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MANUFACTURING WINTER/SPRING 2019

  • MACHINING                                                      

     

    Intro to Manufacturing/Machining (36 Hrs) $690.
    MAC101
      M, 3/4 - 6/3/19, 6-9:30 pm (no class 4/22 & 5/27)
    This course provides an introduction to modern manufacturing/machining and discusses the commonalities of skills within various sectors of the manufacturing industry.  Machine shop floor etiquette, workplace cleanliness, safety, proper use of common power tools and hand tools will be stressed.  Drilling and grinding machine tool operations, drill press operation, layout and bench work will be included, as well as an introduction to conventional lathes and milling machines.  Book-Precision Machining Technology,  Peter J. Hoffman- $100.

    CNC Programming (36 hours) $650.
    MAC104
    Tu, 3/5 - 5/21/2019, 6-9 pm Students will be introduced to CNC programming of three-axis milling and two axis-turning machines.  Emphasis will be placed on part geometry, job planning, tool selection, set-up configurations, and material cutting characteristics.  A portion of the class will be spent proving out the students’ programs on real world CNC equipment.  General knowledge of machine shop practices and shop math a must.  Knowledge of some trigonometry helpful, but not necessary.  Students must bring a calculator with trigonometric functions to class.  Student purchased textbook required, “Precision Machining Technology” by Peter Hoffman, et. al (2nd edition).

    Lathe Operations 1 (36 hours) $720. 
    MAC112
      W, 2/20 - 5/8/19, 5:30-8:30 pm 
    This course provides instruction in the terminology, design, setup, operation, and daily care of conventional metal working engine and related lathes.  Theory and practical skill exercises will focus on cutting tool preparations for completing external surface machining such as:  strain turning, threading, chucking, and tailstock operations.  Accident prevention practices and procedures will be stressed throughout the course.  Student purchased textbook required, “Precision Machining Technology” by Peter Hoffman, et. al (2nd edition).  Students will be prepared to sit for NIMS credential.

    Blueprints, Layouts, & GD&T-Measurements for Machining (36 hours) $590.
    BRMA01
      M, 11/12 – 2/11/19, 6-9 pm (no class 12/24 & 12/31)
    This course is designed for machining apprentices and other individuals wanting to develop and hone their skills in reading conventional drawings commonly used in the machining industry.  Instruction will be centered around object visualization and feature definition/recognition.  This course will cover basic and intermediate skill levels, including multiview third angle projections, orthographic, isometric, sectional, and auxiliary view drawings. Book-Blueprint Reading for Machinist Training, NTMA - $85.00.

    CNC Machine Tool Operations (36 Hrs) $595.
    MAC103
      Tu,11/20-2/19/19, 6-9 pm (no class 12/25 & 1/1/19)
    This course is designed for conventional machine tool operators that would like an introduction to Computerized Numerical Control (CNC) machine tool set-up and operation.  Lathe and mill operations will be stressed.  Theory and concepts will be applicable to various CNC machine tools.   General knowledge of machine shop practices and shop math a must.  Knowledge of some trigonometry helpful, but not necessary.  Student purchased textbook required, “Precision Machining Technology” by Peter Hoffman, et. al (2nd edition), $90.

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    MECHATRONICS

    Mechatronics Technicians that can design, troubleshoot, maintain, and repair today’s sophisticated automated equipment are in high demand in our region.  The Mechatronics Technology program prepares students for careers as multi-skilled technicians in industrial, manufacturing, and commercial settings. This multidisciplinary program includes an innovative blended learning curriculum with theory-based instruction, practical hands-on training on state-of-the art industrial trainers and software, and includes e-learning components. Students acquire skills with electrical systems, mechanical systems, electronics, robotics, mechanics, fluid power systems, PLCs, and other control systems used in today’s manufacturing environment. Technicians trained in Mechatronics enjoy almost unlimited mobility across technical disciplines.  Course prepares students to test for the NIMS1 Industrial Maintenance Technology Credentials, Duty Areas 2-6, and/or PMMI’s2 Mechatronics Certificates.

    1 National Institute for Machining Skills
    2The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies

     

    AC/DC Circuits (30 hrs-18 classroom, 6 sessions) $475.     
    MEC101
      W, 2/6 - 3/13/19, 5-8 pm 
    Learn the fundamentals of electricity through this course. Topics include:  electrical circuit components, input and output devices, voltage measurement, series and parallel circuits, current and resistance measurements, and more.  This course combines online theory with instructor lectures and demonstrations, and hands on practical learning on industrial world class trainers.

    PLCs-Computer Control 1-RS Logix (35 hrs-21 classroom, 7 sessions), $600.  
    MEC102
      W, 4/3 /19, 5-8 pm (no class 12/26/18)
    This course begins with electric relay control and introduces programmable logic  controller (PLC) topics like PLC orientation, operation, and programming languages, and then moves on to more advanced topics like basic PLC programming, PLC motor control, and event sequencing. Specifically within this curriculum, learners will study topics including: the function of seven types of processor files; how input instructions can be controlled by output instructions; and the operation of a basic multiple actuator sequence program.

    Basic Pneumatics (20 hrs-15 classroom, 5 sessions) $475. 
    MEC105  Tu, 2/5 - 3/5/19, 6-9 pm  
    Basic pneumatics prepares learners to work intelligently in industry with pneumatic applications. It introduces pneumatic power and takes learners through key topics and skills in pneumatic power & safety, pneumatic circuits, pneumatic schematics, the principles of pneumatic pressure and flow, and pneumatic speed control circuits. It covers pressure regulation, air filtration, how to connect pneumatic circuits, pneumatic cylinders, valves, and actuators, a wide array of pneumatic applications, pressure and cylinder force, pneumatic leverage, pressure and volume, and air flow resistance. 

