAM Training Options
We offer many types of training to meet your needs. Choose the one that works best for your shop.
Morningstar offers a wide variety of GibbsCAM training classes for every skill level. Check out the class offerings below to find the perfect class to take your programming skills to the next level.
We offer personalized training sessions for your team. Available both on-site and in our classroom, these sessions are the perfect place to ask questions about specific projects or get trained on any aspect of the software.
Online, classroom-style training with live instructors is available as eight 3-hour classes over a two week period. This convenient training option keeps you in the shop and requires no traveling.
GibbsCAM online tutorial-based training curriculum is available as a yearly subscription. Comprehensive training is offered through a series of 5-minute high-quality videos.
Classroom Training Classes
Whatever your level of GibbsCAM expertise, we’ve got a training class to give you the tools to program parts faster and more efficiently.
This course is designed to teach you how to use GibbsCAM® to create geometry suitable for the machining of toolpaths using Free Form CAD and the Geometry Expert spreadsheet.
This course is designed to teach you how to use Production Milling to create 2.5 axis milling toolpaths, including hole operations, contouring operations, roughing operations and thread milling.
Polar/Cylindrical and Mill/Turn
This course is designed to teach you how to use Polar/Cylindrical to create and machine wrapped geometry and perform mill/turn operations using the Milling and Turning package.
This course is designed to teach you how to use Advanced CS to create multiple coordinate systems for modeling and machining toolpaths on VMCs, HMCs with a 4th/5th axis.
This course is designed to teach you how to use the GibbsCAM 2.5D Solids Package to create and machine prismatic solid models using a number of different techniques.
Advanced 3D Machining
This course is designed to teach you how to use the legacy Surface Machining processes, and the Advanced 3D and High Speed Machining capabilities included in newer versions of SolidSurfacer.
Tombstone Management System
This course is designed to teach you how to use the Tombstone Management System (TMS) module to more easily generate multi-part setups for tombstone machining and create appropriate G-Code output.
This course is designed to teach you how to use the GibbsCAM 5-Axis option to create 5-axis simultaneous toolpaths including tool axis control, gouge checks, and link options.
Multi-Task Machining (MTM)
This course is designed to teach you how to use the Multi-Task Machining (MTM) option for the definition, creation, and programming of multi-turret, multi-spindle parts.
OptiCAM Wire EDM
This course is designed to teach you how to use OptiCAM Wire EDM for feature recognition, solids machining, automatic 4-Axis synchronization, simulation, and using 2D wireframe geometry.
This course is designed to teach you how to use GibbsCAM Probing to create different probing tool types, probing processes, probing shapes, and probing parameters.
Custom Training Options
Explore the power of custom training! Our technicians are available to help you with whatever you need. Deep dive into the software or get help programming any programming project–the choice is yours. These sessions are available at your shop or at the Morningstar CAM Solutions training facilities.
Custom Training (Classroom)
This course is designed to teach you how to use GibbsCAM for your specific manufacturing applications. Held at Morningstar CAM Solutions in Albemarle, NC.
Live, Online Training Classes
We’ve made training even more convenient with online, classroom-style training classes with live instructors. Available on a recurring schedule, courses consist of 8 classes, Tuesday through Friday, over two weeks. With live instructors, you can ask questions and get the help you need immediately, just like if you were in person.
These classes are available through our training partner, WestCAM Solutions.
GibbsCAM Advanced Concepts
Explores working with solid models and coordinate systems control.
Local Hotels and Restaurants
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