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CADD at OMIC 2023

Interested in learning more about Computer Aided Design & Drafting (CADD) or sharpening your skills for the modern manu- facturing environment? The Portland Community College CADD program is here to help you develop the skills you need to launch a career in mechanical design and drafting. This fall, the PCC OMIC Training Center in Scappoose is hosting two CADD class: CADD 126 Introduction to AutoCAD covers creation, retrieval and modification of 2D drawing files that meet industry standards. CADD 175 Solidworks Fundamentals covers creation, retrieval, and modification of 3-D and layout drawings using basic SolidWorks commands. These classes will start you on a path to a PCC certificate.

$123 Cost per Credit
Attend part time or full time and keep the cost right for you. The cost of a
PCC education is about 53% less than a public university and about 87%
less than the cost of a private university in Oregon.
*Estimated full-time tuition and fees for residents
(12-18 credits, OSAC 2019/20). For up-to-date costs, visit pcc.edu/tuition.

Portland Community College is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Institution.

*Estimated full-time tuition and fees for residents
(12-18 credits, OSAC 2019/20). For up-to-date costs, visit pcc.edu/tuition.

Portland Community College is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Institution.

If you experience disability related barriers or anticipate a need for accommodation please contact the event
planner. For additional resources, or to provide feedback, please see http://www.pcc.edu/about/accessibility

DETAILS
PCC Columbia Country
OMIC Training Center
34001 NE Wagner Ct
Scappoose, OR 97056CADD 126 CRN: 13226
Tuesdays
6:00 pm – 9:50 pm
Jan. 10th – Mar. 21stCADD 275 CRN: 11548
Thursdays
6:00 pm – 9:50 pm
Jan. 12th – Mar. 23rdLEARN MORE
Find out more about PCC’s
CADD program:
PCC.edu/programs/cadd
Contact Marta Hoenig:
971-722-6419
marta.hoenig@pcc.edu

 

Take Welding Technology Classes at PCC’s OMIC Training Center

Portland Community College’s OMIC Training Center offers flexible welding training designed to help develop the skills you need to start a career or help you sharpen your skills. The program is hosted in the new PCC OMIC Training Center, an industry-aligned facility curated to teach you the skills employers
are looking for. With 13 certificates you can complete in less than one year, our instructors are dedicated to student success. We’re here to support you all along the way, from job exploration to kicking off a career in welding and fabrication.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$123 Cost per Credit
Attend part time or full time and keep the cost right for you.
The cost of a PCC education is about 53% less than a public
university and about 87% less than the cost of a private
university in Oregon.*Estimated full-time tuition and fees for residents
(12-18 credits, OSAC 2019/20). For up-to-date costs, visit pcc.edu/tuition.
 

LOCATION
PCC Columbia County Center
OMIC Training Center
34001 NE Wagner Ct,
Scappoose, OR 97056

LEARN MORE
Find out more about PCC’s
Welding Technology classes.
Contact Annette Murphy today!
CALL: 971-722-7665
EMAIL : amurphy@pcc.edu
VISIT : pcc.edu/omic

 

Take Machine Manufacturing Classes at PCC’s OMIC Training Center

Portland Community College’s OMIC Training Center offers machine manufacturing training, designed to help you develop the skills you need to start a career or help sharpen your skills.Housed in the brand-new PCC OMIC Training Center, you will have access to advanced machining technology and professional machinists ready to guide you as you hone your skills through hands-on experience. We’re here to support you all along the way, from job exploration to kicking off a career in machine manufacturing technology.

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$123 Cost per Credit
Attend part time or full time and keep the cost right for you.
The cost of a PCC education is about 53% less than a public
university and about 87% less than the cost of a private
university in Oregon.

*Estimated full-time tuition and fees for residents
(12-18 credits, OSAC 2019/20). For up-to-date costs, visit pcc.edu/tuition.

