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Wednesday, September 9, 2020

Related Theory Apprenticeship Training Year 1 M/W

Date(s): September 9, 2020 - April 7, 2021

Time: 6:00 PM  CST - 9:00 PM  CST

Mondays & Wednesdays   
First Semester: 9/9/20 - 12/16/20
Second Semester: 1/4/21- 4/7/21

6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: AUGUST 3, 2020 (Register early to avoid $150.00 late registration fee)

 
The first year courses are the cornerstone of the Apprentice Program and cover industrial math, industrial print reading, the basics of machine shop theory, and computer integrated machining. 
  • Successful completion of WorkKeys assessments is required before registration. If these assessments have been completed, documentation is required. 
    • Deadline for Workkeys Testing : 7/20/20
  • Proof of high school diploma or GED required. 
Courses Include: 
 
Industrial Math II Course 101 
  • Application of mathematical operations - fractions, decimals, whole numbers & mixed numbers 
  • Ratio & proportion 
  • Linear measurement 
  • Fundamentals of algebra 
  • Introduction to trigonometry 
 
Industrial Print Reading / GD&T Course 102 
  • Geometric Terms and Construction 
  • Line convention 
  •  Multiview Drawings
  • Section and Auxilary views
  • Dimensioning and Tolerancing
  • Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing
 
Industrial Math III Course 103
  • Geometry 
  • Right angle trigonometry
Machine Shop Theory Course 104 
  • Basic safety 
  • Process planning 
  • Process control 
  • Layout 
  • Measurement
  • Tooling
  • Heat treatment 
  • Metal composition & classification 
  • Hands-on training - manual mill, manual lathe, surface grinder & drill press
 
Member Price: $1,925.00 
Non-member Price: $3,700.00 
textbooks not included
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NOTE: Dates and times subject to change; employers will be notified of any changes. Classes, workshops, or special events require a minimum number of registrants in order to run as scheduled. In the event of a cancellation, TMA will refund your fee IN FULL. After August 3, 2020 there is an additional $150.00 late fee.

CANCELLATION POLICY:  All cancellations will be assessed a $25 Cancellation Fee. Companies will be charged IN FULL if cancellations are not received in writing, by email (education@tmaillinois.org) or faxed (847-825-0041) by noon 5 business days prior to the start date of the class or workshop. No refunds will be provided after this time. If you do not cancel and do not attend, you are still responsible for payment.

Related Theory Apprenticeship Training Year 2: Basic CNC Programming

Date(s): September 9, 2020 - April 7, 2021

Time: 6:00 PM  CST - 9:00 PM  CST

FIRST SEMESTER      
Mondays & Wednesdays | 9/9/20 - 12/16/20
SECOND SEMESTER*
Lab A: Mondays & Wednesdays | 1/4/21 - 4/7/21 
Lab B: Mondays & Thursdays | 1/4/21 - 4/8/21
*Students will be divided into two lab groups for hands-on training during the second semester. More information will be given in class. 
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

The second year course is for the apprentice CNC programmer. It continues the study of CNC specifics, blueprint reading, and shop math as well as process planning, manual G and M code programming and more.

Course Content Includes:

CNC Machining Basics

  • Shop safety 
  • Hands-on lathe setup & operation
  • Hands-on mill setup & operation
  • Workholding
  • Tool assembly
  • Work & tool offsets
CNC Programming Basics
  • G and  M code programming
  • Program editing
  • Can cycles
  • Thread milling 
Basic Machining Applications
  • Advanced lathe operations
  • Advanced milling operations
  • Surface grinding operations
  • Machinability of materials
  • Cutting tool technology
Member Price: $2,035.00 textbooks not included
Non-member Price: $3,900.00 textbooks not included

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NOTE: Dates and times subject to change; employers will be notified of any changes. Classes, workshops, or special events require a minimum number of registrants in order to run as scheduled. In the event of a cancellation, TMA will refund your fee IN FULL. 

CANCELLATION POLICY:  All cancellations will be assessed a $25 Cancellation Fee. Companies will be charged IN FULL if cancellations are not received in writing, by email (education@tmaillinois.org) or faxed (847-825-0041) by noon 5 business days prior to the start date of the class or workshop. No refunds will be provided after this time. If you do not cancel and do not attend, you are still responsible for payment.

Related Theory Apprenticeship Training Year 3: Advanced Tool and Die Making

Date(s): September 9, 2020 - April 7, 2021

Time: 6:00 PM  CST - 9:00 PM  CST

Mondays & Wednesdays
First Semester: 9/9/20 - 12/16/20
Second Semester: 1/4/21 - 4/7/21 
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

This is a third-year course for students choosing the tool and die path. Students will acquire knowledge involving the principles of cutting and forming sheet metal as applied in progressive dies, and in single operation stage tools. Other content includes the primary components of a die, press setup and operation, strip layout and material utilization, bend allowance, forming and pre-bending, and compound dies. Instruction will also include flat blank layouts, progressive dies, inverted dies, heat treatment, and the basic theories of die protection. Other areas included are factors that affect die life, draw dies, and fine blanking theory.

