Manufacturing and Logistics Courses

CP 297 | Fabricated Metal Manufacturing

Fabricated metal product/CNC Machining Manufacturing Training Program includes approximately 280 classroom and laboratory instructional hours. Students will learn skills in working with various materials, job planning, bench work, layouts and blueprint readings. Measurements, inspection and safety procedures will be covered. Course content also includes CNC Operations, lathes, milling, welding, grinders, custom tooling and more. Training is 280 hours. No experience is necessary. Mechanically inclined individuals are strong candidates for this training.
Total Program Hours: 280 hours

CP 311 | Welding Training Level I

Welding is one of the fastest-growing occupations in America and career opportunities in welding span from indoor welding to underwater welding. This course prepares students for a Level 1 entry-level position in the welding field. Entry-level welders have an average earning potential of $33,000, while experienced welders can make up to $68,250 per year depending on experience, certifications, and job performance. No experience is necessary. Good hand to eye coordination is a plus. At the completion of this course, students are eligible to receive the nationally recognized American Welding Society (AWS) SENSE certification. In order to receive the SENSE Certification, students need to pass knowledge-based assessments, workmanship sample procedures, and Performance Qualification Tests. All of the assessments will be given during this course. Curriculum and hands-on training include:

  • Use of welding equipment and tools
  • Shielded and gas metal arc welding
  • Welding fabrication and rigging
  • Weld symbol identification
  • Blueprint reading

Total Program Hours: 150 hours
Industry Credential: American Welding Society SENSE

CP 325 | Machine Tool Technology/Machinist Training

Consumer products are made from many plastic and metal parts on machines that are operated by machinists. Machine workers set up and operate machines that cut, shape, and form metal and plastic materials or pieces. Graduates of this program are eligible to receive the nationally recognized N.I.M.S. certification. Machinists have an average earning potential for salary in the United States of $42,000 per year, depending on experience, certifications, and job performance. No experience is necessary. Mechanically inclined individuals are strong candidates for this training. At the end of this course, students are eligible to take the National Institute of Metalworking Skills (N.I.M.S) Level 1 certification test. Curriculum and hands-on training include:

  • Cutting tool assembly
  • Machine maintenance and safety
  • Welding fabrication and rigging
  • Machine applications including drilling and milling
  • Measurement including the use of calipers
  • Machine controls
  • Print reading
  • Shop safety

Total Program Hours: 150 hours
Industry Credential: N.I.M.S (National Institute of Metalworking Skills)

CP 345 | CNC Machinist and Metal Fabrication Training

CNC operators produce machine parts by programming, setting up, and operating a computer numerical control (CNC) machine. They also maintain quality and safety standards, keep records, and maintain equipment. Students will learn skills in working with various materials, job planning, bench work, layouts and how to read blueprints. Measurements, inspection and safety procedures will also be covered. Students who successfully complete the training, will earn a certificate from N.I.M.S. (National Institute of Metalworking Skills), an industry recognized credential. CNC Machinists have an average earning potential for salary in the United States of $45,750 per year, depending on experience, certifications, and job performance. Candidates are required to pass the Bennett Mechanical Aptitude Test; an indicator of aptitude for understanding and solving basic mechanical problems. No experience is necessary.
Total Program Hours: 288 hours
Industry Credential: N.I.M.S (National Institute of Metalworking Skills)

CP-349 | Certified Production Technician (CPT)

Certified Production Technicians use technology to set-up, test, and adjust advanced manufacturing machinery or equipment. It is up to technicians to stay on schedule, anticipate maintenance needs, and work quickly to resolve issues that may impede productivity. Advanced manufacturing employers hire our students as machinists and maintenance technicians. A Certified Production Technician has an average earning potential for salary in the United States of $36,000 per year, depending on experience, certifications, and job performance. No experience is necessary. Mechanically inclined individuals are strong candidates for this training. At the completion of this course, students will take four individual certificate assessments for the nationally recognized Certified Production Technician certification. The curriculum includes instruction on the following technology:

  • 5G
  • Artificial Intelligence (AI)
  • Industrial Internet of Things (IIOT)
  • Additive (3D) Manufacturing
  • Autonomous Robots
  • Augmented Reality
  • Data Analytics
  • Nanomanufacturing
  • Advanced Materials

Total Program Hours: 140 hours
Industry Credential: Manufacturing Skills Standards Council (MSSC)

CP-350 | Certified Logistics Associate/Certified Logistics Technician

Certified Logistics Associates/Technicians are entry-level logistics professionals that assist with the delivery, distribution, and storage of products. Retail, warehouse, and shipping companies hire our students to manage the inventory of products, including receiving, packing, shipping, and processing orders. Graduates apply for jobs as laborers, freight stockers, material mover and handlers, customer service representatives, and logistics technicians. Students learn the necessary skills and knowledge for material handling jobs. Students who successfully complete the training and pass all four assessments will receive two certifications from the Manufacturing Skills Standards Council (MSSC), an industry-recognized credentialing agency. A Certified Logistics Associate/Technician has an average earning potential for salary in the United States of $34,000 per year, depending on experience, certifications, and job performance. With the increased demand in e-commerce, there is a robust future job outlook for Certified Logistics Associates/Technicians. No experience is necessary. The curriculum includes:

  • Product ordering, receiving and storage
  • Logistics environment including transportation modes, customs, and dispatch
  • Material handling equipment
  • Safe material handling & equipment operation
  • Quality control
  • Workplace communication and teamwork
  • Supervisory skills
  • Using computers for logistics

Total Program Hours:70 hours
Industry Credentials: Certified Logistics Associate Certificate and Certified Logistics Technician Certificate

CP-360 | Introduction to Basic Tools and Safety

Introduction to Basic Tools and Safety is designed to teach the safety and practical use of hand and power tools that are used in the fields of construction and manufacturing. Students are introduced to hand drills and drill presses; miter saws, power saws, and hand saws; wrenches such as combination, ratcheting, socket, and pipe; various fasteners; hand files; layout tools; grinders; material handling; basic shop math and measuring; shop safety and introduction to OSHA.

Total Program Hours: 50 hours