 

 

LEARN MORE
Find out more about PCC’s
Machine Manufacturing classes
today!
CAL L : (971)722-4155

EMAI L : machine-tech-
advising-group@pcc.edu

V I S I T : pcc.edu/omic
For a list of upcoming courses,
events, requests for tours and
information sessions.

LOCA TION
PCC Columbia County Center
OMIC Training Center
34001 NE Wagner Ct,
Scappoose, OR 97056
(971)722-1818

Mechatronics Certificates at PCC’s OMIC Training Center

PCC offer two Mechatronics certificates, focusing on thinking critically and creatively to troubleshoot and solve electrical problems. Both are based on real industry situations that apply to any manufacturing environment.

 

Electrical Technician: You’ll take five courses for a total of 102hours and 10.2 Continuing Education Units (CEU). The areas covered are: print reading, control system servicing, and power wiring, including DC, 1-ph, control and power systems taught according to NEC and NFPA regulations.

Electrical Technician Schedule
Tuesday/Thursday 5 – 9 PM & 5 – 9:30 PM
Course CEU Class Dates
DC Voltage Systems 2.70 Jan 10-26, 2023
1-Phase Voltage Systems 2.70 Jan 31 – Feb16, 2023
Circuit Protection Devices 1.60 Feb 21 – Mar 2, 2023
3-Phase Voltage Systems 1.60 Mar 7-16, 2023
Solid State Devices 1.60 Mar 21-30, 2023

 

PLC Control Specialist: You’ll take three courses for a total of 90 hours and 9 Continuing Education Units (CEU). The areas covered include PLC hardware, wiring, and programming for advanced applications, HMI programming, and networking, troubleshooting network errors for technicians and control engineers.

PLC Control Specialist Certificate Schedule
Monday/Wednesday 5 – 9 PM & 5 – 9:30 PM
Course CEU Class Dates
Fundamentals of PLCS 3.00 Jan 9 – Feb 6, 2023
Advanced PLCs and HMIs 3.00 Feb 8 – Mar 6, 2023
System Automation & Networks 3.00 Mar 8-29, 2023

L O C A T I O N

PCC Columbia Country Center
OMIC Training Center
34001 NE Wagner Ct,
Scappoose, OR 97056
H O U R S
M / T / W / Th
5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

LEARN MORE
Find out more about PCC’s
Mechatronics classes. Contact
Francois Wevers today!
C A L L: 971-722-1801
E M A I L :
francois.wevers@pcc.edu
V I S I T: pcc.edu/omic

Programmable Logic Controls (PLC) Specialist Certificate

This certificate path is designed to guide technicians and engineers into an understanding of programmable logic control (PLC) hardware and programming techniques, as well as advanced troubleshooting and integration with peripheral equipment, including Variable Frequency Drives
(VFDs), Human-Machine Interfaces (HMIs), remote field I/O terminals, motion control axes, and industrial robots.

The main emphasis of this program is troubleshooting and problem-solving with real-world equipment and downtime scenarios using our custom-designed, hands-on training equipment. Each class can be taken independently and all are held in the evenings to accommodate work schedules.

 

Course 1 – PLC Hardware and Basic Programming                                                                                     
● Introduction to PLC Hardware
● PLC Power Supply and Field Device Wiring
● Ladder Logic Programming, Including:
○ Input / Output Instructions
○ Timers and Counters
○ Math commands

Course 2 – Advanced PLC / HMI Programming
● Analog Inputs and Outputs
● PLC Program Management
○ Documentation and Tag Descriptions
○ Ladder Routines and Tag Scope
● Advanced Tag Types
○ Array Tags
○ Structure Tags
○ User-Defined Structures
● Interfacing with External Equipment
○ VFDs
○ HMIs

Course 3 – Networking Automated Systems
● Industrial Computer Networking
○ Ethernet
○ Modbus
○ RS-232/485
● Remote and Field I/O Devices
● Interfacing with Industrial Robots
● Interfacing with Motion Controllers / PID Controllers

 

● Interfacing with CNC Controllers

Electrical Technician Certificate

This certificate path is designed to guide technicians and engineers into an understanding of electrical systems used for control and power of industrial devices. Hands-on activities will be conducted in a safe working environment with no exposure to unguarded, dangerous sources.

