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 to register.


(A) Basic Math
Tuesdays/Thursdays 1/8/19 – 3/7/19 - 5:30 – 8:00pm

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. Students must have a scientific calculator – TI-30 X11 recommended. Register today with Craig Cook at or call 868-9900 Ext. 202.


(A) Elementary Blueprint Reading for Machinists
Tuesdays/Thursdays 1/15/19 – 2/5/19 5:30 – 8:30pm

Fundamentals of reading and interpreting information on industrial blueprints with emphasis on manufacturing applications. Topics include in-depth coverage of drawing interpretation, machining symbols, sectional views, three view projection, visible and invisible edges, sections, terminology and notations. Geometric Dimensioning principles, applications to engineering designs including geometric symbols, feature control frames, datums, positional tolerance and basic rules. Register today with Craig Cook at or call 868-9900 Ext. 202.

(A) Machining Fundamentals I
Tuesdays/Thursdays 1/8/19- 3/7/19 4:00 - 6:30pm

This course includes the concepts, principles, and skills required in the operation and application of manual lathe and/or milling machines. The course is a combination of lecture and hands-on instruction incorporating NIMS based curriculum and textbooks . The student will be able to demonstrate knowledge and skill competencies in machine safety, machine set up, machine operations and capabilities, use of various accessories and attachments. Students will machine parts to specifications. Tuition includes tooling and materials. Prerequisites: Basic Math and Blueprint or equivalent experience Limited to 6 people. Safety glasses are required, steel toe shoes are suggested but not required. Register today with Craig Cook at or call 868-9900 Ext. 202.


(A) Intermediate Blueprint Reading for Welders
Mondays/Wednesdays 1/7/19 – 3/13/19 6:00 – 8:00pm

This course is designed for individuals currently working in the welding trades. It provides more detailed information to help develop the skills necessary to interpret working sketches and prints common to the metal working field. Topics covered include a review of Basic Blueprint Reading, Structural Shapes, Views with Conventional Breaks, Auxiliary Views, Left and Right Side Views, Developed Views, Revolved Views, Corrections and Revisions on Prints. Detail, Assembly and Subassembly Prints, Welding Symbols and Abbreviations and more. Students are encouraged to bring in prints from their employers to be used in class. Prerequisites: Students should have completed a Basic Blueprint course or be very familiar with the basic concepts of reading welding blueprints. NOTE: Because of the course content we have shortened the classes to 2 hours in length. Register today with Craig Cook at 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


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