IGNITE: Introduction to Advanced Manufacturing


Monday, March 13, 2023


TechWorks Campus
360 Westfield Ave
Waterloo, IA 50701

Pilot program is sponsored and there are limited seats. To enroll please submit program application. IGNITE is a foundational skill development program designed to stimulate student interest in today's Advanced Manufacturing / Industry 4.0 careers. Course 1 Intro to Advanced manufacturing Introduces fundamental concepts in advanced manufacturing, design to ignite interest and develop basic skills. Technical Highlights: Smart Automation, CNC, Robotics, CAD, Additive Manufacturing, and Safety. Students learn about the many careers and experience them firsthand by performing tasks with hands-on Industry 4.0 / IIoT technology and virtual environments. To engage and reach students with a variety of learning styles, IGNITE: Mastering Manufacturing features a robust combination of learning methods to provide an outstanding learning experience that includes both comprehensive theoretical knowledge and practical, hands-on skills valuable throughout industry. Orientation will be held February 7-10, 2022. The eLearning courses take deep dives into: Technical Skills: Learning Industry 4.0 technical skills becomes an energizing experiences for students with the state-of-the-art interactive multimedia curriculum. Employability Skills:  courses include eLearning lessons that teach employability skills - such as teamwork, communication, and professionalism - which are essential to workplace success. Virtual Trainers: which are simulators embedded in eLearning lessons to provide online skill practice. Hands-On Skills: hands-on workstations with state-of-the-art Industry 4.0 technologies with detailed, step-by-step curriculum.

Pre-registration required.

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