Programs And Courses

ELECTRICAL TECHNOLOGY - ELEC

Introduction to Electrical Technology, Elec CE015

This course is designed to provide a basic overview of electricity and the electrical trade by teaching students about electrical safety and safeguards, basic electrical terms, theory, and formulas. Students will learn some basic wiring skills and howto use a multimeter.

Hours: 16

Tuition: Please contact us for additional information

Please call Rusty Brink at 717-221-1338 or email ebrink@hacc.edu for additional assistance or information.

 

MACHINIST TECHNOLOGY - MTEC

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PRECISION MACHINIST / CNC OPERATOR PROGRAM, IA CE386 (PROGRAM 0016)

The curriculum is designed to prepare students for employment in entry-level positions such as machine setup, operation, and programming while providing the fundamental knowledge and skills required to become an expert Machinist. This training also teaches students attention to detail, the ability to work to close tolerances(+-.0002), the skills to improve their mechanical aptitude, and how to solve mechanical challenges by working through logical steps. Shop safety, including OSHA-10 Certification Training, and good shop work practices, including routine machine shop maintenance activities is also covered. The tuition for this class covers book and lab fees and a student tool kit. Customization and industry training options are also available.
This 240-hour program is designed to teach students how to interpret blueprints, perform shop math calculations, work with precision measurements and measuring tools, set-up and complete projects on both traditional lathes and mills as well as Computer Numerical Control (CNC) machines, perform basic and advanced machining operations, and make decisions to ensure that work quality is maintained. This course is extremely hands on. Online curriculum will also be made available. HOURS: 240, TUITION: $4600 This class is all four Machine Shop / CNC Shop classes COMBINED: IA CE074, CE072, CE071, CE073

 

Program Guide

 

MACHINE SHOP FUNDAMENTALS, IA CE074

This class will instruct students pursuing a career in machining technologies how to interpret blueprints, perform shop math calculations, measure parts with precision instruments, and set-up projects for completion on both traditional lathes and mills. Students will also perform basic machining operations and make decisions to ensure that work quality is maintained. The 60-hour fundamentals course will cover the basics of manual machining including layout, handwork, milling, drilling, tapping, and surface grinding. A total of three projects will be completed during the class. Additionally, this class includes OSHA-10 General Industry.

The curriculum is designed to prepare students for employment in entry-level positions such as machine setup and operation, while providing the fundamental knowledge and skills required to carve a path to becoming a more advanced machinist. This class is a first step in our Precision Machining Technology Program and teaches students attention to detail, the ability to work to close tolerances, the skills needed to improve their mechanical aptitude, and how to solve mechanical challenges by working through logical steps. Shop safety and good shop work practices, including routine shop maintenance activities are also reinforced. The tuition for this class covers book and lab fees and a student tool kit.

Hours: 60

Tuition: $1150

 

PRECISION MACHINING, IA CE072

Machining requires attention to detail and precision, and this class teaches the skills needed to interpret blueprints, perform shop math calculations, make precise measurements using specialized instruments and tools, set-up and complete projects on both lathes and mills. Students will learn to perform intermediate machining operations and make decisions to ensure work quality is maintained. This second level course will move the machinist student from basic to more complex machinist work. Students will complete layouts, handwork milling, drilling, tapping, chamfering, counter boring, countersinking, and surface grinding. This class will include a series of required student projects that will increase in scope and complexity, including a final project that will be part of a timed examination. This course is hands-on and will challenge your skills.

The overall machining technology curriculum is designed to prepare students for employment in entry-level positions such as machine setup and production operations, while providing the intermediate knowledge and skills required to carve a path to becoming an advanced machinist. This training also teaches students attention to detail, and the ability to work to close tolerances, up to two ten thousandths of an inch. Students will gain the skills to improve their mechanical aptitude while solving mechanical challenges by working through logical steps. Shop safety, good shop work practices, including routine machine shop maintenance activities are also covered. The tuition for this class covers book and lab fees. This class is a prerequisite for advanced machining classes in tool & die and metrology. PREREQUISITES: Machine Shop Fundamentals or Instructor Approval.

Hours: 60

Tuitoin: $1150

 

CNC OPERATOR, IA CE071

This class will introduce students to automated machining operations or CNC, computer numerical control technology. By the end of this class students will be able to follow setup sheets, perform shop math calculations, work with precision measurements and properly use measuring instruments. Students will also set-up and complete projects on Computer Numerical Control (CNC) machines, perform basic and advanced machining operations on automated equipment, and make decisions to ensure that work quality is maintained. Additional, online resources and curriculum will also be made available. This component of the program is designed to train students for entry level work as a CNC machine operator.

The curriculum is designed to prepare students for employment in entry-level positions such as machine setup and operation. This training also teaches students attention to detail, the ability to work to close tolerances (+/- .0002), the skills needed to improve their mechanical aptitude, and how to solve mechanical challenges by working through logical steps. Shop safety, and good shop work practices, including routine machine shop maintenance activities are also covered. The tuition for this class covers book and lab fees.

