Advanced Manufacturing Classes

Basic Programmable Logic Controls (PLC)

The Basic PLC course is the second course of three classes in the SCC Automated Technology Certificate program. This class explains how a programmable logic control system operates (PLC), will help you understand basic logic operations, create a PLC program, design complex logic operations, master storage function applications, understand and implement the principal of program flow control, carry out analog processing, and solve complex text assignments.

Prerequisites: Basic knowledge of control engineering (basic logical operations, flip-flops, timers, counters, process control, function plans). Basic knowledge of programming with RSLogix 5000 Rockwell Programming Software.

Sandhills Hoke Center
Instructor: Stephen Fisk
107 Johnson Hall
$185
CEU: 9.6
Course ID: 1445
Sept 19-Feb 1
TTH
6-9pm

Machining

Basic Machining is designed to help you meet entry-level requirements for on-the-job skills. The class will instruct you on the operation of drill presses, metal-cutting saws, lathes, milling machines, and grinders. You will produce precision parts utilizing appropriate speeds, feeds, and tooling. By successfully competing the course, you should qualify to take NIMS Certification test.

Computer Numerical Control (CNC) Machining can provide the training and skills you need to start a great career operating state-of-the-industry equipment for creating and precision parts. Skilled CNC machinists are in high demand, and employment opportunities are possible for you in numerous industries. After successful completion of this course, you will have a basic knowledge of Numerical Control and Computerized Numerical Control (NC) and (CNC) machine tools.

Pinehurst Campus
Palmer Advanced Manufacturing Center
$185+Text
CEU: 14.4

Basic Machining
Instructor: Aaron Lewis
Course ID:  1444
Oct 24-Apr 26
TTH
6-9pm

CNC Machining
Prerequisite: Basic Machining
Instructor: Jesse Burr
$185+text
CEU: 14.4
Course ID:  1446
Oct23-May2
MW
6-9pm

NCCER Welding

The Welding Program is based on the National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER) curriculum. Level 1 is designed to train you for the mastery of basic welding skills and techniques including safety, metal cutting and fitting, and welding skills using generally recognized industry processes. Level 2 builds upon content learned in Level 1 and adds physical and mechanical properties of metal, flux cored arc welding, and interpreting detailed welding drawings. Upon successful completion of each level, you will earn the level-appropriate NCCER Welding Certification.

Pinehurst Campus
Instructor: Brett Dysart
107 Palmer Advanced Manufacturing Ctr
$185+$100 consumables fee + text
CEU 22.2

Level 1
Course ID:  2441
Aug 15-May 15
TTH
6-9pm

Course ID:  2442
Aug 19-June 16
Sat
9am-3pm

Level 2
Course ID:  2443
Aug 14-May 23
MW
6-9pm

NCCER Electrical

Using the National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER) curriculum, you will learn the theory and practice of the electrical trade. Offered in partnership with the Sandhills Association of Electrical Contractors, this program is taught by NCCER-certified trainers and overseen by a master NCCER trainer. After successful completion of each level, you are qualified to receive the level-appropriate NCCER Electrician Certification, inclusion on the NCCER National Registry for electricians, and can move on to the next level if desired. Each level builds upon the skills, training, and competencies acquired through completion of each prior level.

Pinehurst Campus

Level 1
Instructor: Herb Hearne
121 Logan Hall
$185+text
CEU 16.5
Course ID:  1435
Sept 12-Apr 10
TTH
6-9pm

Level 2
Instructor: David McCollum
106 Palmer Advanced Manufacturing Ctr
$185+$139.75 NCCER Connect
CEU: 16.5
Course ID:  1436
Sept 12-Apr 10
TTH
6-9pm

Level 3
Instructor: David McCollum
106 Palmer Advanced Manufacturing Ctr
$185+$139.75 NCCER Connect
CEU: 16.5
Course ID:  1437
Sept 12-Apr 10
TTH
6-9pm

Certified Production (CPT) Technician

The Certified Production Technician (CPT) Safety class focuses on the safety requirements in advanced manufacturing. Topics include environmental safety, emergency drills, corrective actions for unsafe conditions, safety orientations, equipment safety, safe processes and procedures, safety and health requirements for maintenance and repair, and safe equipment and operator performance. You will qualify to sit for the MSSC national certification assessment to receive the MSSC Safety Certificate.

The Certified Production Technician (CPT) Quality class focuses on quality requirements in advanced manufacturing.  Topics include internal quality audit activities, calibration of gages and other data collection equipment, materials inspection, documentation and communication of quality tests, fundamental blueprint reading, precision measurement tools and systems.

