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Short-Term Professional Development Courses

SHORT-TERM COURSES ARE GEARED TOWARD INDIVIDUALS SEEKING CAREER

OR PERSONAL GROWTH AND EMPLOYERS INVESTING IN THE ADVANCEMENT OF THEIR WORKFORCE.

Class Course Description (Class) Last Class Date Actual Start Date/Time Hours Per Meeting Sunday? Monday? Tuesday? Wednesday? Thursday? Friday? Saturday? In District Cost Out of District Cost Training On Demand Content URL Session Format
Learn the basics of this unique technology. In this course you will learn how to draw, design and print the 3D project that you create.
Learn and build upon the fundamentals of electricity and electronics in this combination theory and hands-on course. Basic Electrical Circuit, Electrical Measurements, Circuit Analysis. Includes circuits, switches, diodes, capacitors, transistors, relays, DC motor control, circuit protection and AC circuit troubleshooting. Also, AC electricity, advanced analog electricity and advanced digital electricity.
Apply the fundamentals of electricity to various industrial applications using electrical motor controls. This hands-on course will cover control diagrams, electrical symbols, half-split troubleshooting, component operation, motor protection, and proper meter use.
This course will give an overview of the different types of control devices that can be found in industry. The course also introduces graphical tools used to represent industrial control circuits, presents basic motor starters and control circuits, jogging and braking features of a control circuit, shows methods of starting a motor smoothly, and introduces time relays and other control devices.
This course will give an overview of the different types of control devices that can be found in industry. The course also introduces graphical tools used to represent industrial control circuits, presents basic motor starters and control circuits, jogging and braking features of a control circuit, shows methods of starting a motor smoothly, and introduces time relays and other control devices.
Continue to build on your skills in this unique course after taking Blacksmithing for Beginners.
Learn the basics of this unique course from building a fire to completing a finished product.
Students will be introduced to hydraulic concepts, hydraulic power units, distribution equipment, and common types of hydraulic valves: pressure-relief valves, flow control valves, flow regulating valves, pressure-reducing valves, and directional control valves
Students will be introduced to hydraulic concepts, hydraulic power units, distribution equipment, and common types of hydraulic valves: pressure-relief valves, flow control valves, flow regulating valves, pressure-reducing valves, and directional control valves
This course introduces students to different types of refrigerants, basic concepts of the refrigeration cycle and some of the different applications they might see. They will also be shown the different components in a refrigeration system and given basic knowledge of how they work.
Students will be introduced to pneumatics concepts, air conditioning and distributing equipment, basic physical concepts: pressure vs. force, volume and flow relationships, as well as vacuum generation.
Students will be introduced to pneumatics concepts, air conditioning and distributing equipment, basic physical concepts: pressure vs. force, volume and flow relationships, as well as vacuum generation.
This course introduces students to measuring instruments, including paddle wheel flow meters, pressure gauges, pyrometers and tachometers. Students will also learn the basics of a centrifugal pump, a pneumatic diaphragm pump and other different types of seals and applications.
In this course student will be exposed to belt drive, chain drive, and gear driven devices. They will be shown how to identify system components, align shafts and pulleys, and proper maintenance on those systems.
In this course student will be exposed to belt drive, chain drive, and gear driven devices. They will be shown how to identify system components, align shafts and pulleys, and proper maintenance on those systems.
This course will emphasize the ‘programmable’ in programmable logic controllers. Be trained to prepare and program ladder logic diagrams for programs that can be written on-site for a specific control objective.
This course is the first step in learning to weld. The program is designed to teach the basics of oxyacetylene cutting with a focus on arc welding. You will learn to set up machines and equipment, shear, bend and assemble metal projects. MIG welding available upon request.
Explore the techniques of welding steel plate and pipe with extensive hands-on experience. Includes oxyacetylene cutting and welding with a strong focus on arc welding. Certification test fee is separate, with an average cost of up to $200.
This one day workshop is an excellent way to brush up on your skills for the MIG and TIG welding process. This course is designed to give students the knowledge and confidence needed to improve their welding skills. The only gear you will need to provide is a welding helmet, welding shirt or sleeves and gloves.