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.

MATH

(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 craigc@erieit.edu or call 868-9900 Ext. 202.

MACHINING TECHNOLOGY

(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 craigc@erieit.edu 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 craigc@erieit.edu or call 868-9900 Ext. 202.

(A) Machining Fundamentals II
Mondays/Wednesdays 3/12/19 – 5/9/19 4:00pm - 6:30pm

This course builds on material covered in Machining Fundamentals I and is a combination of lecture and hands-on instruction on the manual lathe, mill and grinder, machining parts, applying GD&T principles, NIMS standards and proper inspection techniques. The students will learn the operations of internal and external single point threading, use of boring heads and the corresponding inspection equipment. Prerequisites: Basic Math, Blueprint and MF 1 or equivalent experience. Register today with Craig Cook at craigc@erieit.edu or call 868-9900 Ext. 202.

(A) Introduction to G Code Programming
Mondays/Wednesdays 1/7/19 – 2/6/19 5:30 - 8:30pm

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. Limited to 6 people. 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 2/18/19 – 3/20/19 5:30 - 8:30pm

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. Prerequisite: Intro to G-code Programming 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 craigc@erieit.edu or call 868-9900 Ext. 202.

WELDING TECHNOLOGY

(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 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). Areas of study include:

Web Design & Social Media Marketing

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.

Industrial Maintenance & Mechatronics

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.

• CNC/Machinist Technician

Manual and CNC lathes and mills.

Medical Equipment Technician

Install, text, troubleshoot, repair and maintain medical equipment and systems

Industrial Maintenance and Mechatronics Evening Course Schedule

Spring Term 2019
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday – 5:30pm – 6:30pm

Computer Concepts
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday – 8:40pm – 9:40pm

This course is an introduction to computer technology basics, including the fundamentals of general computer terminology, basic computer functions, the internet, and MS Office Suite software Register today with Craig Cook at craigc@erieit.edu or call 868-9900 Ext. 202.

OSHA and Safety
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday – 6:30pm – 7:30pm

This course covers the requirements of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s Standards regarding safety compliance in the workplace and those responsible for the implementation of those standards. Topics may include: identifying the OSHA requirements for industry, recognizing potential hazards, safe practices of a responsible worker, Material Safety Data Sheets and safety and health programs in the workplace. Register today with Craig Cook at craigc@erieit.edu or call 868-9900 Ext. 202.

Machining Operations
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday March 28 – June 6, 2019 – 7:30pm – 9:40pm
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday June 10 – June 20, 2019 – 5:30pm – 9:40pm

This course includes the concepts, principles, and skills required in the operation and application of lathes and milling machines, surface grinders, and various bench tools. The course is a combination of lecture and hands-on instruction. 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, and machine maintenance. Students will machine parts to specifications. Register today with Craig Cook at craigc@erieit.edu or call 868-9900 Ext. 202.

Summer Term 2019
June 26, 2019 – September 19, 2019

Fluid Power
Time TBD

This course applies the principles and applications of hydraulics and pneumatics as they apply to power and control of industrial equipment. Topics may include: basic mechanical tools, hydraulic and pneumatic principles, blueprint reading, mechanical troubleshooting and preventive maintenance. Register today with Craig Cook at craigc@erieit.edu or call 868-9900 Ext. 202.

Mechanical Drives
Time TBD

This course studies the applications of bearings and mechanical transmission in industry with emphasis on the importance of maintenance. Students will learn the basic principles of mechanical systems, and their component operation, design and component installation. Topics may include: introduction to bearings, bearings and shafts, plain journal bearings, antifriction bearings, ball and roller bearings, bearing seals and lubrication. The student will learn to perform adjustment, troubleshooting maintenance, and application of mechanical drive components. They will learn to perform shaft alignment using various techniques. The student will learn how to replace/install bearings, couplings, pulleys, chains, sprockets, and gears used in a mechanical drive system. Register today with Craig Cook at craigc@erieit.edu or call 868-9900 Ext. 202.

Fall Term 2019
September 28, 2019 – December 22, 2019

AC/DC Fundamentals
Time TBD

This course covers AC/DC fundamentals by applying electrical theories to circuits and instrumentation. Theory will be related to reading and applying technical schematic drawings to machines, assemblies and electrical applications. Course will concentrate on reading as well as developing schematics for industrial applications. Topics may include Ohm’s law, series and parallel circuits, Kirchhoff’s Law, resistance, inductance, capacitors, transformers, filters and power factor correction. Register today with Craig Cook at craigc@erieit.edu or call 868-9900 Ext. 202.

Electric Motor Control
Time TBD

This course covers the 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, programmable controllers, overload prevention devices, starters, speed controls and automatic feedback control systems. Register today with Craig Cook at craigc@erieit.edu or call 868-9900 Ext. 202.

Winter Term 2020
January 2, 2020 – March 25, 2020

Programmable Logic Controllers
Time TBD

This course is designed to explain and apply the basic concepts of programmable logic controls. Topics may include an overview of PLCs, input/output modules, number systems and codes, memory structure, programming basics, timer instructions, counter instructions, and identifying PLC programming languages. Register today with Craig Cook at craigc@erieit.edu or call 868-9900 Ext. 202.

Professional Development
Time TBD

Presents students with skills and abilities needed to function effectively in their career field and the business world. Topics will include organizational skills, time management, attitude, public relations, goal setting and preparing for a job in the student’s chosen field. Register today with Craig Cook at craigc@erieit.edu or call 868-9900 Ext. 202.

HVAC Concepts
Time TBD

Application and practice of the principles of air conditioning systems employed in industrial settings including trouble shooting. Topics may include: application of the principles of temperature and pressure, refrigeration cycles, refrigeration management, system components, and refrigeration applied to air conditioning. Register today with Craig Cook at craigc@erieit.edu or call 868-9900 Ext. 202.

Spring Term 2020
April 1, 2020 – June 25, 2020

Welding Concepts
Time TBD

Students will learn oxy-acetylene and plasma arc welding cutting operations and also will perform welds in the flat and horizontal positions in SMAW (Stick), GMAW (Mig), and (FCAW) Flux Core processes. The student will also learn the proper safety procedures used in a welding environment. Register today with Craig Cook at craigc@erieit.edu or call 868-9900 Ext. 202.

Preventative Maintenance Applications
Time TBD

Students will be able to perform maintenance on electrical and mechanical equipment used in industrial facilities by utilizing knowledge obtained in the areas of maintenance theory. The student will learn how to develop proper documentation techniques for electrical and mechanical equipment. Register today with Craig Cook at craigc@erieit.edu or call 868-9900 Ext. 202.

Externship
Time TBD

Application and practice of the principles of air conditioning systems employed in industrial settings including trouble shooting. Topics may include: application of the principles of temperature and pressure, refrigeration cycles, refrigeration management, system components, and refrigeration applied to air conditioning. Register today with Craig Cook at craigc@erieit.edu or call 868-9900 Ext. 202.

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