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TCC announces AMTC open house and upcoming classes

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (August 5, 2013) – On Tuesday, August 13, Tallahassee Community College’s Advanced Manufacturing Training Center is hosting an open house from 3–7 p.m.
 
The community is invited to tour TCC’s state-of-the-art facility, participate in hands-on activities with manufacturing equipment, and view interactive demonstrations of robotics, computer numerical control (CNC) machining and 3-D printing technology.
 
“We’re inviting the public to come learn about careers in manufacturing and how TCC can help workers gain new skills and help businesses grow,” said Bruce Batton, program director of the AMTC. “The event is great for all ages too, with opportunities for kids to learn about science and technology.”
 
The AMTC is located on the southwest corner of the main TCC campus at 3958 West Pensacola Street.
 
The facility offers cutting-edge training for high-skill and emerging manufacturing processes. Registration is open now for AMTC’s next set of courses, which begin in August and take from two weeks to two months to complete.
 
The schedule includes three evening courses:
  • Bronze-level Lean: Identifying and eliminating wasteful practices in a process-driven workplace. Prepare for the Society for Manufacturing Engineers Bronze-level knowledge certification. August 20–September 26, Tuesday & Thursday, 6–9 p.m.
  • Introduction to CNC Machining: Basics of computer numerical control (CNC) machining. Uses classroom discussion and hands-on manual machine training in the manufacturing lab. August 26–October 24, Monday & Thursday, 6–10 p.m.
  • CNC Machining 2: Prepare for the National Institute for Metalworking Skills (NIMS) CNC Lathe Operator and CNC Mill Operator credentials. August 19–October 7, Monday & Wednesday, 6–10 p.m.
Two daytime courses will also be offered:
  • Electronic Systems Associate: Overview of electronics and the principles upon which modern electronic devices (passive and active) operate. Introduction to basic concepts of electricity and magnetism, electronic circuits, and digital electronics. Prepare for the AC and DC parts of the International Society of Certified Electronics Technicians (ISCET) Electronics Systems Associate exams. August 26–October 2, Monday & Wednesday, 9 a.m.–1 p.m.
  • Surface Mount Technician: Prepare to work in a printed circuit board surface mount production facility. Successful completion awards student the IPC Solder and Surface Mount module certification. August 12–August 21, Monday–Friday, 8 a.m.–5 p.m.
Additional courses will be offered beginning in October and throughout the year.
 
The AMTC is funded through a grant from the U.S. Department of Defense and the Army Research Office.
 
For information about the open house or about registering for a class, contact the AMTC at (850) 201-9720 or amtc@tcc.fl.edu, or visit www.tcc.fl.edu/AMTC.
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