Take your manufacturing career to the next level with a SolidWorks & CNC Machining Certificate.
Gain practical career skills in Vermont Tech’s SolidWorks & CNC Machining Certificate program. You can earn industry recognized credentials and college credit in this hands-on training in Springfield, VT.
This program includes three levels, which you can learn about below or by downloading this program flyer. Take as stand-alone courses or complete all three to earn your SolidWorks & CNC Machining Certificate.
Level 1: MEC 1011 Design Communications (2 credits)
- Gain a basic understanding of the principles and technology of mechanical drawing, GD&T interpretation, and basic blueprint reading techniques
- Learn the basics of parametric solid modeling through the use of SolidWorks 2021
- Earn your Certified SolidWorks Associate (CSWA)
You can register here for MEC 1011.
Level 2: MEC 1020 Manufacturing Processes (2 credits)
- Learn the basics of a variety of manufacturing processes.
- Explore various machine tools, including lathes, mills, grinders, casting, welding, and more
- Earn MSSC Certified Production Technician certification in two of the four categories: Safety and Manufacturing Processes
Level 3: MEC 2040 Computer Aided Technology (2 credits)*
- Learn the basics of G-code programming and how to operate computer numeric control (CNC) turning and milling centers
- Gain experience in machine set-up and operation, including creating actual parts
- Earn your Level One NIMS Machine Operator Certification
*Prerequisites: MEC 1011 and MEC 1020 (or permission from the instructor)
This training is fully grant funded by the U.S. Department of Labor.
Level 1: Aug. 17–Nov. 19, 2020 (Mondays & Thursdays 4:30–7:30 p.m.)
Level 2: Dec. 3, 2020–Mar. 18, 2021 (Thursdays 4:30–8:30 p.m.; no classes Dec. 24 & 31)
Level 3: Mar. 25–June 24, 2021 (Thursdays, 4:30–8:30 p.m.)
Registration for Level 1 has closed.
For more information, contact:
River Valley Tech (Springfield, VT)
Fully grant funded by the U.S. Department of Labor