Classes

A certificate of completion will be awarded for each Continuing Education Class or Seminar. All classes are subject to minimum class sizes. Class schedules may be rescheduled, postponed, or cancelled. Books/supplies are not included in class tuition and are the responsibility of the students. Payment Options: Personal Check, Cash, MasterCard, Payment Plan, Company Check or Pre-approved Company Purchase Order.

(A) Apprentices. Classes with this designation meet the requirements for both course content and hours specified by many Machinist and Tool & Die Apprentice programs.

Contact Craig Cook at 814-868-9900 or craigc@erieit.edu to register.

MACHINING TECHNOLOGY

(A) (A) Introduction to G Code Programming
Mondays/Wednesdays 9/11/17 – 10/11/17 5:45 -8:45pm

This class will include hands on experience with G & M programming on simulators and HAAS Mill and Lathe. Be able to write a program from scratch with the following understandings: Knowledge of rapid traverse, linear interpolation, and circular arcs using a drawing will be taught. Learn about work offsets, different coordinate systems, tool definition to include proper tooling, tool length, tool diameter control, along with cutter compensations. Reference points and safety returns will be covered. Safety glasses are required, steel toe shoes are suggested but not required. Register today with Craig Cook at craigc@erieit.edu or call 868-9900 Ext. 202.

(A)Advanced G Code Programming
Mondays/Wednesdays 10/18/17 – 11/20/17 5:45 -8:45pm

Hands on experience with advanced G & M programming on simulators and HAAS Mill and Lathe. Be able to write a program from scratch using subroutines in the program. The following areas will be covered: G10 offset value, set up sub programs, use of G Code calling program, programming of compound angles, programming for drill thread mill and chamfer combinations, and use of system, common, and local variables. Safety glasses are required, steel toe shoes are suggested but not required. Register today with Craig Cook at craigc@erieit.edu or call 868-9900 Ext. 202.

(A)Mastercam I
Mondays/Wednesdays 12/4/17 – 1/29/18- 5:45 – 8:45pm

Using Mastercam X9, students will learn the basic concepts of the program. Topics covered will include starting and navigating through Mastercam, Mill Level 1 including Contour, Drill Paths, Facing, Circle Mill, Spot Drill, Drill Chamfer Toolpaths, Slot Mill 2D HS Dynamic Core, 2D HS Core, Pocket, 2D HS Area Mill, 2D Dynamic Mill, Transform Toolpaths, 2D HS Area Mill. Lathe Level I including Face, Roughing & Finish Toolpaths, Groove – Multiple Chains & Drilling Toolpaths. Solids Level I including Extrude, Chamfer & Fillet, Revolve & Extrude Cut, Sweep Cut & Add Boss. Textbook includes a home learning version of Mastercam X9 on DVD. Register today with Craig Cook at craigc@erieit.edu or call 868-9900 Ext. 202.

(A)Basic Math
Tuesdays/Thursdays, 9/12/17 – 10/31/17 – 5:45pm – 8:45pm (time is flexible)

Students will become competent in solving mathematics problems involving whole numbers, common and decimal fractions, percentages, basic principles of measurement, fundamentals of the metric system, ratio and proportion and other practical geometry. Other topics in technical-vocational mathematics may be discussed. TI-30XIIS calculator required. Register today with Craig Cook at craigc@erieit.edu or call 868-9900 Ext. 202.

(A)Math for Technology
Tuesdays/Thursdays 11/7/17 – 12/28/17 - 5:00 – 7:30pm (time is flexible)

The course builds on the Basic Math course and is designed to give the student a deeper understanding of mathematics in their environment. Topics may include Basic Algebra, linear equations, fractional equations, powers and logarithms, roots and radicals, formulas and applications, products and factors, solving quadratic and higher degree equations, rational expressions, practical and coordinate geometry, and an introduction to right triangle trigonometry. Prerequisite: Basic Math or excellent basic math skills. Students must have a scientific calculator – TI-30XIIS required. Register today with Craig Cook at craigc@erieit.edu or call 868-9900 Ext. 202.

