Shah Center Online News Room
[Friday, December 21, 2018]
Shop Math, Blueprint Reading, Geometric Tolerancing Classes Offered
MCC is committed to offering valuable training for employees in manufacturing and industry. Upcoming classes include Shop Math, Blue Print Reading, Blue Print Reading for Spanish Speakers, and Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T).
Shop Math is a basic math course that emphasizes math skills required for use on the manufacturing floor. The course objectives are to review and introduce skills that apply to solving workplace problems. This course is designed for individuals wishing to review or enhance their basic math skills. Class takes place from 8 a.m. to noon on January 29 and 31. Cost is $259. Use course code: NTE S12 001
The Blueprint Reading class covers print layouts, holes, threads, machining details, and assembly prints. Individual class exercises provide actual practice interpreting in-house drawings. Basic shop math is recommended. This class is ideal for inspectors, maintenance and shop floor personnel. Class takes place from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on February 19. Cost is $259. Use course code: NTE S61 002 when registering.
New this year, the Blue Print Reading for Spanish Speakers class is taught by a bi-lingual instructor and is designed for Spanish speaking personnel to learn how to interpret and read blue prints that are written in English. This 24-hour course covers alphabet of lines, symbols and terminology, visualization, and sectional and auxiliary views. Individual class exercises provide actual practice interpreting drawings.& Basic shop math is recommended. Class takes place on Mondays evenings from 4:30 – 7:30 p.m. from February 4 – March 25. Cost is $429. Use course code: NTE S05 001.
The Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T) class teaches participants how it applies to ANSI Y14.5M-2009. Topics include: Interpreting GD&T symbols, Forma and orientation tolerances and profile, runout and location tolerances. Ideal for product engineers, process engineers, CAD technicians, lead personnel and inspectors. Class takes place from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on March 12. Cost is $259. Use course code: NTE S64 002 when registering.
To register, contact the MCC Registration Office at (815) 455-8588 or register online at www.mchenry.edu/myMCC and select "Register for Workforce and Community Development Classes." For more information, contact the Shah Center at (815) 455-8593 or firstname.lastname@example.org. To view the current schedule of courses, go to: www.shahcenter.mchenry.edu/catalyst.