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Technical Skills and Manufacturing

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Get a technical skill that is valued by business and industry. Fast. You'll launch a career that is stable and well rewarded. These short-term courses are offered on regular schedules, by wait list or can be set up to meet the special needs of organizations.

Introduction to Industrial Maintenance with Robotics Operation

240 Contact Hours

This program gives participants a foundation in the basics of industrial maintenance including robotics operation.

Participants will learn basic principles of industrial electrical systems, including motor controls, print reading, and simple troubleshooting.  They will become familiar with pneumatic, hydraulic, and mechanical drive systems and their integration with electrical systems.  Participants will gain experience in simple maintenance tasks on electrical and mechanical systems, and will also be able to demonstrate entry-level skills in the operation of resistance welding equipment and the programming of ABB industrial robots.  Finally, they will be able to follow safety procedures for working with electrical hazards (NFPA 70E) and general industrial operations (OSHA 10-hr).

Fee: $3,300

Introduction to Welding Technologies   

180 Contact Hours

This course provides an introduction to MIG/TIG welding, in addition to Layout and Fabrication.

Fee: $3,300

Machining: Mill and Lathe  

494 Contact Hours

Computer Integrated Machining and Manufacturing workers use manual lathes, manual mills and computer numerical control (CNC) equipment to manufacture precision metal parts. This program, designed by MCC-BT’s Precision Machining Consortium industry partners, begins with intensive hands-on preparation that prepares students to begin a career in manufacturing and machining.

Fee:  $7,750

Home Inspection

The MCC Institute for Workforce Innovation and American Home Inspectors Training (AHIT) have teamed up to offer you the nation's leading home inspection training and marketing support programs to enable you to either start and operate your own successful home inspection business or to be a significant contributor in an established company.  

This course can also be taken online.

This course is also offered at the MCC-Business & Technology campus. On-site courses are available for funding through third-party agencies such as the Full Employment Council.

For more information, call 1.800.441.9411 or visit the American Home Inspectors Training website.

Course schedule for 2018:

February 2 through February 4
May 18 through May 20
September 7 through September 9


MCC has partnered with Eptac, an internationally-recognized solder training and IPC certification corporation, to expand micro-soldering training to the Kansas City area.

Visit Eptac's website for a schedule of upcoming courses.

If you are interested in contract training opportunities, please contact the MCC Institute for Workforce Innovation at 816.604.1700.

Last Modified: 1/18/19