MAINTENANCE TECHNOLOGY

Welding for Production and Maintenance Personnel
Mondays/Wednesdays, 9/11/17 – 11/2/17- 5:45 – 8:45pm

This course is designed to help people in the production and maintenance field develop skills. The course is primarily hands on training for the student in the following processes: Oxy/Fuel – Torch and Track Cutting, Brazing, SMAW (Stick Welding), GMAW or FCAW (MIG Welding) flat and vertical positions. GTAW (TIG) is also available. Tuition includes all materials and supplies. Student should have welding hood, chipping hammer, wire brush, welding jacket/leathers, tape, soapstone, safety glasses, gloves and appropriate clothing for welding. Register today with Craig Cook at craigc@erieit.edu or call 868-9900 Ext. 202.

Introduction to PLCs (Programmable Logic Controllers)
Tuesdays/Thursdays, 9/12/17 – 10/26/17– 5:45-8:45 pm

Learn the basic concepts of programmable logic controls. Hands on using RS Logix 500 and Allen Bradley 503 PLCs. Topics may include an overview of PLCs, input/output modules, memory structure, and programming basics. Limited to 6 people. Register today with Craig Cook at craigc@erieit.edu or call 868-9900 Ext. 202.

Advanced PLCs -Troubleshooting PLCs (Programmable Logic Controllers)
Tuesdays/Thursdays, 11/7/17 – 12/12/17– 5:45 – 8:45 pm

This course is designed to explain and apply the advanced concepts of programmable logic controls. Topics will include the following: communicating with PLCs and going on line, using the RSLogix500 ladder and database search features, troubleshooting techniques using find all, custom data monitor, cross reference, and advanced diagnostics search features, etc. Limited to 6 people. Prerequisite: Students should have an electrical background and know basic concepts of PLCs or have taken the Intro to PLC’s class. Register today with Craig Cook at craigc@erieit.edu or call 868-9900 Ext. 202.

Essentials of Electricity
Tuesdays/Thursdays, 9/12/17 – 10/12/17 - 5:45 – 8:45pm

Learn basic electricity through theory and hands on application labs with group projects. The following topics will be discussed: Ohm’s law, AC and DC, electrical safety, electric meters, voltage, current, and resistance, electrical terminology, electrical drawings, choosing the right type of wire, National Electric Code and simple troubleshooting. Register today with Craig Cook at craigc@erieit.edu or call 868-9900 Ext. 202.

Electric Motor Control and Logic
Tuesdays/Thursdays, 10/17/17 – 11/28/17 - 5:45 – 8:45pm

Design and development of relay logic systems necessary for installing, operating and maintaining industrial relay motor control systems. Emphasis is on electrical and electronic techniques of signal acquisition and control. Topics may include: single phase control, three phase control, overload prevention devices, starters, and speed controls. Prerequisite: Electrical experience Register today with Craig Cook at craigc@erieit.edu or call 868-9900 Ext. 202.

Daytime Program Courses

We can also enroll other employees in your company or organization in individual daytime courses through the Continuing Education Department without signing them up for the complete program. As with the apprentice courses, these courses are part of a diploma or degree program and are offered during one of the two daytime sessions (either 8am – 1pm or 1pm -6pm starting on June 27, 2014. Areas of study include:

Multimedia Graphic Design

Graphics art, web design and development, multimedia design and development.

Network and Database Professional

Network Administration, Database Administration, Web Developer, Network Technician and Support Specialist.

Business and Information Management

Administrative Assistants, Office Staff, Purchasing, IT Environments, Help Desk.

Electronic Engineering Technology

Electronic field service personnel, technicians.

Electronics Technician

Electronics repair, maintenance, electronics installation

Maintenance Technician

Maintenance Mechanics, Building Maintenance, Plant Maintenance

HVAC/R Technology

HVAC/R Technicians, plant maintenance, building maintenance, HVAC Service Technicians

Welding Technology

Mig, TIG, stick, plasma cutting, aluminum, pipe

Electrician

Residential, Commercial, Industrial and Maintenance

Auto Body Technician

Auto body repair technician, spray painting

Register today by calling Craig Cook at 814.868.9900 Ext. 202 or email CraigC@ErieIT.edu