Corporate Education & Professional Development Training

Operator & Mechanic Skills Training

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AutoCAD Basics

28 hours

Basics of using and understanding AutoCAD. Topics covered will include:

  • Drawing set-up
  • Starting a new drawing
  • Layers
  • Saving and plotting drawings
  • Basic drawing, editing, text and dimension commands

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Questions

Please call 704-216-3668.

Basic Forklift Operator

12 hours

Powered industrial trucks, or forklifts, are an essential piece of equipment in many workplaces, but they account for more industrial accidents than any other type of equipment. This course provides an overview of basic forklift usage and strict safety guidelines, using both classroom instruction and hands-on sessions.

Topics include how to:

  • Basic safety operations, maintenance and OSHA compliance issues
  • Compliance with OSHA’s Powered Industrial Truck standard
  • Stacking strategies with consideration of trailers, ramps and elevators

Upon successful completion of the course, students will know how to safely operate a sit-down forklift and will receive a National Safety Council Certificate of Completion.*

*Site-specific and equipment-specific training must still be provided by employers to meet OSHA certification.

Scheduled based on demand.

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Questions

Contact Sherie Neely (sherie.neely@rccc.edu, 704-216-3545).

Basic Programming Logic Controllers (PLCs)

16 hours

Today’s programmable logic controllers (PLCs) are open and highly integrated control platforms that help to solve key manufacturing challenges.

This course is approximately 40% hands-on, but is not a complete maintenance or programming course. The information is as generic as possible while using Rockwell Automation’s SLC-500 PLC and RSLogix500 software.

The concepts and exercises covered are:

  • Three basic relay instructions
  • Count up instruction
  • Timer on delay instruction
  • Input and outputs

Scheduled based on demand.

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Questions

Please call 704-216-3668.

Basic Troubleshooting for Plant Maintenance

8 hours

Join us to learn about:

  • Basic Hydraulics/Pneumatics
  • Basic Electricity
  • Basic Mechanical
  • Pneumatic Compressed Air
  • Pneumatic Circuits

Scheduled based on demand.

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Questions

Please call 704-216-3668.

Forklift Train the Trainer

7 hours

This course prepares the experienced forklift operator to develop and teach a complete in-house training program.

Powered industrial trucks, or forklifts, are an essential piece of equipment in many workplaces, but they account for more industrial accidents than any other type of equipment. This course provides an overview of basic forklift usage and strict safety guidelines, using both classroom instruction and a hands-on session during which students will operate a forklift in an industrial setting.

Topics include: pre-start inspection, load principles, setting the load, OSHA standards and requirements, design considerations, picking up and moving the load, pedestrian safety, accident files and record keeping.

Who should attend? – Employees who will be required to operate powered industrial trucks in the workplace. Participants will receive certificate for completing required basic training and demonstration of operating skills

*Site-specific and equipment-specific training must still be provided by employers to meet OSHA certification.

Scheduled based on demand.

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Questions

Contact Sherie Neely (sherie.neely@rccc.edu, 704-216-3545).

Intermediate Troubleshooting for Plant Maintenance

8 hours

Join us to learn about:

  • Motor Controls
  • Pumps & Compressors
  • Hydraulic Circuits
  • Troubleshooting Procedures

Scheduled based on demand.

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Questions

Please call 704-216-3668.

Robotics for the Operator

16 hours

Operator training covers powering up & jogging the robot, recovering from common faults, executing production operation and understanding Cartesian coordinates.

Who should take this course? Operators, technicians, engineers & programmers in advanced manufacturing positions.

  • $249 Registration fee
  • Required textbook is included in registration fee.
  • Basic knowledge of electronics & geometry is necessary.

Scheduled based on demand.

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Questions

Please call 704-216-3668.

Robotics for the Programmer

40 hours

The programming training covers everything in the operator course, plus creating & executing MACROs, creating FRAMES, plus monitoring, forcing, simulating & setting various input & output signals; and lastly, backing up & restoring programs & files.

Who should take this course? Operators, technicians, engineers & programmers in advanced manufacturing positions.

  • $539 Registration fee
  • Required textbook is included in registration fee.
  • Basic knowledge of electronics & geometry is necessary.

Scheduled based on demand.

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Questions

Please call 704-216-3668.

Welding

580 hours

We have an excellent training opportunity coming up for anyone (over 18) who thinks they may want to explore a career in welding. There are an amazing variety of welding jobs available. Earn a welding certification in less than eight months in this high-paying, fast-growth career field!

  • An interview by the welding instructor is required prior to registration.
  • Please call Mechanical Trades Carolina at 704-721-0517 for an appointment.
  • Classes typically start twice a year in January and July.

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Questions

Contact Donna Ludwig (donna.ludwig@rccc.edu, 704-216-3668).