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CNC Lathe Machine Operation NC III in the Philippines

CNC Lathe Machine Operation NC III  is a short TESDA course in the Philippines that will train you in performing advanced CNC lathe machine operations.

Some examples of skills that you will acquire from enrolling in this course include:

  • Applying safety practices
  • Interpreting working drawings and sketches
  • Selecting/ cutting workshop materials
  • Performing shop computations (Basic)
  • Measuring workpiece (Basic)
  • Performing routine housekeeping
  • Performing shop computations (Intermediate)
  • Measuring workpiece using angular measuring instruments
  • Performing shop computations (Advanced)
  • Measuring workpiece using gages and surface texture comparator
  • Performing preventive and corrective maintenance
  • Preparing cost estimates
  • Writing advanced CNC lathe machine program
  • Setting-up multiple-axis CNC lathe machine, workpiece and cutting tools
  • Performing advanced CNC lathe machine operations

Course Duration

CNC Lathe Machine Operation NC III takes a minimum of  234 hours to complete.

Admission Requirements

Basic requirements for this TESDA course include:

  • Copy of NSO Birth Certificate
  • Highschool or College Diploma
  • Certified True Copy of Transcript of Records or Form 137
  • Certificate of Good Moral Character
  • 1×1 and/or 2×2 Pictures


Qualified graduates of  CNC Lathe Machine Operation NC III  can find employment as a CNC lathe machine operator (Advanced).


Some TESDA-accredited institutions may require you to complete CNC Lathe Machine Operation NC II before being allowed to take CNC Lathe Machine Operation NC III.

Competency Assessment and Certification

Students enrolled in the CNC Lathe Machine Operation NC III course may be required to undergo a Competency Assessment before graduation. A National Certificate (NC III) will be issued to students who passed this assessment. You can find more information on assessments and certifications at the official website of TESDA.

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  1. i am living at western visayas negros occidental …im already practicing this skills as a lathe machine operator since 1990 until now…and i want to have a certification as a lathe machine operator NCII…i need an advice where tesda training center that nearest from my address.

  2. I wanna know the schedule for 2013 for the cnc lathe machine operation

    • Hi, Sid!

      Thanks for visiting our site.

      We’re sorry but we have no available information regarding the training schedule of the different TESDA courses. You can find the list of schools/training centers that offer this course on the link below, though. It’s best if you’ll contact them directly so they can give you an accurate and more detailed response.

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