ADVANCED MANUFACTURING AND ENGINEERING

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Today’s world of Advanced Manufacturing is a blend of fundamentals and new skills.  Basic blueprint reading is a must-have for everyone from line to leadership.  An introduction to Six Sigma provides an understanding of the fundamentals of this dynamic set of process tools.  These courses provide both novice and experienced workers with new knowledge and refresh the tool-kit required of all staff in the manufacturing arena.

ADVANCED MANUFACTURING BOOT CAMP – VIRTUAL INFO SESSIONS

Might a career in Advanced Manufacturing be for you, or for someone you care about? Join one of our Virtual Info Sessions – learn how to prepare for an apprenticeship in the Advanced Manufacturing industry. To attend, email careerusa@ccm.edu for Zoom login information. Dates:

January 27 at 12 p.m.

February 10 at 2 p.m.

February 24 at 5 p.m.

March 10 at 9 a.m.

March 24 at 12 p.m.

April 7 at 2 p.m.

April 21 at 5 p.m.

May 5 at 9 a.m.

Learn the knowledge and skills required to enter the field of Advanced Manufacturing by participating in our Boot Camp.

The Boot Camp will offer 3 college credits, interactions with potential employers, and the use of our state-of-the-art classroom and manufacturing lab space in the brand new Advanced Manufacturing Center at CCM. Students can earn certifications such as: OSHA-10, NIMS, and SolidWorks. There are opportunities for scholarships, funding for un/under employment, as well as payment plan options.

Participants who complete Shop Basics and the Advanced Manufacturing Core will be eligible to apply for apprenticeships through the CareerAdvance USA grant. This grant is an apprenticeship program that gives people of any skill level the opportunity to earn valuable credentials and skills in the advanced manufacturing field. Participation in this program can lead to better job opportunities in a year or less. Those who complete apprenticeships have a high rate of immediate employment in the manufacturing sector, with an average starting salary range of $45,000 to $65,000.

These Boot Camp classes are offered continuously, so you can enroll at any time. Learn from the comfort of your own home! They are taught by remote live instruction as well as by self-paced modules. Meet with a CareerAdvance USA Coordinator to create your program plan. Email CareerUSA@ccm.edu today! For more information, contact Amber Pantiliano at apantiliano@ccm.edu

Boot Camp classes include:

SHOP BASICS

In any new field of study, you need a solid foundation on which to build your skills. Shop Basics provides you with an introduction to Advanced Manufacturing concepts, and establishes a comprehensive understanding of the manufacturing process, including how to remain safe on the job and in the shop. This is a required course for all students. MFG-101.

33 hours; CEU 3.3

Cost: $250

ADVANCED MANUFACTURING CORE

Building upon the information learned in Shop Basics, Advanced Manufacturing Core provides you with further knowledge in the areas of Blueprint Reading, Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerancing (GD&T), Bench Working Skills, Safety, 2-D AND 3-D Computer Aided Design (CAD), and Computer Aided Manufacturing (CAM).  After successful completion of this class, students will be eligible to earn OSHA-10 Safety Certification and a SolidWorks Associate Certification. MFG-106.

126 hours; 12.6 CEU

Cost: $2,500

CAD AND CAM LEVEL 2

Info coming soon.  MFG-107.

24 hours; 2.4 CEU

NIMS CERTIFICATION PREP

The National Institute for Metalworking Skills (NIMS) Certification Prep class provides students with practice exams and lab time to improve their skills. Students will be able to earn up to five NIMS certifications in this course: Drill Press 1; Grinding 1; Job Planning, Benchwork & Layout; Measurement, Materials & Safety; Milling 1. MFG-108.

30 hours; 3.0 CEU

Cost: $500

The CareerAdvance USA grant is an apprenticeship program that gives people of any skill level the opportunity to earn valuable credentials and skills in the advanced manufacturing field. Participation in this program can lead to better job opportunities in a year or less.  Read more about Apprenticeship Opportunities in Advanced Manufacturing.

Meet with a CareerAdvance USA Coordinator to create your program plan. Email CareerUSA@ccm.edu today!

ADVANCED MANUFACTURING COURSES

Classes are by remote live instruction unless otherwise noted. Students will need access to a computer and to the Internet. A desktop or laptop computer with audio and video capability is preferred, but tablets and smartphones are also an option. CCM will provide access to any specialized software needed for a course.

Please note: A link to join a class will be sent by the instructor to registered students 1-2 days before a class is scheduled to begin.

For classes held on campus: students and staff visiting the AMEC shall adhere to CDC guidelines and wear face masks, practice social distancing, wash hands/use hand sanitizer, and limit number of persons in classrooms as directed.


BLUEPRINT READING AND MEASUREMENTS

Learn how to read shop and engineering blueprints and how to fabricate parts and perform assembly operations. Learn current drafting standards and blueprint reading techniques, review standard lines and symbols, sketching techniques, orthographic projection, auxiliary views, drawings, dimensions, tolerances, sectional views, title block information, machining specifications and specialized forms of engineering drawings. Learn how to draw principal and isometric views and understand how blueprints and tolerances relate to the manufacturing process. WDT-145.

