This is a course for people with responsibility for completing work on Turning Machines and relevant tooling duties and activities.

  • Component parts and controls of a Centre Lathe
  • Health & Safety
  • 4 Jaw chuck work to include Offset Turning
  • Turning between centres
  • Screw cutting
  • Boring
  • Parallel turning & facing


Entry Requirements

Introduction – 2 Days
No Centre Lathe machine experience required. Knowledge of basic workshop and general machining health and safety requirements would be advantageous.

Advanced - 2½ Days
A basic understanding of Centre Lathe machining principles is essential. It is recommended that those with little or no experience attend the 2 day Introduction course prior to taking the Advanced course.


Course Cost


£395 + VAT

£474 Inc VAT


£475 + VAT

£570 Inc VAT 

Course Duration

2 days