The Certified Production Technician (CPT) Technician Manufacturing Process & Production class focuses on quality requirements in advanced manufacturing.  Topics include identifying customer needs, determining resources available for the production process, equipment set-up for the production process, coordinating work flow with team members and other work groups, communicating production and material requirements and product specifications, product and process compliance with customer requirements, preparation of final product for shipping or distribution.

These programs are endorsed as quality training programs for potential entry-level employment by Unilever HPC in Raeford and Coty, Inc. in Sanford.

Instructor: Charlie Johnson
101 Johnson Hall
CEU: 4

CPT Safety
$130+ MSSC certification fees+text
Sandhills Hoke Center
Course ID:  3438
Aug 14-Sept 27
MW
6-9pm

CPT Quality
$75+MSSC certification fees+text
Sandhills Hoke Center
Course ID:  3439
Oct 9 to Nov 29
MW
6-9pm

CPT Technician Manufacturing Process & Production
$75+MSSC certification fees+text
Sandhills Hoke Center
Course ID:  1450
Dec 4-Feb 5
MW
6-9 pm

Mechanical Power Transmission

Mechanical Power Transmission Fundamentals Level 2
Designed to provide students with the necessary foundation content to understanding working with mechanical power transmissions.  Topics covered range from reading blueprints, industrial mathematics to linear motion, drilling speed calculations and more. Topics are to be instructor led with hands-on demonstrations and troubleshooting performed by the student. Upon successful completion, students should be able to identify, apply learning to all fundamental content and demonstrate safe proper maintenance and troubleshooting procedures in those areas.

Hoke Campus
Instructor: James Marks
Mod. 6 & 7
$185+text
CEU: 11.4
Course ID:  2447
Aug14-Dec 20
MW
6-9pm

Trades

Alarm Security Technician
This course introduces the operation and skill standards for the alarm industry. Topics focus on the installation, programming, maintenance and repair of alarm system wiring and equipment per applicable code, implementation of logical testing procedure for identifying system faults, and understanding general building construction. Upon completion you will have the knowledge to sit for a national certification exam as an Alarm Security Technician. Clean criminal background required to work in this field.
Instructor: Allen Kelly
116 Van Dusen Hall
Pinehurst Campus
$185.00
CEU: 13.4

Course ID: 3337
Aug 3- Dec 7
TTh
6-9pm
1 Full Day at an Alarm Expo
TBD
Dec 9 & 10
SSU
8am-5pm

Fork Lift Operator
Participants successfully completing this course will be eligible for the fork lift operator’s license. Topics to be presented include basic design of lift trucks, stabilization of trucks, maintenance, repair costs and safety aspects in operation.
Instructor: Steven Garner
103 Van Dusen Hall on Friday
McKean Hall on Saturday
$75.00+text
CEU: 1.2

Course ID: 3338
Sept 15 & 16
F
8:30am – 4pm
Sa
8am –Noon

Course ID: 3339
Oct 13 & 14
F
8:30am – 4pm
Sa
8am – Noon

HVAC: Heating & Air Conditioning
This program is designed to provide students with the skills necessary to become employed as a heating and air conditioning technician. Course topics focus on operating principles of heating and cooling systems with emphasis on safety, theory and principles of refrigeration, types of heating/cooling systems, Ohm’s law, load calculation, troubleshooting using the various types of test equipment, servicing, repairing and installing components/entire systems and employment of customer service techniques.
Instructor: Matt Bialer
Moore County Homebuilders at 10022 NC Hwy 211 E, Aberdeen
$185.00
CEU: 24.0
Course ID: 3345
Aug 15-May 15
TTh
6-9pm
Sa (3)
8am-2:30pm

Industrial Sewing
This course provides instruction on the basic principles of practices of industrial sewing. Emphasis is placed on machine operation, setup and maintenance, threading, sewing straight lines, corners, curves and welts. Upon completion, students should be able to set up and operate a variety of industrial sewing machines.
Instructor: Otilia Gonzalez
Sun Path Products, Inc.
404 W. Edinborough Ave, Raeford
$185.00
CEU: 6.0

Course ID: 3346
Sept 11-Oct 20
MW
5:30-8pm
F
8am-1:30pm

Course ID: 3347
Oct 23-Dec 8
MW
5:30-8pm
F
8am-1:30pm
No Class Thanksgiving Week