Hours: 120

Tuition: $1150

 

CNC PROGRAMMING, IA CE073

This automated machining course is both a programming and program application class. In addition to constructing CNC programs in both SolidWorks® and MasterCAM®, students will also work through program implementation using actual automated machining equipment and human machine interfaces (HMI) to upload, adjust and ensure the accuracy of their written programs. Additional online resources and curriculum will also be made available.

The class is designed to prepare students for employment in entry-level positions such as machine setup technician, operator, and beginning programmer, while providing the fundamental knowledge and skills required to become an expert machinist. This training also teaches students attention to detail, the ability to work to close tolerances (+-.0002), the skills to improve their mechanical aptitude. Additionally, students will learn how to solve mechanical challenges by working through logical steps. Shop safety, good shop work practices, including routine machine shop maintenance activities are also covered. The tuition for this class covers book and lab fees and access to educational versions of software as permitted by the developer. PREREQUISITES: Machine Shop Fundamentals and CNC Operator are required and Precision Machining Technology is recommended, or Discipline Lead Approval. 

Hours: 12

Tuition: $1150

 

Although we intend to run all scheduled courses on their advertised start-date, occasionally we may cancel classes shortly before their scheduled start-date due to low enrollment. Cancellations will be communicated via phone or email, and a full refund or re-registration into the next scheduled class will be offered to enrolled students. If you are concerned about a course running on-time, please feel free to call the Coordinator to inquire about course enrollment. We apologize for any inconvenience.

 

INJECTION MOLD FUNDAMENTALS, IA CE067

This class will teach students the fundamentals of injection molds, the materials used to create and fill molds, the different types of molds, and the various methods used to design, test and use molds in a production process. Particular emphasis will be placed on the mold design process and how to handle inherent challenges associated with creating molds for rapid and repeatable production. As part of the design process, students will learn how to prototype and test molds as part of troubleshoot various design challenges.

Hours: 24

Tuitoin: Please contact us for additional information

Please call Jason Bullock at 717-736-4221 or email at jrbulloc@hacc.edu for additional assistance or information.

 

SPC – STATISTICAL PROCESS CONTROL, IA CE068

Provide class participants with the skills to be able to design, implement, maintain and continuously improve a viable Statistical Process Control system. The class will consist of an interactive presentation and various group exercises that will teach students how statistics and SPC can and cannot be used in various scenarios. The class will cover the origins of quality control, how SPC developed and how it continues to innovate manufacturing and production process today.

Hours: 24

Tuition: Please contact us for additional information

Please call Jason Bullock at 717-736-4221 or email at jrbulloc@hacc.edu for additional assistance or information.

 

GD&T Fundamentals, IA CE069

Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerancing Fundamentals. This course presents critical information on the basics of GD&T through lectures, realistic examples, discussions, and problem application. Students will learn to apply these techniques in datum selection and tolerancing optimization. This learning approach preserves functional product requirements, while taking into consideration manufacturing difficulties, introducing more producible tolerances, practical datum structures, and pre-planning measurement methods.

Hours: 16

Tuition: Please contact us for additional information

Please call Jason Bullock at 717-736-4221 or email at jrbulloc@hacc.edu for additional assistance or information.

 

INDUSTRIAL PRINT READING, IA CE070

Industrial Print Reading is a class designed for manufacturing and fabrication. This course offers a comprehensive view of how to read and understand technical schematics for creating parts and assemblies in an industrial production setting. This course is offered in various lengths to accommodate different needs and applications.

Hours: 12 to 24

Tuition: Please contact us for additional information

Please call Jason Bullock at 717-736-4221 or email at jrbulloc@hacc.edu for additional assistance or information.

 

MATHEMATICS AND MEASUREMENT, IA CE063

This course introduces mathematical basics: numbers, numerals, subtraction, addition, multiplication, and division. The course examines common fractions and decimal fractions, ratios and proportions, powers and roots. Discusses calculator usage, basic and special functions, internal logic, and special purpose calculators. The course covers geometry, algebra, and formulas for problem solving. Students will learn units of measurement used in commercial and industrial applications. Students will be exposed to and use all different types of shop precision measurement tools. Starting with the common ruler through CMM. Labs are included with the most used equipment such as calipers, micrometers, gages, and height gages.

Hours: 2-40

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Pease call Rusty Brink at 717-221-1338 or email at ebrink@hacc.edu for additional assistance or information.

 

PLC’S AND AUTOMATION, IA 208

Addresses ladder logic and its use in programming industrial programmable logic controllers (PLC’s). This course covers such topics as the use of using discrete Input/Output (I/O), timers, counters, and sequencers to control automated systems for manufacturing applications with the focus of instruction being on Allen Bradley PLC’s using AB software. A course fee is required. Prerequisites [§335.2]: ELEC 100 or ELOC 153 or Instructor Approval.

Hours: 3.0 CR (approximately 45 classroom hours)

Tuition: $625

Pease call Rusty Brink at 717-221-1338 or email at ebrink@hacc.edu for additional assistance or information.

