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CANCELLATION/REFUND POLICY

Full refunds are issued in the following instances:

  • JCC cancels the program/class.
  • Participant cancels up to three business days prior to the start of the class. Substitutions are accepted any time by contacting the office at 716.338.1005 or WRjamestown@mail.sunyjcc.edu

Refunds are issued by credit to the card used or by check.

Autodesk Fusion360 CAD

Autodesk Fusion360 is a powerful but affordable integrated CAD/CAM software that has been growing in popularity over the last few years among small to medium sized companies. Fusion360 is also offered as a free software option for educational facilities, their students, and their educators. During the course we will cover the CAD side of Fusion360 all the way from setting up an account and logging in to understanding all the drawing tools and best practices for creating new solid models and features. 

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Basic G-Code Writing

G-Code is the basic language for most of our industrial CNC machinery. During this course you will learn how to create G-Code programs for CNC lathes and mills. These codes, however, can be used to understand the basic programming of motion for any number of styles of CNC machine such as lasers, waterjets, or punches. Additionally, we will cover basic usage of the HAAS controller and a few of the canned cycles found in the HAAS controller.

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SolidWorks Essentials

Learn to build parametric models of parts and assemblies using SOLIDWORKS2019. Learn how to make drawings of those parts and assemblies. Understand how to use the evaluation tools in SOLIDWORKS to determine part and assembly properties. Learn to customize software controls and edit document settings to best suit your working style. This course will prepare students with all the necessary knowledge to begin practicing for success on the Certified SOLIDWORKS Associate Exam. The instructor will discuss, but please note that the Exam is NOT given during course.

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Blueprint Reading Basics

Learn to successfully read and understand multi-view blueprints used in a manufacturing environment. Learn to identify non-standard view types. Interpret symbols and notations used in the creation of industrial prints. Learn how to determine height, width, and length dimensions of parts.

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High Efficiency Machining

Learn about modern machining strategies and tooling solutions. Learn how to identify and prevent issues that can arise when implementing dynamic milling style toolpaths. Learn how to make your machining processes more productive while maintaining process reliability.

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Machining/CNC Operator Program

This program is designed to provide students with the knowledge and skills necessary to obtain an entry-level machinist or CNC Operator position in manufacturing. Lecture, labs, and online resources all combine to create an intensive and comprehensive program covering basic programming and operation functions on CNC Machine Tools and Turning Centers. Concepts learned in the classroom are reinforced through the hands-on lab with direct application of learned theories. Real-world manufacturing problems dealing with tooling, process deficiencies, and programming are introduced as a method of reinforcing learning. Students are required to follow all shop safety protocols which are an integral part of the learning. Students who successfully complete the program may earn up to 14 SUNY JCC credits. If you would like to be contacted by a representative from our Workforce Readiness department, please complete this short form. All information is confidential. (CLICK HERE)

  1. Shop Math
  2. Blueprint Reading
  3. Metalurgy
  4. Shop Safety
  5. OSHA 10 Hour General Instruction

Manual and CNC Machine Operation

  1. Engineering Drawing and AutoCAD
  2. Machine Theory and Operation
  3. Computer Numerical Control/Machine Tools
  4. Manufacturing Drawings & GD&T
  5. Develop Manual 2-Axis Mill G&M Code Programs
  6. Develop Manual 2-Axis Lathe G&M Code Programs
  7. Develop Mastercam 2-Axis Mill Programs
  8. Basic Inspection on the Surface Plate

Maintenance Technician Program

This program provides students with the underlying principles and hands-on techniques of Electronics, Mechanics, and Robotics, preparing them for entry-level electro-mechanical positions. Emphasis will be on the use of electronic test equipment for troubleshooting as well as various tools and processes of manufacturing. Students will receive an overview of manufacturing safety, manufacturing math, and blueprint reading. Further study will include fluid power, electrical fundamentals, motor control, and PLC training for an overall knowledge of maintenance processes. Courses provide students the desired expertise to install, troubleshoot, and repair manufacturing  mechanisms. Students who successfully complete the program may earn up to 16 SUNY JCC credits. If you would like to be contacted by a representative from our Workforce Readiness department, please complete this short form. All information is confidential. (CLICK HERE)

Manufacturing Essentials

  1. OSHA 10
  2. Shop Math
  3. Blueprint Reading, GD&T, Metrology

Electrical

  1. Electrical Fundamentals
  2. Motor Control & Drives
  3. Digital Electronics & Sensors

Mechanical

  1. Mechanical Systems, Drives, and Power Transmission
  2. Fluid Power
  3. Rigging, Equipment Leveling & Alignment

Automation

  1. Intro to PLC & Communication Devices
  2. Intro to Robot Operations & Programming
Shop Math (CNC/MT)

This course is designed to provide an understanding of mathematics used in shop work. Course topics include fractions, decimals, tolerances, graphs, basic algebra, basic geometry and trigonometric functions. Trainees will have the ample opportunity to practice the calculations following the rules and methods discussed during the lecture.

Blueprint Reading (MT)

This course is designed to provide the skills in blueprint reading, geometric dimensioning & tolerancing, and metrology. The course provides an understanding of blueprints, geometric dimensioning controls used on mechanical engineering drawings and precision measurement tools. Course topics include blueprint reading, dimensioning fundamentals, datums, material condition symbols and reading precision measurement tools. Upon completion of this course, the trainees will be able to interpret machine shop symbols and working drawings used in the trades.

