Machining & Welding Training

Areas of Interest

CNC Machining in Heidenhain Controllers

1 Week | Cost: $700
Non-Credit Training

Mastercam

1-Day Training | $150
Non-Credit Training

True Position in GD&T

1-Day Training | Cost: $100
Non-Credit CNC Manufacturing Training

Welding Training for Employers

On-Demand & Customized
Non-Credit Training

Wire EDM

1-Week Training | Cost: $500
Non-Credit Training

HEIDENHAIN CNC Programming

HEIDENHAIN Controllers provides technical training covering installation, programming and Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) programming as well as general training for distributors and end-users. CCD’s Advanced Manufacturing Center (AMC) is one of two U.S.-based official training sites for HEIDENHAIN Controllers.

Who Should Attend

This noncredit training is recommended for basic CNC operators, but anyone can attend, regardless of your prior experience (must be 18 years old and older).

Participants will receive an official certification from the HEIDENHAIN Corporation.

Course Contents

  • Basic knowledge: File management, tool togglele, preset togglele
  • Path functions: cartesian contour description, polar contour description
  • Cycles: drilling cycles; cycles for milling pockets, studs and slots; face milling; SL cycles; coordinate transformation cycles
  • Programming techniques: program section repeats; sub-programming; nesting
  • Pattern definitions, DXF converter and the simple contour formula

Objectives of the course: The course participants can create and test programs from workpiece drawings with HEIDENHAIN TNC controllers/controls (TNC 640 and iTNC530).

Cost

The cost is $700 per person. The participant is responsible for travel, meals and lodging.

Schedule

These week-long classes are held in March, May, August, and December of 2019.

Next Training Dates:
August 5th  –  August 9th, 2019
Monday, 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Friday, 8:00 – 11:00 a.m.

Payment

Payment: Made in person or by phone. 
Reference the account number: A702
CCD Cashier’s Office, 800 Curtis Street, Denver, CO 80204
303.556.2075 | BusinessOffice@ccd.edu

For more information about the training and to sign up, please use email to contact Eric Miller (Eric.Miller@ccd.edu).

Mastercam

Mastercam 2019 includes many new features and enhancements. This one-day non-credit training is designed for anyone who has a basic understanding of Computer Numeric Control (CNC) machining.  Take the next step into Computer-Aided Manufacturing (CAM) programming by attending this introductory course. 

Taught by an experienced CNC machining instructor with ten years of hands-on Mastercam experience in machining prototyping. The training is held in the computer lab at the Community College of Denver's Advanced Manufacturing Center. Must be 18 years old to attend.

Topics

  • Wireframe
  • Toolpaths and contours
  • Lathe profile
  • Solid creation
  • Solid section for toolpaths
  • Plane creation
  • Level Management

Summer 2019 Schedule

June 11th, 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. | Half-hour lunch (The participant is responsible for lunch.)
July 2nd, 8:00 a.m.- 4:30 p.m. | Half-hour lunch (The participant is responsible for lunch.)

For more information about the training and to sign up, please use email to contact Eric Miller (Eric.Miller@ccd.edu).

Cost

$150 for one eight-hour class.

Payment

Payment: Made in person or by phone.
Reference account number: A702
CCD Cashier’s Office, 800 Curtis Street, Denver, CO 80204
303.556.2075 | BusinessOffice@ccd.edu

True Position in GD&T

This one-day non-credit training teaches participants how to measure and calculate true position. The course is designed for participants who have a basic understanding of general metrology in an industrial setting. Take the next step or refresh your learning in Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T) by attending this introductory course. 

Taught by an experienced CNC machining instructor with 10 years of hands-on experience in machining prototyping. The training is held in the computer lab at the Community College of Denver's Advanced Manufacturing Center. Must be 18-years-old to attend.

Topics

  • Feature control frame components
  • Basic dimension relationships
  • Reasoning for true position over linear locations
  • Calculating diametric area of center points
  • True position for features other than hole

 Cost

$100 for one 6-hour course. Maximum 12.

Schedule

​June 13th, 9:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. | Half-hour lunch (The participant is responsible for lunch.)
July 9th, 9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. | Half-hour lunch (The participant is responsible for lunch.)

Payment

Payment: Made in person or by phone. 
Reference the account number: A702
CCD Cashier’s Office, 800 Curtis Street, Denver, CO 80204
303.556.2075 | BusinessOffice@ccd.edu

For more information about the training and to sign up, please use email to contact Eric Miller (Eric.Miller@ccd.edu).

Welding

Welding is one of the most sought after skills employers are looking for in today’s competitive market. If you are a beginner looking to understand the basics, or you’re experienced and want to improve your welding skillset, you've come to the right place. These evening sessions are facilitated in an open-lab format. Our trained facilitators will get you started on a project that meets your needs. We also offer the option to prepare for and earn an American Welding Society (AWS) D1.1 certification exam at our facility.

Our open labs are facilitated by CCD welding instructors.

Cost

Four-Evening Open Labs | Fee - $394.00*

AWS Certification Exams - $200.00 per exam

*Additional materials fees may apply. Please bring: safety glasses, hood, welding jacket, welding gloves, and steel-toed boots. Some supplies may be available to borrow upon request. Contact Matthew Sweeney for more details.

Summer 2019 Schedule

  • Open labs are offered in four-week blocks; Fee includes all four sessions. 
  • You may sign up for one or more blocks. 
  • The first day of each block includes a required safety orientation.

Thursdays, 5:30 – 8:30 p.m.
June Block: June 6th | June 13th | June 20th | June 27th
July Block:  July 11th | July 18th | July 25th | August 1st

Payment

Payment: Made in person or by phone.
Reference account number: A702
CCD Cashier’s Office, 800 Curtis Street, Denver, CO 80204
303.556.2075 | BusinessOffice@ccd.edu

Some customized evening and weekend trainings are available for employers. Please contact Matthew Sweeney for details.

Wire EDM

We offer wire Electrical Discharge Machining (EDM) basic training for beginners. All training is on the Agie Charmilles Cut20p Wire EDM machine and led by our experienced wire EDM instructors at Community College of Denver.

Who Should Attend

This noncredit training is recommended for basic Computer Numerical Control (CNC) operators and machinists, but anyone can attend, regardless of prior experience (must be 18 years old or older).

Course content

  • Use of the CNC wire EDM machine controllers; Operating the CNC wire EDM machines.
  • Evaluate the correctness of a G language program (G-code) in the CNC wire EDM machines. Adjust the CNC wire EDM machine's programming.
  • Proper machine set up for the operation of CNC wire EDM machines, including safety requirements for a wire EDM machines.
  • Basic maintenance of CNC wire EDM machines.

Cost

$500 per person. Maximum 6.

Schedule

June 3rd - 7th
​July 29th - August 2nd
Monday, 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Friday, 8:00 – 11:00 a.m.

Payment

Payment: Made in person or by phone. 
Reference the account number: A702
CCD Cashier’s Office, 800 Curtis Street, Denver, CO 80204
303.556.2075 | BusinessOffice@ccd.edu

For more information about the training and to sign up, please use email to contact Eric Miller (Eric.Miller@ccd.edu).