Advanced Manufacturing

Manufacturing

Advanced manufacturing is a growing field, especially with all of the manufacturing companies located in the Greater Reading area. RACC works closely with these local businesses to meet their training and employment needs.

As part of each program, a personal career coach will work with you to stay focused through your coursework and assist you in your job search.

Students in these programs may be eligible for financial aid, including TAA, WIA, Veteran’s Benefits, grants, scholarships and employer TAPs.

More information on each of these programs can be found on the Schmidt Training and Technology Center website.

Production Technician

Learn: Technical Math, Blueprint Reading, Mechanical and Electrical Fabrication, Production Assembly, Welding, Safety Practices & Regulations, Personal Protective Equipment, Communication Skills, Conflict Resolution and Teamwork

Length of Program:  8 weeks

At the completion of this program, you will be eligible to pursue a job as a Team Assembler or Machine Equipment Operator who work in the production of durable goods.

Also, you may continue to build upon your credentials in the Industrial Maintenance (AMIST 1) program or CNC Machine Operator program.

For more information, please contact Judy Vecchio or call 610-372-4721, ext. 5716.

CNC Machine Operator

Learn: Print Reading; Tool Identification; Precision Measurement and Gauging; Fixture Set-up and Operation; Grinder Set-Up, Operation, Maintenance and Troubleshooting; CNC Mill Set-Up, Operation, Maintenance and Troubleshooting; CNC Lathe Set-Up, Operation, Maintenance and Troubleshooting;

Length of Program:  12 weeks

At the completion of this program, you will be eligible to pursue a job as a Computer Controlled Machine Tool Operator who makes parts in metals, plastics or wood.

For more information, please contact Judy Vecchio or call 610-372-4721, ext. 5716.

Industrial Maintenance Technician

Learn: Mechanical Systems, Fluid Power Systems, Electrical Systems, Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs)

Length of Program: 16 weeks

At the completion of this program, you will be eligible to pursue a job as an Industrial Maintenance Technician who maintains, troubleshoots and repairs manufacturing equipment or continue to build upon your credentials in the Industrial Maintenance (AMIST) program .

For more information, please contact Judy Vecchio or call 610-372-4721, ext. 5716.

Mechatronics Technician

Learn: Advanced Mechanical Systems, Advanced Fluid Power Systems, Advanced Electrical Systems, Advanced Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs), Process Control and Instrumentation, Robotics and Motion Control and Advanced PLCs (computer integrated manufacturing systems)

Length of Program: 52 weeks (pre-requisite is completion of 16-week AMIST Level 1/Industrial Maintenance Technician program)

At the completion of this program, you will be eligible to pursue a job as a Mechatronics Technician who maintains, troubleshoots and repairs computer integrated manufacturing equipment and systems or pursue the Associate in Applied Science degree in Mechatronics Engineering Technology.

For more information, please contact Judy Vecchio or call 610-372-4721, ext. 5716.