Current Classes

Introduction to Basic PLC (2 weeks/16 hours) - $700.00

This introduction course introduces the operational theory, systems terminology, PLC installation, and programming procedures for Programmable Logic Controllers. Emphasis is placed on PLC programming, connections, installation, and start-up procedures. Other topics include timers and counters, relay logic instructions, and hardware and software applications.

Note: Minimum of 4 students.

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CNC Operator Training Only - $1900.00

This 120 hour course covers the application of computer numerical control of manufacturing methods. Numerical control and computer numerical control of machining processes are integrated with computer-aided drafting techniques using the latest versions of MasterCAM and SolidWorks. Students will learn how to import exchange files from CAD into a CAM program to create tool paths. The tuition for this class covers book and lab fees.  Students will have extensive opportunity to work with various HMI controls and current HASS CNC mills and lathes to develop and improve both programming and practical hands-on skills with state-of-the-art automated machining processes, set-ups, fixtures, troubleshooting and CNC maintenance.

Preauthorization is required for this class for those without prior machining experience – please call before registering.  Customization and personalized training options are also available.  Please call Brian Sexton at 404-297-9522, ext 1572 or email at sextonb@gptc.edu for additional assistance or information on how we can make your training experience a valuable investment for you and your employer.

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OSHA 10 Safety (10 hours) - $150.00

The OSHA Outreach Training Program for General Industry will provide you training on hazard awareness and the safety and health hazards in workplaces in general industry. The program also provides information regarding workers’ rights and employer responsibilities. Through this program taught by an OSHA authorized trainer, you will earn an OSHA 10-hour card. The course includes Introduction to OSHA, Walking and Working Surfaces, Electrical Safety, Hazard Communication, Fire Safety, Personal Protective Equipment, and other topics. This is a voluntary program and does not meet training requirements for any OSHA standards. You must attend all sessions to earn the 10-hour card.

Note: Minimum of 4 students.

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Multi-Craft Industrial Maintenance Worker Academy

The purpose of this 154-hour course is to provide participants the opportunity to increase their knowledge and skills in several primary areas of industrial maintenance. Upon successful completion of this program and a comprehensive final assessment, participants will receive a non-credit certificate of completion from Georgia Piedmont Technical College.

Electrical Maintenance (110 Hours)

Module 1 – Introduction (24 hrs) Basic Electricity, Safety and Arc Flash, Electrical Measurement

Module 2 – Industrial Motors (18 hrs) Electric Motor Fundamentals, Types of Electric Motors, Electric Motor Nomenclature and Wiring

Module 3 – Industrial Wiring & Conductors (24 hrs) Using the National Electrical Code Overload Protection, Conductor Sizing and Conduit Design

Module 4 – Motor Controls (24 hrs) Contactors, Relays, and Motor Starters, Sensors and Controls, Basic Motor Control Circuits

Module 5PLC Controls (20 hrs) Advanced Applications

Mechanical Maintenance (42 Hours)

Module 1 – Introduction (6 hrs) Mechanical Safety, Machines, Lubrication, Bearings

Module 2 – Hydraulics and Pneumatics (24 hrs) Pneumatic and Hydraulic Principles, Pneumatic and Hydraulic Systems, Control Devices and Actuators

Module 3 – Power Transmission (6 hrs) Chain Drives and Belt Drives

Module 4 – Equipment Handling (6 hrs) Lifting Tools and Equipment Cranes and Rigging, Powered Industrial Trucks for Maintenance

 

Course Fee:               $1,900 per person – Entire Session

                                          $1,400 per person – Electrical Maintenance Only

                                          $700 per person – Mechanical Maintenance Only

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For more information, or to register, please contact:

Bryan Sexton I Executive Director for Advanced Manufacturing

16200 Alcovy Road I Building C I

Covington, Georgia 30014

(404) 297-9522 ext. 1572

Manufacturing READY for Veterans

Learn how to transfer your military skills and experience to civilian careers in the manufacturing industry. The Tools for Automated Manufacturing for Veterans program teaches participants how to transfer their military skills and experience onto their resume in language that is recognized by the manufacturing industry. The ultimate goal for this program is to prepare participants for careers and connect them with career opportunities in Newton, DeKalb, and Rockdale Counties. Upon successful completion participants will receive the following certifications and certificates, as well as awareness to skill sets that lead to employment in various manufacturing facilities:

  • Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt
  • OSHA 30-Hour Industrial Safety Certification
  • Forklift Operator Certification
  • Leadership/Management Training
  • Georgia BEST Soft Skills
  • CPR/First Aid/AED

There is no cost to qualified participants. WIOA ELIGIBLE

Taught through the Economic Development Division at Georgia Piedmont Technical College, the Tools for Advanced Manufacturing program is funded through your local WIOA office. The program is geared towards unemployed and underemployed veterans who have little or no manufacturing or logistics experience, but who wish to reenter the workforce with new and in-demand skills. The program fee and all required materials are covered for those who meet eligibility requirements.

Program schedule, location, and cost

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Newton Campus Advanced Manufacturing Center

$3000.00

 

For more information, or to register, please contact:

Bryan Sexton I Executive Director for Advanced Manufacturing

16200 Alcovy Road I Building C I

Covington, Georgia 30014

(404) 297-9522 ext. 1572

Manufacturing READY Program

This is your pathway to a great career in manufacturing.

There are more great careers in manufacturing than there are trained people to fill them. In response to this demand, Georgia Piedmont Technical College has partnered with DeKalb, Newton, and Rockdale manufacturing companies to develop the Manufacturing READY Program to prepare you for a career in manufacturing. Upon successful completion participants will receive the following certifications and certificates, as well as awareness to skill sets that lead to employment in various manufacturing facilities:

  • OSHA 10-Hour Industrial Safety Certification
  • Forklift Operator Certification
  • Georgia BEST Soft Skills
  • CPR/First Aid/AED
  • Six Sigma White Belt

There is no cost to qualified participants. WIOA ELIGIBLE

Taught through the Economic Development Division at Georgia Piedmont Technical College, the Manufacturing READY program is funded through your local WIOA office.  The program is geared towards unemployed and underemployed individuals who have little or no manufacturing experience, but who wish to reenter the workforce with new and in-demand skills. The program fee and all required materials are covered for those who meet eligibility requirements.

Program schedule, location, and cost

CHECK BACK LATER FOR NEXT SESSION DATES AND TIMES!

Newton Campus Advanced Manufacturing Center

$3000.00

For more information, or to register, please contact:

Bryan Sexton I Executive Director for Advanced Manufacturing

16200 Alcovy Road I Building C I

Covington, Georgia 30014

(404) 297-9522 ext. 1572