 

The main emphasis of this program is troubleshooting and problem-solving with real-world equipment and downtime scenarios using our custom-designed, hands-on training equipment.

 

Each class can be taken independently and all are held in the evenings to accommodate work schedules.

 

Course 1 – DC Voltage Systems
● Relationship of V, I, R, and P
● Multimeter Operation
● Series and Parallel Loads and Controls
● Wiring Tools and Installation
● Schematics and Diagrams

Course 2 – AC Voltage Systems                                                                  ● Principles of Frequency, RMS, and Peak Values
● Reactance of Inductive and Capacitive Devices
● Voltage Conversion with Transformers
● Single-phase Control and Motor Load Devices
● Interference and Measurement of AC Circuits

Course 3 – Circuit Protection Devices
● Electrical Disconnects
● Circuit Breakers and Fuses
● Motor Overload Relays
● Safety Relays and Controllers
● Overcurrent Protection Devices (MOVs, Diodes)

Course 4 – 3-Phase Voltage Systems
● Principles of Phase Angles and Balancing Loads
● Delta and Wye Wiring Configurations
● 3- 6- and 9-Wire Motor Troubleshooting
● Reversing Contactors, Soft Starts, and VFDs
● Filters, Reactors, and Power Quality
Course 5 – Solid-State Devices
● Solid State Relays
● Heat Dissipation Principles
● PNP and NPN Sensors
● Multimeter Testing of Solid-State Devices
● Analog to Digital Conversion

 

Explore Advanced Manufacturing Careers

With PCC’s Pre-Trades for Advanced Manufacturing Program

 

Considering a career in advanced manufacturing but don’t know where to start? The PCC Pre-Trades for Advanced Manufacturing program is the perfect place for you.

You can earn industry-recognized credentials, while exploring your options. And there’s no
better time to begin – manufacturing businesses are eager to hire skilled trades professionals.

 

What is the Pre-Trades for Advanced Manufacturing Program?

The Pre-Trades for Advanced Manufacturing program is a certificate that can be earned in
less than a year and equips students and job seekers with the skills and hands-on experience
to pursue a career in the manufacturing trades. This is open to people of all skill levels and
financial support is available.
See below for the Winter 2023 Class Schedule:

Credit Days Time
APR 162, Calculations for the Trades 4 M – Jan. 9 – Mar. 20 5:30pm to 9:20pm
APR 200B, OSHA 30 (Industrial) 3 T – Jan. 10 – Mar. 21 1pm to 4:15pm
MCH 121, Machine Processes 2 M – F – Jan. 9 – Feb. 20 8am to 12pm
MCH 121, Machine Processes 5 M – F – Jan. 23 – Feb 24 8am to 12pm
ELT 125, Basic PLC 2 M – F – Feb. 27 – Mar. 10 8am to 12pm

 

How does it work?
This 16-credit certificate can be earned in as little as one term (or about three months). It provides you with the foundations in safety and math, an OSHA 30 certification, and hands-on exposure in welding, machining and Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs).

All the courses can be taken independently allowing you to complete the 16-credit certificates over several terms.

Also, the credits you earn count toward additional PCC certificates and degrees in the industrial trades. And PCC works closely with industry partners to ensure that students are learning the most current and in-demand skills.

 

Where are classes held?
Pre-Trades for Advanced Manufacturing classes are taught at PCC’s new OMIC Training Center in Columbia County. This state-of-the-art training center is designed to train students on industry-aligned equipment in a real manufacturing environment.

 

Ready to get started?
Find out more about PCC’s Pre-Trades for Advanced Manufacturing program and how to apply by contacting us at OMICCoach@pcc.edu Or attend an information session to learn how to apply for a full scholarship. Visit pcc.edu/omictrades or scan the QR code to sign up today.

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