Member Price: $2,255.00 textbooks not included
Non-Member Pricing: $4,100.00 textbooks not included

 
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NOTE: Dates and times subject to change; employers will be notified of any changes. Classes, workshops, or special events require a minimum number of registrants in order to run as scheduled. In the event of a cancellation, TMA will refund your fee IN FULL. 

CANCELLATION POLICY:  All cancellations will be assessed a $25 Cancellation Fee. Companies will be charged IN FULL if cancellations are not received in writing, by email (education@tmaillinois.org) or faxed (847-825-0041) by noon 5 business days prior to the start date of the class or workshop. No refunds will be provided after this time. If you do not cancel and do not attend, you are still responsible for payment.

Related Theory Apprenticeship Training Year 3: Advanced CNC Programming

Date(s): September 9, 2020 - April 7, 2021

Time: 6:00 PM  CST - 9:00 PM  CST

Monday & Wednesday
First Semester: 9/9/20 - 12/16/20
Second Semester: 1/4/21- 4/7/21
6:00 pm- 9:00 pm

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: AUGUST 3, 2020


This is a third-year course for students on the CNC machining path. This class will be hands-on, with heavy emphasis on programming a CNC Lathe and Mill, along with an introductory section of Mastercam, C and Y axis Lathe with live tooling, and Multi axis Machining. 

Course Content Includes:

MASTERCAM

  • 2D geometry creation 
  • Toolpath creation for mill and lathe 
CNC MACHINING 
  • Process Planning 
  • Workholding 
  • Fixturing 
  • Proper tooling choice 
  • Problem sloving techniques 
  • Advanced tool management 
  • Proper speeds & feeds 
  • Poor tool life 
  • Breakage 
  • Finishes 
  • Tool troubleshooting related to material types
MULTI-AXIS MACHINING 
  • Probing on multi-axis 
  • 5-axis process planning 
  • Understanding 5-axis G&M codes 
  • 5-axis fixturing and workholding

C&Y AXIS LATHE 
  • Drilling with live tools 
  • Tapping with live tools 
  • Part transfer 
  • Polar coordinate interpolation 
  • Y-Axis drilling & milling
Member Price: $2,255.00 does not include textbooks
Non-member Price: $4,100.00 does not include texbooks

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NOTE: Dates and times subject to change; employers will be notified of any changes. Classes, workshops, or special events require a minimum number of registrants in order to run as scheduled. In the event of a cancellation, TMA will refund your fee IN FULL. 

CANCELLATION POLICY:  All cancellations will be assessed a $25 Cancellation Fee. Companies will be charged IN FULL if cancellations are not received in writing, by email (education@tmaillinois.org) or faxed (847-825-0041) by noon 5 business days prior to the start date of the class or workshop. No refunds will be provided after this time. If you do not cancel and do not attend, you are still responsible for payment.

Related Theory Apprenticeship Training Year 3: Advanced Mold Making

Date(s): September 9, 2020 - April 7, 2021

Time: 6:00 PM  CST - 9:00 PM  CST

Mondays & Wednesdays
First Semester: 9/9/20 - 12/16/20
Second Semester: 1/4/21 - 4/7/21
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

This is a third-year course for students choosing the mold making path. Content includes a study of the mold cavity and core, runners, gates, fitting details, shutoffs, methods of construction, clearances, mold base technology and materials as well as locking devices. Instruction will also include overflows, venting, side cores, mold finishes and polishing techniques. Students will learn about types of molds, materials, water lines, cooling strategies, limit switches, pressure testing, plastic resins and shrink rates. The apprentice is also taught how to plan/organize complete mold building projects. They are also given instruction in how to evaluate and perform mold repairs and mold revisions. They are also taught applied metrology as it applies to mold manufacturing. The basics of mold design and the quoting process are also presented. 
 

Member Price: $2,255.00 textbooks not included
Non-meber Price: $4,100.00 textbooks not included

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NOTE: Dates and times subject to change; employers will be notified of any changes. Classes, workshops, or special events require a minimum number of registrants in order to run as scheduled. In the event of a cancellation, TMA will refund your fee IN FULL. 

CANCELLATION POLICY:  All cancellations will be assessed a $25 Cancellation Fee. Companies will be charged IN FULL if cancellations are not received in writing, by email (education@tmaillinois.org) or faxed (847-825-0041) by noon 5 business days prior to the start date of the class or workshop. No refunds will be provided after this time. If you do not cancel and do not attend, you are still responsible for payment.




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