Customized Training

Food Safety Management

Hrs: 12
Course #: 9030  


This course is approved by the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture (PDA). Successful completers of this course and the exam will be eligible for state certification.

 

For further information please contact us at 814-464-8601.

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Employability Prep/Computer Basics

Hrs: 30
Course #: 6001

 

Most employers want an employee to have some general job skills, sometimes called “employability skills”.  This class will discuss the most commonly expected skills of communication, teamwork, problem solving, initiative and enterprise, planning and organizing, self-management, and learning.   The class will cover basic concepts of computer use, including operating computer programs and applications pertaining to industry. 

 

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HVAC Basics I

Hours: 45

Course # 5871

This course provides instruction for the individual considering a career in the HVAC field.  It is also valuable to the professional who needs an update in the technology of heating and cooling.  Topics include theory of heat, safety, tubing fabrication and identification, refrigerant selection and management, system charging, basic electricity and control application.

 

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HVAC Basics II

Hours: 45

Course#: 5872

 

 

Topics include: motors & electrical components, leak detection techniques, effects of pressure, vacuum, temperature, mechanical refrigeration system components & application, and EPA 608 CFC Exam Preparation. The exam is usually scheduled in December and April.

 

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Industrial Electricity I

Hours: 45

Course #: 5101

 

This course serves as an entry level and prerequisite for more advanced training in the electrical field of the RCTC industrial program. It also provides valuable information for those technicians wanting to advance their current skills. Representative subject areas include electrical fundamentals, electrical versus mechanical power, alternating current principles and circuits, wiring considerations, transformer applications, lighting, and DC generators and motors.

 

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Industrial Electricity II

Hours: 45

Course #: 5102

 

This course is a continuation of Industrial Electricity I. The subject areas offer an advanced and in-depth view of many technologies related to industrial electricity. Subjects include AC alternators and motors, motor controls, basic industrial electronics, AC/DC electronic motor drive systems and a programmable logic controller overview.

 

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Hydraulics I

Hours: 45

Course #: 5120

 

This technician-level course will provide students with the working knowledge of fluid power. Theory will include exposure to hydraulic schematics as well as detailed instruction on the operation of hydraulic pumps and motors, directional control valves, flow control valves, flow meters, relief valves and cylinders. Approximately 70% of each class will be hands-on. This course is perfect for the maintenance or automation technician.

 

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Hydraulics II

Hours: 45

Course #: 5122

 

This course includes instruction on Electrical Control of Hydraulic Systems. This course will provide the student with the working knowledge of electrical control circuits used to control hydraulic circuits. Theory will include instruction on understanding electrical circuits and advanced hydraulic circuits. Hands-on training will covers areas starting with basic electrically-controlled hydraulic systems, hydraulic sequencing of cylinders, speed regulation and braking of hydraulic motors, drilling systems, safety circuits, counting of actuator cycles and troubleshooting electrical control circuits. Hydraulics I is a prerequisite for this course.

 

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Blueprint Reading - Machining I

Hours: 45

Course #: 5334

 

An introductory course in which the student learns the basics of interpreting machine drawings. Topics include line and symbol identification, interpreting one, two, and three view drawings, dimensioning and tolerancing, section and auxiliary views, machining operations including screw thread specification and representation. Shop math skills including the use of decimal, fractional and metric systems are also covered.

 

for further information please call us at 814-464-8601.

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Blueprint Reading - Machining II

Hours: 45

Course #: 5335

 

An intermediate blueprint reading course in which the student gains additional experience interpreting more challenging blueprints. Basic Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerancing is also covered. Prerequisites include basic blueprint reading skills and sound math skills.

 

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Dimensioning & Tolerancing

Hours: 30

Course #: 5338

 

This course will teach participants to read, interpret, and translate design requirements in accordance with standards. The course will cover an introduction to GD&T, fundamentals and rules, form tolerances for individual features (flatness, straightness, circularity, cylindricity, orientation tolerances, datums, position and concentricity). Prerequisites include basic blueprint reading skills and sound shop math skills.

 

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Basic Metallurgy

Hours: 45

Course #: 5339

 

 

This course is intended to develop an understanding of what metals are, their composition and properties, and heat treatment methods used to obtain various properties. While concentrating on steel, including carbon, alloy and tool steels, information on microstructures, nonferrous metals, and methods of making shapes is given. The course also reviews procedures needed to determine chemical analysis, hardness, tensile properties, and nondestructive testing, plus identification and cures for problems including part failures.

 

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CNC G-Code

Hours: 45

Course #: 5360

 

Basic CNC machine set-up and operation; machining center. Course includes G code and conversational program writing, cutting tool geometry and set-ups, measuring instruments and usage, math and technical drawing review. Prerequisite: Blueprint reading and basic machining experience preferred.

 

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CNC Lathe

Hours: 45

Course # : 5371

 

This course is designed to provide students with basic skills in the use of the CNC lathe and its parts and applications. Classroom and lab activities will include:

  • Inspect Materials & Parts
  • Plan Job & Prepare for Production
  • Maintain CNC Turning Equipment
  • Set-up CNC for Turning Operations
  • Operate & Control CNC Turning Processes
  • Perform Benchwork
  • Observe Appropriate Safety Procedures

For further information please contact us at 814-464-8671.

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CNC Mill

Hours: 45

Course #: 5373

 

This course is designed to provide students with basic skills in the use of the CNC Mill and its parts and applications. Classroom and lab activities will include:

  • Inspect Materials & Parts
  • Plan Job & Prepare for Production
  • Maintain CNC Turning Equipment
  • Set-up CNC for Turning Operations
  • Operate & Control CNC Turning Processes
  • Perform Benchwork
  • Observe Appropriate Safety Procedures

 

For further information please contact us at 814-464-8671.

 

Please see the calendar for details on when the class is offered.