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Focused Technical Training
Lara Herter, Program Coordinator

Engineering & Manufacturing

If you are interested in any of the classes below, please call Lara Herter.

Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerancing


This 16 hour workshop is designed for personnel whose work requires them to either communicate or manufacture products through the use of engineering drawings and/or CAD models, such as (but not exclusive to): design engineers, mechanical engineers, production engineers, quality engineers, gage designers, estimators, tool designers, inspectors, drafters, checkers, CAD operators, machinists, manufacturing engineers, recent engineering/drafting graduates, and managers.

The goal of this course is to provide participants a comprehensive knowledge of GD&T techniques through the use of lectures, discussion and application problems. Participants will gain the ability to apply these techniques to their product lines. 

SolidWorks Fundamentals


This course is designed for students to learn the applied foundations of Solid Works software, for employees in the workforce who have had limited experience in SolidWorks, and for those in need of a review.  Learn how to navigate the SolidWorks interface, create sketches, set up parametric relationships, and create 3D models. Students will understand how parts and assemblies are related, and gain the opportunity to explore software through classroom tutorials.

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