Manufacturing, Industrial and Welding

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Manufacturing and Industrial

Manufacturing and Industrial Class Schedule

Certified Production Technician (CPT)/NCMI
North Carolina Manufacturing Institute (NCMI) Interest Form
Ten Steps to a Successful Career in Manufacturing 

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.

Acquire the necessary skills to enter the advanced manufacturing workforce. Gain knowledge in materials, processes, quality control, machine operations, machine setup, trouble-shooting skills, critical thinking skills, oral and technical communication skills, and operation management competencies. Become proficient in electrical, pneumatic, hydraulic, and machine and process automation systems.

Earn industry-recognized credentials such as National Institute for Metalworking Skills (NIMS), Certified Production Technician (CPT), and OSHA Safety. Prove to employers that you have the skills they need.

Mitchell's Manufacturing and Industrial courses can be completed in three-four months and will provide the training you need to find employment in advanced manufacturing.

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Advanced Integrated Manufacturing Systems (AIMS) Lab
Use this self-paced lab to learn more about electrical, industrial controls, drive systems, programmable logic controllers, operator interface systems, pneumatics, hydraulics and mechanical drives. Flexible hours let students and employers work around existing schedules. Customization is available for business and industry. Classes are held in Statesville. Cost: $196.25

Automated Computer Design (AutoCAD) Level 1
This course provides some of the basic two-dimensional AutoCAD commands and concepts, from starting a drawing to printing a drawing. Topics include: basic drawing commands, basic editing commands, understanding and creating layers, creating and editing blocks, basic system settings, creating and editing dimensions, basic plotting, understanding and applying object snaps and more. All students must have basic computer knowledge in order to register for the class. Classes are held in Statesville. Cost: $70.00

CNC Machining
Students will learn safe practices in operating the CNC lathe and milling machines, fundamental CNC programming and basic setup techniques for projects. Classes are held in Statesville. Cost: $ 181.25

Forklift Training
Learn the safe and proper operation of powered industrial trucks. Includes classroom and hands-on training. Classes are held in Statesville. Cost: $71.25

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. Students must provide appropriate safety equipment; information given at first class. Cost: $231.25 + equipment.

Welding and Mechanized Cutting
Acquire basic welding skills. Learn to use tools to shape and cut metals, interpret blueprints, and understand weld tests and codes, all with an emphasis on safety. Gain experience in stick, MIG and TIG welding, and plasma cutting. Heavy emphasis is on practical hands-on applications. You must provide appropriate safety equipment. Information is provided during the first class. Classes are held in Statesville. Cost: $231.25 + equipment

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