 

INDUSTRIAL MANUFACTURING TECHNOLOGY - IMT

 

INTRODUCTION TO MECHATRONICS, IMT CE200

This course will introduce students to the exciting world of manufacturing and the basics of industrial automation (IMT) and covers industrial safety, electrical theory, electronics, industrial electric applications, motors and controls, sensors, and the basics of fluid power and pneumatics. Additionally, students will learn the how these different forms of electrical and mechanical power are linked together, programmed and controlled in integrated commercial and industrial automated equipment using programmable logic controllers (MECHATRONICS).

Hours: 40

Tuition: Please contact us for additional information

Please call Rusty Brink at 717-221-1338 or email at ebrink@hacc.edu for additional assistance or information.

 

MANUFACTURING - MFG

 

CERTIFIED PRODUCTION TECHNICIAN – PLCs, MFG CE002

The purpose of the Certified Production Technician program (P) is to recognize through certification, individuals who demonstrate mastery of the core competencies of manufacturing production at the front-line level (entry-level through front-line supervisor) through successful completion of the certification assessments. The goal of the email certification program is to raise the level of performance of production workers both to assist the individuals in finding higher-wage jobs and to help employers ensure their workforce increases the company’s productivity and competitiveness.

The CPT program consists of four individual certificate modules: Safety; Quality Practices & Measurement; Manufacturing Processes & Production; and Maintenance Awareness. Candidates must earn the first four certificates to qualify for the full CPT certification. This class is taught through blended learning where students spend approximately 60 hours in instructor-led classroom learning and another 60 hours working on-line through interactive learning modules. Students are given the opportunity to sit for industry recognized national certification exams through the Manufacturing Skills Standards Council (CPT).

Hours: 60:60 (120 Total)

Tuition: $2900

Please call Rusty Brink at 717-221-1338 or email at ebrink@hacc.edu for additional assistance or information.

 

IMT (Industrial Manufacturing Technician) APPRENTICESHIP, MFG CE001

Industrial Manufacturing Technicians (IMTs) operate and maintain production related equipment, work with manufacturing related tools, and perform work processes related to a wide variety of manufacturing settings. Apprentices will learn to set up, operate, monitor, and control production equipment. They will also help improve manufacturing processes and schedules to meet customer requirements. In order to obtain well-rounded training and thereby qualify as a skilled worker in the occupation, the apprentice shall have experience and training in the following areas and shall demonstrate competency, as specified herein. This instruction and experience shall include the following operations but not necessarily in the sequence given. Time spent on specific operations need not be continuous. Industry competency models outline skill sets and competencies that are essential to educate and train a globally competitive workforce.

This course is a blended learning program that includes classroom discussions, on-line learning modules and on-the-job-training assignments for a total learning experience of 3000 hours, generally scheduled over an 18 month period.

Hours: 140 classroom:124 online (264 instructional/2736 M); 3000 Total Hours

Tuition: $4400 per Apprentice. This class is offered only through employers.

 

WELDING - WELD

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WELDING TECHNICIAN PROGRAM, WELD CE426

This 180-hour PROGRAM is designed to develop individuals to be hired into an entry level position in the high-demand field of Welding Technology. It consists of either two to four classes combined that cover OJT, P and email techniques. Essential welding gear is included as part of the first class, and after completing 135 hours of training (3 classes) a student may choose to perform a welding test that will be evaluated according to the American Welding Society (GMAW) D1.1 standard. There is an additional lab fee required for testing. Program participants will receive welding theory in the classroom and practical welding skills in the welding lab. The focus will be on learning and practicing proper welding technique for traditional welding positions. Typical welding jobs require training, experience, a sharp eye for detail and a strict adherence to safety. More details about the required classes is explained below.

Hours: 180

Tuition: $3500 (class expenses: $310)

This program includes all 4 of the welding classes listed below.

Program Guide

 

GMAW FUNDAMENTALS (Gas Metal Arc Welding), WELD CE013

Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW) is more commonly referred to as MIG welding. This course consists of approximately 10 hours in the classroom learning the fundamentals of GMAW theory with the balance of time developing hands-on GMAW skills with practice in the welding lab. The focus will be on learning and practicing proper welding techniques for fillet and groove welds. Welding safety gear is required and a textbook is highly recommended, especially for students interested in pursuing work in the field or further study. Typical welding jobs require training, experience, a sharp eye for detail and a strict adherence to safety and housekeeping rules. This course is open to first-time welding students and has no prerequisites. For students taking this class as their first welding course, an additional class fee for welding safety gear and a textbook will apply. Required safety gear includes: welding helmet, gloves, jacket, and safety glasses.

Hours: 45

Tuition: $875

 

FCAW FUNDAMENTALS (Flux Core Arc Welding)

Hours: 45

Tuition: $875

 

SMAW FUNDAMENTALS 1 (Shielded Metal Arc Welding)

Hours: 45

Tuition: $875

 

SMAW FUNDAMENTALS 2 (Shielded Metal Arc Welding)

Hours: 45

Tuition: $875

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