Classes in GRCC’s Advanced Manufacturing Series begin in March 2013:
- Print Reading for Manufacturing I runs 1-5 p.m. March 5. Engineering drawings detail what your customer requires for product specifications. Ensuring that all on the manufacturing team can read and interpret prints may prevent errors, rework, and waste. Module I covers basic print features common to most drawings. Module II expands to interpreting a variety of symbols used to further specify requirements. Both modules include practice exercises to ensure accurate interpretation. The class costs $65; to register, click here.
- Print Reading for Manufacturing II runs 1-5 p.m. March 12. It costs $65; to register, click here.
- Measuring and Gaging for Manufacturing runs 8 a.m. to noon March 21. Measurements provide evidence to your customer that your parts meet the specification. Accurate use and effective care of instruments and gages is essential for operators and inspectors. It costs $65; to register, click here.
- Problem Solving – 8 Steps & 5 Whys Overview runs 2-6 p.m. March 27. A standard process for solving problems and generating corrective actions allows your company to respond quickly, consistently and effectively when issues arise. Experience with the techniques, analysis and structure of problem-solving models helps maximize team members’ contribution to the effort. It costs $65; to register, click here.
- 5S – Organizing the Workplace Overview runs 8 a.m. to noon March 28. The 5S is a foundational technique in lean manufacturing. This module is a simulation designed to create an awareness of the impact of a clean, organized workplace on attitudes, safety, quality and productivity. It costs $65; to register, click here.