INSTRUCTOR: Anthony Horbert, AAS, CSWA, CSWPA-WD, CSWPA-SM

Course Code #: 28121

2 Sessions: 6 hours, CEU 0.6

Time: 9 a.m.-12 p.m., Mon and Wed, March 29-31

Cost: $199

BLUEPRINT READING WITH GD&T (GEOMETRIC DIMENSIONING AND TOLERANCING)

This combination course not only includes the fundamentals of Blueprint Reading and Measurements (see above course description), but also takes communicating on the shop floor one step further. Through incorporating the additional Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T) concepts you will learn CNC machining tolerances, the Datum Reference Frame (DRF), interpretation of symbols, the Feature Control Frame, communicating basic dimensions and material condition modifiers. WDT-180.

INSTRUCTOR: Anthony Horbert, AAS, CSWA, CSWPA-WD, CSWPA-SM

Course Code #: 28122

4 Sessions: 10 hours, CEU 1.0

Time: 9-11:30 a.m., Mon and Wed, June 21-30

Cost: $329


VALUE STREAM MAPPING – MANAGING THE MATERIAL AND INFORMATION FLOW

Introduction to a lean manufacturing technique used to analyze the flow of materials and information required to bring a product or service to a customer. Learn how this diagnostic tool is used to visualize the current state of a value stream, identify opportunities for improvement and subsequently design a path to a future desired state. WDT-151.

INSTRUCTOR: Jeff Lilley, MBA, BSChE

Course Code #: 28128

2 Sessions: 6 hours, CEU 0.6

Time: 9 a.m.-12 p.m., Tues, April 20-27

Cost: $199


INTRODUCTION TO CAD

This course introduces students to the basics of AutoCAD 2D drawing and its applications in the field. Preview the features, commands and techniques that make AutoCAD an invaluable tool with a wide range of applications. WDT-147.

INSTRUCTOR: Anthony Horbert, AAS, CSWA, CSWPA-WD, CSWPA-SM

Course Code #: 28123

1 Session: 6 hours, CEU 0.6

Time: 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Sat, May 1

Location: On campus at the Advanced Manufacturing and Engineering Center, AME 144

Cost: $199

SIX SIGMA: AN INTRODUCTION TO PROCESS IMPROVEMENT

Six Sigma is a process and a set of tools used by organizations to improve products, processes and results by eliminating defects, reducing variation and decreasing delays. Learn the fundamentals of Six Sigma, including use of the DMAIC process (Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve, Control) and basic tools. Participants will have an opportunity to use the process and tools during the course to work on solutions to real problems. Come to class with a problem or project in mind. WDT-150

Instructor: Jeff Lilley, MBA, BSChE

28127.  2 sessions: 6.5 hours, CEU 0.6

Time: 8:30 a.m.-11:45 a.m., Tues, Mar 2-9

Cost: $199


INTRODUCTION TO MANUAL MACHINING

This course covers precision measurements and elementary theory of cutting and machining methods with emphasis on the proper operation of the manual lathe and the vertical mill. WDT-148

Instructor: Anthony Horbert, AAS, CSWA, CSWPA-WD, CSWPA-SM

Course Code #: 28124

1 Session: 6 hours, CEU 0.6

Location: On campus at the Advanced Manufacturing and Engineering Center, AME 136

Time: 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Fri, May 14

Cost: $199


INTRODUCTION TO CNC

This course provides a practical application of computerized product development and related prototyping concepts, as well as exposure to basic G-code programming, machine setup, manual and post processed programs, tool offsets and tool changing. Participants will be able to implement all previously learned prototyping concepts to successfully setup and operate CNC milling and CNC turning centers. WDT-149

Instructor: Anthony Horbert, AAS, CSWA, CSWPA-WD, CSWPA-SM

Course Code #: 28125

1 Session: 6 hours, CEU 0.6

Location: On campus at the Advanced Manufacturing and Engineering Center, AME 136

Time: 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Fri, May 21

Cost: $199


INTRODUCTION TO 3D PRINTING

This course is an introduction to 3D printing. Students will use the CAD program SolidWorks to create 3D models that can be used in the 3D printing process. Upon completion of this course, students will have a better understanding of the 3D printing technologies and materials along with how CAD programs work with the 3D printing process. Students will get hands-on experience with 3D printers by designing their own model and printing it out on a 3D printer. WDT-173

Instructor: Anthony Horbert, AAS, CSWA, CSWPA-WD, CSWPA-SM

Course Code #: 28126

2 Sessions: 12 hours, CEU 1.2

Location: On campus at the Advanced Manufacturing and Engineering Center, AME 142

Time: 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Sat, June 12-19

Cost: $379


INTRODUCTION TO MASTERCAM

This course will provide you with training used for programming Computer Numerical Controlled (CNC) machine tools. You will learn the programming methodology and proper application of cutting tools, and the course also will cover vertical milling and turning equipment. WDT-182.

INSTRUCTOR: Anthony Horbert, AAS, CSWA, CSWPA-WD, CSWPA-SM

Course Code #: 58131

2 Sessions: 12 hours, CEU 1.2

Location: On campus at the Advanced Manufacturing and Engineering Center,
AME 142

Time: 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Fri, July 9-16

Cost: $379