Manufacturing, Industrial and Welding

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Manufacturing and Industrial

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.

How to Register         Course descriptions are listed below the schedule.

Title Start Date End Date Start Time End Time Days Bldg - Rm Town Cost
Advanced Integrated Manufacturing Systems (AIMS) Lab 5/16/22 7/28/22 1:30 p.m. 5:30 p.m. M W WFD 113 SVL $196.25
Advanced Integrated Manufacturing Systems (AIMS) Lab 8/15/22 12/12/22 1:30 p.m. 7:30 p.m. M W WFD 113 SVL $196.25
Fork Lift Training 6/10/22 6/10/22 9 a.m. 1 p.m. F WFD 110 SVL $71.25
Welding, Intro - MIG, TIG & Stick 8/15/22 12/12/22 5:30 p.m. 8:30 p.m. M W DRKB 110 SVL $231.25 + safety equipment


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. Students will have an assigned time slot for each session.  For business and industry, customization can be implemented. Please call (704) 878-3327 or email for more information.

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

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

Welding, Intro MIG, TIG, & Stick
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. This is in addition to the cost of the class. 


Cabanna Pierce, Administrative Assistant
(704) 878-4273


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