Manufacturing, Industrial and Welding

Manufacturing and Industrial

Manufacturing and Industrial Class Schedule

Local employers are seeking individuals with manufacturing and industrial skills. Learn about the high-wage career opportunities in Iredell County and discover how Mitchell Community College can provide the training to take advantage of these opportunities.

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Course Descriptions

Advanced Integrated Manufacturing Systems (AIMS) Lab
This self-paced lab allows students and employers the flexibility to work around existing schedules.  Topics include Electrical, Industrial Controls, Drive Systems, Programmable Logic Controllers, Operator Interface Systems, Pneumatics, Hydraulics, and Mechanical Drives. For business and industry, customization can be implemented.   Please call (704) 878-3327 or email for more information.

Machining with an Introduction to CNC
Develop skills in the theory and use of both manual and CNC (computerized) machining equipment. Learn to use Mastercam and read blueprints to develop advanced technical skills for the metalworking industry.

Motors and Controls
This course introduces the fundamental concepts of motors and motor controls. Topics include ladder diagrams, pilot devices, contactors, motor starters, motors, and other control devices.  Upon completion, students should be able to properly select, connect, and troubleshoot motors and control circuits.

Forklift Training
Learn the safe and proper operation of powered industrial trucks. Includes both classroom and hands-on training.

Certified Production Technician (CPT)
Area manufacturers are hiring Certified Production Technicians.  Course covers safety, quality practices and measurement, manufacturing processes and production and maintenance awareness.  Students completing this 160-hour course can receive the national industry-recognized core skill certification, “Certified Production Technician” from the Manufacturing Skill Standards Council (MSSC).  Successful graduates will have the opportunity to interview with local manufacturing companies that are hiring.    Scholarships available for eligible students.  Call (704) 878-3235 additional information

Project Management
Gain the essential project management knowledge, skills, and tools to consistently deliver projects to a successful completion.  Success requires not only clear communication but also management skills to inspire team members to excellence.  Identify stakeholders, create a well-defined scope, set realistic schedules, and keep projects on track.  One-day class:  $429 per student from 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. with date to be announced.  Call Betty Scipione at (704) 878-3234 to reserve your seat today.

Welding & Mechanized Cutting
Teaches basic welding skills.  Topics include:  using tools to shape and cut metals, interpreting blueprints, welding safety, and understanding weld tests and codes.  Students will gain experience in stick, MIG, and TIG welding, and heavy emphasis will be given to practical applications and "hands-on" activities including plasma cutting.  Students must provide appropriate safety equipment; information given at first class.

Cabanna Pierce, Administrative Assistant
(704) 878-4273

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