Applied Technologies/Advanced Manufacturing Programs

oe-01Applied Technologies/Advanced Manufacturing Programs offers Occupational Extension courses.  These courses are designed to improve individual efficiencies, upgrade and/or improve present job skills or to prepare for future employment.

Contact the office of Continuing Education Services at 919-739-6900.

CLASSES TO LOOK FOR:

Certified Production Technician (CPT)
CPT is a third party credential awarded by the Manufacturing Skill Standards Council (MSSC). CPT assessments (Safety,
Quality Practices & Measurement, Manufacturing Processes & Production and Maintenance Awareness) are offered through the Wayne Business & Industry Center. MSSC fee for each assessment is $40; required one-time registration fee is $60. For information about availability of testing for CPT, contact Diane Ivey at 919-739-7003. For information about the CPT class to prepare for the assessments, please contact Bracey Parker at 919-739-6930.

AUTO SAFETY INSPECTION
This course is designed to meet the training and licensing requirements (initial and/or renewal) for the Vehicle Safety Inspection Program administered by the NC Division of Motor Vehicles, License, and Theft Bureau. Upon completion, a student will understand the rules, regulation, and procedures for conducting a vehicle safety inspection; be able to inspect a vehicle properly and be prepared to sit for the state certification exam.
*Required materials: LT-310 form signed by owner, partner, or officer of the inspection station must be brought to class the first night. Available online at https://connect.ncdot.gov/business/DMV/Pages/Inspection-Stations.aspx.

OBD II EMISSION CONTROL
This course is designed to meet the training and licensing requirements (initial and/or renewal) for the On-Board Diagnostic (OBD) Emissions Inspection Program administered by the NC Division of Motor Vehicles, License, and Theft Bureau. Upon completion, a student will understand the rules, regulations, and procedures for conducting an OBD emissions inspection; be able to inspect a vehicle properly; and be prepared to sit for the state certification exam. *Required materials: LT-310 form signed by owner, partner, or officer of the inspection station must be brought to class the first night. Available online at https://connect.ncdot.gov/business/DMV/Pages/Inspection-Stations.aspx.

EPA REFRIGERANT CERTIFICATION
This course is a training course designed for HVAC technical personnel to assist in meeting Environmental Protection Agency mandated requirements related to Air Quality Standards. Topics include refrigerant chemistry; oils and application; ozone depletion; Montreal Protocol; Clean Air Act; recovery, recycling, and reclamation; containers-safe handling and transport of refrigerants; conservation-servicing and testing; waste oil; and high pressure and low pressure industrial/commercial chillers.

NIMS Certification
This course introduces precision measuring instruments, process control and adjustment, inspection, material handling, workplace safety, job process planning, sawing, and manual operations including bench work and layout. Topics include properly identifying and handling various measurement instruments and materials, process control, adjustment and improvement, personal protective equipment (PPE), OSHA safety regulations, deciphering blueprints and/or schematics, dimensions, design and using various instruments required in the layout of various
components.

INTRODUCTION TO HVAC
This introductory course provides instruction on HVAC/refrigeration basic systems, trouble shooting and repair/replacement. Format for the course will include classroom instruction and hands-on practice. The course objectives are to develop a basic understanding of systems trouble shooting, repair and replacement.

BASIC WELDING I
This course is designed to familiarize students with the basics of welding, provide an understanding of the hazards of welding, and teach the use of all safety equipment available. Students will learn why they should use the right type of rod for different kinds of metal. Topics will include gas welding, operation of cutting torch, electric welding, heliarc welding and safety. Training strategies will include lecture and hands-on activities with evaluation based on attendance, class participation and demonstration of skills.

BASIC WELDING II
This course is designed to further familiarize students with the basics of welding. Training strategies will include lecture and hands-on activities with evaluation based on attendance, class participation and demonstration of skills. This course will also move students to a deeper knowledge and understanding of topics to include gas welding, operation of cutting torch, electric welding, heliarc welding and safety.

Introduction to FANUC Teach Pendant
This course is designed for students working in the operator, maintenance, engineering or programming position who need to be familiar with FANUC teach pendants. The course will cover a series of robotic operations and students will explore the pendants in teach mode. Upon successful completion of this course, individuals will be able to power up and jog the robot, create, modify, and execute a variety of production operations, backup and restore programs, and recover from program and robot faults.

OSHA Industrial Safety 10-Hour
The OSHA Outreach Training Program provides training for workers and employers on the recognition, avoidance, abatement, and prevention of safety and health hazards in workplaces. The program also provides information regarding workers’ rights, employer responsibilities, and how to file a complaint. Students attend 10-hour classes delivered by an OSHA authorized trainer. Through this training, OSHA helps to ensure that workers are more knowledgeable about workplace hazards and their rights, and contribute to workplace productivity. After successful completion of the class, students will receive an OSHA recognized certificate as well as an OSHA issued 10 Hour Card.

OSHA Industrial Safety 30-Hour
The OSHA Outreach Training Program provides training for workers and employers on the recognition, avoidance, abatement, and prevention of safety and health hazards in workplaces. The program also provides information regarding workers’ rights, employer responsibilities, and how to file a complaint. Students attend 30-hour classes delivered by an OSHA authorized trainer. Through this training, OSHA helps to ensure that workers are more knowledgeable about workplace hazards and their rights, and contribute to workplace productivity. After successful completion of the class, students will receive an OSHA recognized certificate as well as an OSHA issued 30
Hour Card.

Course schedules are published every semester.   Courses are organized on the basis of need, interest, and availability of suitable facilities.  A full program is offered, with classes usually meeting once or twice a week, from two to three hours each session.  Click here to get started!

FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT:

Bracey Parker at 919-739-6930 • brparker@waynecc.edu