Mechanical Systems, Drives, & Power Transmission (MT)

This course is designed to provide the skills in mechanical power transmission systems. The course provides an understanding of mechanical systems, drives, and power transmission mechanical equipment. Course topics include safety, chain drives, sprockets, belt drives, gears, motors, clutches, and couplings.

Electrical Fundamentals (MT)

This course covers the basics of DC (direct current) and AC (alternating current) theory and fundamentals. Course topics include concepts of electrical schematics, components, voltage, current and resistance. Ohms Law is used extensively to verify the results obtained from the outcomes of the lab experiments. Power supplies and test equipment like the digital volt Ohm meter will be operated to make observations of circuit parameters and operation.

OSHA 10 Hour General Industry (MT)

This 10-hour course covers basic industrial safety. It is designed to provide the trainees with an understanding of OSHA, from its history to how to find and read OSHA standards Topics include lockout/tagout, personal protective equipment (PPE), aerial lift and fall safety, machine guarding, confined space safety, fire safety, hazardous materials and hazard communications. General shop safety including forklift pedestrian safety will also be discussed. Upon successful completion of this training course, participants will receive an OSHA 10 certification.

Motor Control and Drives (MT)

This course is designed to provide the basic skills in AC / DC motors and motor control. The course provides an understanding of the operation of AC and DC motors and motor control circuits. Course topics include AC / DC motor operations, control circuit components, motor control wiring, connections, ladder diagrams, and interpretation of electronic motor control schematics.

Digital Electronics & Sensors (MT)

This course is designed to provide the basic skills in AC / DC motors and motor control.  The course provides an understanding of the operation of AC and DC motors and motor control circuits. Course topics include AC / DC motor operations, control circuit components, motor control wiring, connections, ladder diagrams, and interpretation of electronic motor control schematics. The course also introduces the student to variable frequency drives (VFDs) and provides practical skills in programming one of the more commonly used drives.

Fluid Power (MT)

This course is designed to provide the basic skills in Fluid Power. The course provides an understanding of fluid power symbols, basic components of fluid power systems including basic laws and formulas for fluid power calculations. Course topics include pumps, control valves, actuators, and maintenance procedures of fluid power systems.

Rigging, Equipment Leveling, & Alignment (MT)

This course is designed to provide the necessary skills needed to identify components and best practices used in manual and laser leveling and alignment. The students will learn different leveling and alignment techniques and practice leveling and aligning various components. This course is designed to provide practical hands on training for maintenance technicians who have no or limited background in this area of service.

Introduction to PLC & Communication Devices (MT)

This course is designed to familiarize participants with the RSLogix 5000 environment. This course will provide learners with a working knowledge of working online and offline using RSLogix 5000 projects. Ladder logic fundamentals are explained. Participants will be able to monitor, edit, and create Programs and Routines to construct, monitor or modify projects. The concept of ladder logic using tags and data types instead of data tables will be applied. Participants will go online with controllers and edit ladder routines online and offline.

Robot Operations & Programming (MT)

This course is designed to provide the basic skills needed to Operate and Program a Fanuc Robot. Course topics include Robotic Safety, Controls, Operations, and Part Programming.

Blueprint Reading (CNC)

This module is designed to provide the skills required for blueprint reading, orthographic projection, 1st & 3rd angle projection, understanding sectional views, dimensioning, title block, tolerances, and surface quality. An introduction to GD&T is also included.

Metallurgy (CNC)

This module provides an understanding of the production structure and application of ferrous metals. Properties of ferrous and non ferrous metals, and the basics of heat treatment are also covered.

Shop Safety (CNC)

This module provides participants with the knowledge of standard shop safety.

OSHA 10 Hour General Construction (CNC)

This ten (10) hour module provides the skills for the recognition, avoidance, abatement, and prevention of safety and health hazards in the workplace.

Engineering Drawing and AutoCAD (CNC)

This module will focus on engineering drawing fundamentals, incorporating both manual and computer-aided drafting. Topics include free-hand sketching, principles of applied geometry, orthographic projections, dimensioning, section views, pictorials, conventional drawing practices, standards, tolerancing, and an introduction to 2-D wire frame software such as AutoCAD. Students will create and modify CAD geometry, text, and dimensions. 

Machine Theory and Operation (CNC)

This module teaches participants the function and operation of basic chip producing machine tools such as lathes, drill, milling machines, saws, and grinders.

Computer Numerical Control/Machine Tools (CNC)

This module teaches participants the programming and operation of Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) machine tools. Manual programming of two and three axis mills and lathes using canned cycles will be covered. Topics discussed will include CNC machine components, absolute and incremental programming, preparatory functions (G-codes), miscellaneous functions (M codes), work piece offsets, tool length offsets, cutter compensation and cutting tools and workholding methods for CNC. Lab projects provide hands-on experience for students on CNC controllers. 

Manufacturing Drawings & GD&T (CNC)

This module will provide further exposure to actual manufacturing drawings and other information provided. The first part of the course will cover the ability to read, interpret, and construct manufacturing drawings. The second part will introduce the students to geometric tolerance and dimensioning.

Develop manual 2-axis Mill G&M code programs (CNC)

This is lab time to build skills.

Develop manual 2-axis Lathe G&M code programs (CNC)

This is lab time to build skills.

Develop Mastercam 2-axis Mill programs (CNC)

This is lab time to build skills.

Basic Inspection on the Surface Plate (CNC)

This module teaches the basics of inspecting surface plates, including how to align & hold work dictated by blueprint datum planes. Participants will learn to use micrometers, calipers, gage blocks and pins, and height gages.