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Mastercam delivers CAD/CAM software tools for all types of programming, from the most basic to the extremely complex. 2-axis machining, multiaxis milling and turning, wire EDM, router applications, free-form artistic modeling and cutting, 3D design, drafting, surface and solid modeling – whatever your machining needs, there is a Mastercam product for your budget and application.


The Mastercam suite of CAD/CAM products is designed with real-world programming needs at the forefront, making your work easier and faster than ever before.  And because Mastercam can grow with your needs, you have the long-term confidence, experience, and support from the #1 CAD/CAM developer in the world.

Mastercam offers 2- through 5-axis milling and routing, turning, wire EDM, artistic relief cutting, 2D and 3D design, surface, and solid modeling.

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Mastercam Certifications

Mastercam Certification is an excellent way to demonstrate your talent and expertise using the world’s most widely used CAM software. Begin with Associate Level Certification and then advance to Mastercam Professional Level Certification as your skills improve.

Getting Started


Looking to start your journey? This helpful guide outlines the steps we recommend you take to achieve Mastercam Certification.


As you are getting started, contact your Learning Labs Regional Manager (except Kentucky) as he is an excellent resource to help you explore your options for education and training. We can provide a variety of training opportunities to meet your needs, and we can advise you of additional programs in your region and help if you are considering the following:

  • Mastercam University online training.

  • 3rd party training content (like camInstructor).

  • Attending training at a local trade school, college, or university.


You can practice using Mastercam in school, on the job, and in the comfort of your own home. Every opportunity to gain CAD/CAM experience should be taken to challenge yourself with programming scenarios and fully develop your expertise.


Benefits of Mastercam Certification


Individuals with CNC programming and machining skills are in high demand in the manufacturing industry. This is an exciting career field where it is imperative to stay current with the latest technology.

  • Benefits to the end-user – Programmers and machinists with Mastercam Certification carry a useful credential to demonstrate their skills using our software.

  • Benefits to the employer – Hiring Mastercam Certified talent provides a level of confidence in knowing that a new employee has the skills necessary to get your jobs done right. Mastercam Certifications are a useful way to keep your skills current with the latest CAD/CAM solutions, regardless of industry or application type.


Certification Levels


Mastercam Certification uses a rigorous set of practical tests to examine a programmer’s ability to work effectively with CAM software, overcome common issues, and produce high quality finished parts. Testing for Mastercam Certification available at two levels.


Mastercam Associate Certification


Associate Certification is a reliable validation of your skills and knowledge in the use of Mastercam software. It is the first benchmark and a useful step toward a Mastercam Professional Certification.


Mastercam Professional Certification


Professional Certification includes comprehensive testing combined with a practical application component, using Mastercam to program a part based on a specific set of requirements. Professional Certification includes a proctored exam at a designated location.


Instructional courses and certification exams are available for purchase.

Please visit Mastercam's Educational Suite page or contact your Regional Manager.


This product is available in all states except Kentucky.
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