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5 Ways to Learn Mastercam

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Mastercam provides unparalleled support and service to our users, including a wide variety of resources for learning Mastercam. From those looking to teach Mastercam in their classes, to those just looking to freshen their skills, we have a solution for you to get up to speed with the most widely used CAM software in the world.

1. Mastercam University

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Mastercam University offers 24/7 access to online courses and Certification exams for anyone looking to begin a career in CNC programming or to current Mastercam users who want to sharpen their job skills.

Mastercam University is located on the new Learning Hub on myMastercam, and is now offered free to all customers, students, and potential customers.

Regardless of skill level, there is a Mastercam University class able to strengthen your knowledge of most Mastercam products. It offers online video-based courses in Core, 2D Mill, 3D Mill, Lathe, Multiaxis, and Mill-Turn. Users get access to all the necessary part files and documents required to complete the course.

Log in using your existing myMastercam account credentials or create an account for free at

2. camInstructor

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camInstructor provides access to CNC programming courses and books that train you to operate and program CNC machinery utilizing Mastercam software. The curriculum offers a comprehensive classroom solution for Mastercam and CNC programming, allowing you to learn at your own pace.

The courses include easy-to-follow, step-by-step instructions with project-based lessons and all necessary teacher resources, lesson plans, part files, tests, and quizzes. camInstructor can help whether you are looking to begin a lucrative career in CNC programming or want to strengthen your existing Mastercam skills.

camInstructor offers access to a live instructor that can be reached for assistance or with any questions. Track students’ progress and check out the comprehensive Certification program available. Visit to find more details.

3. TITANS of CNC Academy

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The TITANS of CNC Academy is a free online platform developed by CNC experts offering project-based video tutorials on the fundamentals of CAD/CAM design and programming, CNC machining, fixturing, and advanced 5-axis machining. Improve your skills through repetition and the stacking of techniques.

Each tutorial walks students through the entire manufacturing process step-by-step. Users can learn how to design, program, and machine complete parts to print specifications in their classroom or at home. TITANS of CNC also offers dozens of free certifications through their CNC EXPERT platform.

Visit or to become a member or to gather more information.

4. Streamingteacher

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Learn Mastercam your way with supplemental courseware taught by industry professionals with many years of experience. With an enhanced focus on Mastercam settings and multiple part examples, the lessons focus on building the essential problem-solving skills sought out by employers.

With a constantly evolving video course library, Streamingteacher will shorten your learning curve dramatically. Sign up for a free account and view the subscription options at

5. In-House Solutions (free learning content)

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In-House Solutions, a Mastercam Reseller, is excited to release all of its latest Mastercam training material free of charge. The PDF training material and part files can be downloaded, but check back often as they update this content regularly.

This material is the same training content used in their instructor-led training classes. For more information, please visit

Are You Ready to Learn Mastercam?

If you are already a Mastercam user and looking to sharpen your skills, be sure to check out the partners listed in this blog to see what they can offer you.

If you are new to Mastercam, you can download the free Mastercam Learning Edition to experiment with Mastercam to see if it’s a good fit for your shop. If so, use these resources to get up-to-speed with the software and get your shop running!