Course Description

Participants will learn about manufacturing today and into the future, career opportunities in advanced manufacturing and pathways to training in manufacturing. You will understand the fundamentals of advanced manufacturing and how digital technologies are re-inventing the way we make things. You will learn the basics on how to operate and program an industrial and collaborative robot through hands-on training. You will explore the various career pathways available to you in advanced manufacturing without obtaining a college degree. Successful completion of this training will result in a micro-credential and pave the way to more workforce training such as FANUC Certified Robot Operation & Programming and intermediate programming available in smart manufacturing (PLCs, digital/computer-aided design, automation and data concepts)

PLEASE NOTE: Registration/class is on a first come/first serve basis and is limited to the first 8 registered. Participants that register after the class is filled, will be given first choice for our next introduction to advanced manufacturing class summer 2024.

Thank you for your interest in this course. Unfortunately, the course you have selected is currently not open for enrollment. Please complete a Course Inquiry so that we may promptly notify you when enrollment opens. To inquire about registering for this program please contact the Non-Credit Registration Office at 814-867-4973 or  nc_reg_office@outreach.psu.edu

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