Industrial Training

Basic MIG Welding

WLD 7011

This 8-week program introduces gas metal arc welding and flux core arc welding processes. Topics include equipment set up and fillet and grove weld with emphasis on application of GMAW and FCAW electrodes on steel plate, as well as basic welding measurement and print reading. Upon completion, students will have the knowledge base to seek employment as entry level MIG welders. This course also prepares students to continue into the RCC Welding Technology certificate and diploma programs, with possible articulation upon successful completion and approved articulation application process.

Register for Basic MIG Welding
Required Supplies:

Welding helmet, variable shade level 10+, welding gloves, welding jacket or long sleeve cotton button up shirt, leather boots (steel toe not required), cotton pants (i.e. jeans), cotton welding cap (optional)

Instructor: TBA Cost: $192
Course Code Section Days Date Time Loc
WLD-7011-03 TBA MTWTh 05/22/24-07/25/24 8:00am-11:55am IT1 107

Basic Welding Processes

WLD 3106

This beginner’s course introduces basic welding and cutting skills. Emphasis is placed on welding beads applied with gases, mild steel fillers, and electrodes and the capillary action of solder. Upon completion, students should be able to set up welding and oxy-fuel equipment and perform basic welding, brazing, and soldering processes.

Required Supplies:

Welding helmet, variable shade level 10+, welding gloves, welding jacket or long sleeve cotton button up shirt, leather boots (steel toe not required), cotton pants (i.e. jeans), cotton welding cap (optional)

Instructor: TBA Cost: $192
Course Code Section Days Date Time Loc
WLD-3106-01 31054 TW 05/22/24-07/24/24 8:00am-11:55am IT1 107

Certified Production Technician

MFG 3111

The Certified Production Technician (CPT) 4.0 program will show that you have mastered the foundational, core competencies of advanced manufacturing production at the entry-level to front-line supervisor level through successful completion of certification assessments. This program is ideal for anyone with limited to no prior knowledge of manufacturing to begin a career pathway in the high skill, high wage, in-demand manufacturing industry. This training program delivers the 21st-century skills that today’s employers need for over 6 million frontline production jobs. Earn stackable credentials: Safety & Employability, Manufacturing Process & Production, Quality Practices & Measurement, Maintenance Awareness.

Estimated Fees

  • Registration: $192
  • eTextbook: $123
  • Four Certification Exams: $200 ($50 each)
  • Total Estimated Cost: $515
Instructor: TBA
Course Code Section Days Date Time Loc
MFG-3111-01 61256 MW 08/12/24-11/25/24 3:30PM-7:30PM IT1-104
M-S ONLINE

Students who receive the $180 Eagle Train and Gain Scholarship will need to pay the remaining $10 course fees.

Electro-Mechanical Skills: Mechanisms, Motors and Controls

MEC 3138

This hybrid 11-week class meets in person and has online coursework. Learn to install, use, maintain, and troubleshoot electro-mechanical drive components and systems. Students complete hands-on labs focusing on the operation of individual system components and the construction of complete electro-mechanical systems. Students build industrial motor control circuits to control electro-mechanical systems. Upon completion of this course, students will be able to install, commission, and troubleshoot the most common electro-mechanical systems consisting of motor controllers, contactors, relays, linkages, belt drives, gear drives, and pulley drives while under the moderate supervision of experienced technicians. The learning is based on practical, hands-on tasks in operating and maintaining these systems.
Successful students will pass 3 industry-recognized credential exams:

  • Fundamentals of Mechanical Systems
  • Advanced-Applied Mechanical Systems
  • Applied Industrial Motor Controls

Access to the exams, digital badges, and verification of credentials is available through RCC’s partnership with the National Coalition of Certification Centers (NC3).

Estimated Fees

  • Registration: $190
  • Printed Course Materials: $35
  • Total Estimated Cost: $225
Instructor: Pendleton
Course Code Section Days Date Time Loc
MEC-3138-01 59928 MW 04/1/24-06/12/24 5:30PM-9:00PM IT1 104
M-S ONLINE

Students who receive the $180 Eagle Train and Gain Scholarship will need to pay the remaining $10 course fees.

Fundamentals of Electricity – AC/DC

ELN 3113

This program introduces students to how Industry 4.0, the Internet of Things, smart factories, and cyberphysical systems are disrupting the manufacturing industry and the impact and implications that these advancements are introduced. Knowledge and skills will be learned that are required to work safely and effectively with electricity. The lab components of the training offer the student the opportunity to build, test, and troubleshoot AC/DC circuits and examine the operating voltages and currents related to proper circuit operation. Technicians will use various instruments to make circuit measurements and calculations.

Successful students will pass 3 industry-recognized credential exams:

  • Industry 4.0 Fundamentals
  • Electricity DC Fundamentals
  • Electricity AC Fundamentals

Access to the exams, digital badges, and verification of credentials is available through RCC’s partnership with the National Coalition of Certification Centers (NC3).

Estimated Fees

  • Registration: $133
  • Digital Multimeter: $70 (do not purchase until after first class)
  • Printed Course Materials: $35
  • Total Estimated Cost: $240
Instructor: Guy
Course Code Section Days Date Time Loc
ELN-3113-01 61329 TTH 08/24/24 – 10/17/24 8:00am-11:00am IT1 104 and Online

 

Hydraulics/Pneumatics Systems

HYD 3607

This 8-week course prepares graduates for industrial application and use of hydraulic systems and compressed air for pneumatic control and as a signaling medium. Get a complete overview of compressors, storage, dryers, distribution systems, circuit design, construction, and operation of a range of actuators, valves, and ancillary equipment.

Relevant ISO symbols are introduced and included in the circuit diagrams. This course ensures sound competence in the safe operation and maintenance of one of the most common automation elements in industrial applications. Students will learn how to read and interpret electro-pneumatics circuits and dive deeper into how to maintain, troubleshoot, and repair pneumatic systems extending student knowledge of complex pneumatic systems. The program includes practical exercises on training equipment for setup, commissioning, troubleshooting, and fault elimination.

Successful students will pass three industry-recognized credential exams:
• Fundamentals Fluid Power for Pneumatics
• Fundamentals Fluid Power for Hydraulics, and
• Advanced Mechatronics Applied Fluid Power for Maintenance & Troubleshooting.

Access to the exams, digital badges, and verification of credentials is available through RCC’s partnership with the National Coalition of Certification Centers (NC3).

Estimated Fees

  • Registration: $190
  • Printed Course Materials: $35
  • Total Estimated Cost: $225
Address

Rockingham Community College
PO Box 38
215 Wrenn Memorial Rd.
Wentworth, NC 27375

Hours

Monday to Thursday:
8:00 am – 4:00 pm
Friday: 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

Contact

336-342-4261
336-349-9986 (fax)
info@rockinghamcc.edu