    Intermediate Pneumatics (20 hrs-15 classroom, 5 sessions) $475. 
    MEC106
      Tu, 3/19 - 4/16/19, 6-9 pm
    Intermediate pneumatics builds on the basic pneumatics skills to teach intermediate pneumatic components and system applications. Learners will gain industry-relevant skills related to these new topics including operation, installation, performance analysis, maintenance, and design. These topics include cam-operated valves, cylinder sequencing with cam valves, cylinder deceleration circuits, pilot operated DCVs, shuttle valves, air logic components, air logic design, air filters, filter selection, filter maintenance, water removal techniques, air dryers, after-coolers, water traps, air lubricators, and component maintenance. 

    Electric Motor Control (60 hours-36 classroom, 12 sessions) $775.     
    MEC104 
    M,  3/11 - 6/10/2019, 6-9 pm  
    This course teaches electric control of AC electric motors found in industrial, commercial, and residential applications. Learners gain understanding of the operation, installation, design, and troubleshooting of AC electric motor control circuits for many common applications. You’ll develops skills in interpreting schematics, system design, motor start / stop circuits, motor sequence control, reversing motor control, and motor jogging. Safety is emphasized throughout, highlighting motor safety, lockout/ tagout and safety interlocks.  Pre-requisite:  MEC101 & MEC102 or demonstrated electrical knowledge.

     

    Mechanical Drives (45 hours-27 classroom, 9 sessions) $650.     
    MEC107
      M, 11/26-2/11/19, 6-9 pm (no class 12/24 & 12/31)
    Mechanical drives introduces mechanical systems and develops fundamental knowledge of mechanical systems and practices. Covers basic safety, installation, key fasteners, power transmission systems, v-belt drives, chain drives, spur gear drives, and multiple shaft drives. Topics covered include learning how to select, install, adjust, troubleshoot, and repair a range of mechanical systems which are commonly found in both automated and manual machines used in every industry around the world.

    Reading Blueprints & Electrical Schematics (30 hrs) $400. 
    ELE100
      
    Understanding how to read blueprints and interpret schematic symbols is an important skill for anyone involved in the electrical/electronic industry. This course will walk you through identifying different types of blueprint plans, learning symbols, interpreting plans and schematics, plan branch circuits for blueprint development, and incorporate electrical details within a blueprint.

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    SMALL ENGINES

    Small Engine Repair (30 hours) $525.    
    SER101
    W, 3/6 - 5/8/19, 5:30-8:30 pm
    Students will work in state-of-the-art classrooms and labs covering various types of engines and equipment. This course provides students with excellent training for general mechanics and knowledge of how things work. The students spend 60 percent of the class in the shop, experiencing hands-on training while learning how to repair and maintain a variety of small gas engines.  Blended learning environment combines theory and hands-on skills. Take online tests and earn certificates through Briggs and Stratton and work on custom projects. Student Purchased Book:    Small Engines and Outdoor Power Equipment: A Care & Repair Guide for: Lawn Mowers, Snowblowers & Small Gas-Powered Implements: Peter Hunn $25.00 

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    TRADES

    Welding Basics - Tech 1 (48 hours) $700.
    WLD103
     Tu/Th, 1/15-2/21/2019, 4-8 PM

    This basic welding course is intended for beginners and those with very little welding experience.  This course will introduce students to the fundamental concepts of welding in preparation for employment in the welding field.  Topics covered include: basic safety in a welding environment; angle grinders and their use; material preparation; SMAW (stick welding) basics; electrode identification; oxy-fuel cutting; and GMAW (MIG welding) basics.  Students are expected to come to all classes with clothing and gear necessary to perform work.  Required gear includes:  cotton based dark color clothing (long pants), leather work boots, welding coat or sleeves, gauntlet style welding gloves, and welding helmet. 

    Plumbing Code Prep (18 Hrs) $380. 
    PLCP01 W, 4/3 - 5/15/19, 5:30-8:30 pm
    This class is for plumbers preparing to take their local journeyman's or master plumber's license exam.  Topics covered include IPC information and explanation, how to read and interpret charts, and how to calculate sizing of water distribution and DWV systems.  Students must bring International Plumbing Code book to class.


    Basic Woodworking (30 Hrs) $405.
    CAB101 W, 3/6-5/8/19, 6-9 pm
     
    This course is designed for individuals that are just beginning as well as those that want to hone their woodworking skills. You will gain thorough, hands on experience in this class and more.  Course topics include safety and tool useage, selection and science of wood species, hand and machine processing techniques, woodworking principles of joinery and wood construction, and basic hand tool and machine skills covering historical methods to modern techniques.  Experienced woodworkers may bring their own project, work in our well-equipped shop, and get individual attention as needed from a Master Cabinetmaker. Wood for projects provided by students.  

    Reading Blueprints & Electrical Schematics (30 hrs) $400.  
    ELE100
      Th, 10/11-12/20/18, 6-9 pm
    Understanding how to read blueprints and interpret schematic symbols is an important skill for anyone involved in the electrical/electronic industry. This course will walk you through identifying different types of blueprint plans, learning symbols, interpreting plans and schematics, plan branch circuits for blueprint development, and incorporate electrical details within a blueprint.

     

     

    To register, please complete registration form and return to UBCTS with check or money order payable to "UBCTS".

    UBCTS, Adult Education, 3115 Ridge Road, Perkasie, PA  18944

     

    Questions? Please contact Emily Evans at 215-795-2011 or eevans@ubtech.org