Classes

    
   
FEATURED CLASS

     January 28 - August 9 |  6:00 pm - 9:00 pm  |  Tuesdays & Thursdays  |  TMA 
   Related Theory Year 1

     The first year courses are the cornerstone of the Apprentice Program and cover mth, print reading, and the basics of machine tool 
     technology. Successful completion of the Workkeys assessments is required before registration. 
     Cost: $1,750

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October 30 - November 22  |  6:00 pm - 9:00 pm  |  Mondays & Wednesdays  |  TMA 
Intro to Mastercam (Mill Only) 

This introductory class will cover all aspects of operation, system orientation, operator interface, configuration, and 2D geometry construction for the CNC mill. Students will use Mastercam software to create part geometry and verify and assign machining toolpaths to geometry. Students will verify newly created toolpaths on CNC machines.
Cost: $700 

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November 6  |  1:00 pm - 4:00 pm  |  Monday  |  TMA
Forklife Safety "Train the Trainer"
This "Train the Trainer" program will help clarify OSHA regulations covering forklift safety and operation. Participants will leave the session equipped with the knowledge and resources to train their forklift operators.
Cost: $250

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November 10 & 11  |  8:00 am - 4:00 pm  |  Thursday & Friday  |  TMA
Internal Auditing
This workshop focuses on establishing and integrating an effective internal auditng process and initiative, with a significan emphasis on understanding and utilizing practical auditing techniques. Volunteer to have the second day at your company and receive the benefit of actual audit findings! 
Cost: $550

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November 14  | 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm  |  Tuesday |  TMA
Interviewing - Hiring Well
This presentation focuses on how to structure your recruiting efforts to make the most of your time, effort, and budget. From applicant tracking tools to interviewing skills and assessments, what you do matters. Get the right folks on the bus and protect your company from costly lawsuits based on your hiring practices.
Cost: $120

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November 13 - March 21  |  6:00 pm - 9:00 pm  |  Mondays & Wednesdays  |  TMA
Advanced G-Code Programming (CNC Level 2)
This 16-week course will build upon topics covered in the introductory class. Using both CNC mill and CNC lathe, students will learn advanced G-code techniques in this project-based class. Students will select proper tooling, make fixtures, write, run, and verify G-code programs, and inspect to print specifications. 
Cost: $3,599

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November 28, December 5, December 12, December 19  |  8:30 am - 12:30 pm  |  Tuesdays  |  TMA
Tools for Front-Line Supervisors
This series of workshops is designed for front line managers/supervisors who are seeking the skills necessary to successfully lead, manage, and promote teamwork within departments. 
Cost: $449

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December 12  |  1:00 pm - 4:00 pm  |  Tuesday  |  TMA
Bring Your Own Handbook [BYOHB]
This workshop is designed to help HR practioners at all levels build clear, concise, and easy to understand communication tools.
Cost: $120

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December 14 |  1:00 pm - 5:00 pm  |  Thursday  |  Wipfli LLP, Tinley Park 
Overview of the New ISO 9001:2015

This 4-hour seminar is for all personnel involved in the development and implementation of their quality and business systems. It will evaluate the new ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management System Standard
Cost: $200

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January 8 - May 21  |  5:30 pm - 8:30 pm  |  Monday  |  TMA 
Die Design

The main focus of this hands-on class will be designing progressive dies. Students will also learn about other types of dies including blanking dies, single hit form dies, compound dies, and transfer dies. Software used in this class will include SolidWorks 3D CAD Software and Logopress3 die design software. Special is limited to 10 students. 
Cost: $3,499

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January 28 - August 9  |  6:00 pm - 9:00 pm  |  Tuesdays & Thursdays  |  TMA 
Related Theory Year 1  

The first year courses are the cornerstone of the Apprentice Program and cover math, print reading, and the basics of machine tool technology. Successful completion of WorkKeys assessments is required before registration. 
Cost: $1,750

Register