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.
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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 email@example.com for more information.
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.
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
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.
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