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Manufacturing – Advanced Technologies

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Machining Technology – Level I

Course Description

162 hours
This course introduces machining operations as they relate to the metalworking industry. Topics include machine shop safety, measuring tools, lathes, drilling machines, saws, milling machines, bench grinders, and layout instruments. Emphasis is placed on setup and operation of machine tools including the selection and use of work holding devices, speeds, feeds, cutting tools, and coolants. Upon completion, students should be able to safely perform the basic operations of measuring, layout, drilling, sawing, turning, and milling. This course is aligned with the NIMS Machining Level I curriculum. Students who successfully complete the course will be prepared to register and sit for the 11 credentials included in the Level I standard.

Pre-Requisites

None

Requirements

None

Cost

$798.85 includes all books and supplies

Books

None

Upcoming Courses

Begin DateEnd DateDaysTime
3/17/207/30/20TWTh6pm - 9pm

Machining Technology – Level II

Course Description

128 hours
Instructor permission required to register for this course. This course provides an intermediate overview of CNC and manual machining as they relate to the metalworking industry. Topics include machining, diemaking, and machine maintenance, service and repair. Upon completion, students should be able to generate basic programs for CNC machining centers, perform advanced manual machine operations, utilize shop math/trigonometry tables, demonstrate a basic understanding of plastic injection molding, and utilize CMM to inspect parts. Students will produce artifacts and tools as part of the course. This course is aligned with the NIMS Machining Level II curriculum. Students who successfully complete the course may be prepared to register and sit for select credentials included in the Level II NIMS standard.

Pre-Requisites

Machining Technology – Level I

Requirements

None

Cost

$753.85 includes all books and supplies

Books

None

Upcoming Courses

Begin DateEnd DateDaysTime
3/23/207/27/20MW1:00pm-5:00pm

Machining Technology – Level III

Course Description

128hours
Instructor permission required to register for this course. This course provides an advanced overview of CNC and manual machining industry. Topics include diemaking, and machine maintenance, repair and service. Upon completion, students should be able to generate advanced programs for CNC machining centers – including CNC lathes with live tooling and CNC milling with 4th axes,  perform advanced manual machine operations, utilize advanced shop math/trigonometry formulas, utilize CMM to inspect parts, and utilize CAD/CAM to generate drawings and programs. Students will produce artifacts and tools as part of the course. This course is aligned with the NIMS Machining Level III curriculum. Students who successfully complete the course may be prepared to register and sit for select credentials included in the Level III NIMS standard.

Pre-Requisites

None

Requirements

None

Cost

$753.85 includes all books and supplies

Books

None

Upcoming Courses

Begin DateEnd DateDaysTime
3/24/207/23/20TTh1:00pm-5:00pm

Mechatronics (Basic Industrial Maintenance)

Course Description

120 hours
This course introduces the synergistic integration and application of mechanical, electrical, electronic, robotic, and computer engineering technologies, including Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC), that are found within production and manufacturing environments striving to improve and/or optimize efficiency, productivity, and quality. Upon completion, students will be able to demonstrate an understanding of the function of the components of a mechatronic system, their controlling interactions, problem solving, and the overall operation of the mechatronic control system.

Pre-Requisites

None

Requirements

None

Cost

$902.50 includes all supplies

Books

None

Upcoming Courses

Begin DateEnd DateDaysTime
TBDTBDTTh5pm-9pm

Advanced Mechatronics

Course Description

160 hours
This course is designed to teach students fundamental skills in manufacturing automation. Upon competition students will have had classroom and hands on instruction in the automation control field that includes electrical, robotics and PLCs. Topics covered include robotic and PLC programming, electrical troubleshooting, and electrical print reading.

Pre-Requisites

Mechatronics (Basic Industrial Maintenance)

Requirements

None

Cost

$560 includes all supplies

Books

None

Upcoming Courses

To be announced

Registration Options

Enroll Online Now

By Phone: 704-290-5223

In Person: 3509 Old Charlotte Highway, Monroe

Location

Tyson Family Center for Technology, Monroe

Employment Opportunities

Graduates are employed as CNC operators in manufacturing settings.

Educational Opportunities

Students may earn Level I NIMS certification.

  • Machining Technology Level I  – 160 Hours to Complete
  • Machining Technology Level II – 160 Hours to Complete
  • Basic Industrial Maintenance Class – 160 Hours to Complete
  • Advanced Mechatronics Class – 160 Hours to Complete
  • Workplace Skills: MSSC/CPT Class – 100 Hours to Complete

For more information, contact:

Dr. Mark Little
Department Chair, Computer and Industrial Technologies
704-290-5245

Kristen Griffin
704-290-5223

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