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Manufacturing and Design

HACC’s manufacturing and design programs are perfect for individuals who have strong analytical skills, enjoy being creative in a fast-paced environment, are detail-oriented or have an interest in quality and accuracy.

Employers may be eligible for funding to assist with training expenses through the Workforce and Economic Development Network of Pennsylvania (WEDnetPA).

Are you interested in designing products and structures and turning that design into action? Do you want to learn more about computer-aided-drafting (CAD) and computer-aided-manufacturing (CAM)? Our software application classes in CAD and CAM can help.

What can I do with computer aided drafting and design in the workforce?

As a graduate of our courses, you can pursue positions in computer-based drawing, drafting, part design and manufacturing. You may work as a CAD drafter or designer, 3D CAD modeler or SolidWorks programmer.

$50,000
Average Annual Salary for SolidWorks Programmer
(Source: emsi.com)

 

What are HACC’s classes like?


HACC’s drafting and design application courses cover CAD and CAM software for interpreting drawings and schematics to designing parts for assembly and manufacturing.

Course options include:

  • AutoCAD Fundamentals
  • AutoCAD Essentials
  • AutoCAD Advanced
  • SolidWorks Fundamentals
  • SolidWorks Advanced
  • MasterCAM Fundamentals
  • MasterCAM Advanced

 

Where are classes held?


HACC’s CAD classes are offered online, at all HACC campuses, some public libraries or employer locations.

 

For more information:

PhoneTan 717-780-2315 MailTan HACCMfg@hacc.edu

Are you interested in making things and producing parts and products? Do you want to learn more about advanced manufacturing and what it takes to join the engine that drives our economy? Our manufacturing and production classes will point you in the right direction for long-term success and sustainability.

What can I do as a certified production technician in the workforce?

As a graduate of our classes, you can pursue positions in the industrial manufacturing sector. You may work as an assembly technician, production technician or manufacturing specialist.

$45,000
Average Annual Salary for Manufacturing Technician
(Source: emsi.com)

 

What are HACC’s classes like?


Advanced manufacturing and production courses cover the fundamental skills and knowledge a modern factory technician must have to stay safe, maintain a high standard of quality and complete tasks using specialized machines and equipment. Employers can also incorporate these fundamental skills into apprenticeships to meet their training and staffing goals.

Courses are taught by certified, authorized instructors.

 

Where are classes held?


Manufacturing and production programs are offered as blended classes with online and classroom/lab content. Classes are available at all HACC campuses or employer locations.

 

For more information:

PhoneTan 717-780-2315 MailTan HACCMfg@hacc.edu

Are you interested in detailed workmanship and the art of precisely crafting products and parts? Our machining technology tracts for operator, machinist and programmer can meet your needs individually or bundled together.

What can I do with machining technology in the workforce?

As a graduate of our courses, you can pursue positions in one of three related machining technology fields. Individuals may work as machinist assistants, machinist apprentices, computer numerical control (CNC) operators or machinists.

$50,000
Average Annual Salary for Machinist
(Source: emsi.com)

 

What are HACC’s classes like?


Machining technology will prepare you for entry-level positions in CNC operation and setup, precision machining or CNC programming.

 

Where are classes held?


Machining technology classes are available at HACC’s Harrisburg Campus or at an employer’s qualified facility.

 

For more information:

PhoneTan 717-780-2315 MailTan HACCMfg@hacc.edu

Are you interested in machining products and taking your skills to the next level? Do you want to learn more about advanced precision machining and CNC technologies to make tools, dies and molds? Our tool and die maker courses are a great place to get started.

What can I do with tool and die making in the workforce?

As a graduate of our course, you can pursue a career as a tool maker, mold maker, die maker or tool designer.

$55,836
Average Annual Salary
(Source: emsi.com)

 

What are HACC’s classes like?


Tool and die maker courses cover traditional machining, CNC operation and programming, precision measurement and metrology, geometric dimensioning and tolerances, industrial prints and schematics and more. Each course is 144 hours, scheduled as 18 spring semester classes and 18 fall semester classes.

 

Where are classes held?


Tool and die maker courses are held at HACC’s Harrisburg Campus and sponsoring employer locations.

 

For more information:

PhoneTan 717-780-2315 MailTan HACCMfg@hacc.edu

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Testimonial

“I went through the program. Five weeks after graduating I got a great CNC machine operator position, and three years later I’m still here.”

Former Student, Machining Technology Program