Ignite Course 1: Introduction to Advanced Manufacturing

Explore careers in advanced manufacturing

IGNITE Course 1 is an 8 module, advanced manufacturing course.

It is the perfect blend of career exploration, creative learning and skill development. Students will be exposed to a variety of industries and technologies.

Goals for IGNITE students include:

  • Inspiration
  • Career exploration
  • Collaborative and creative thinking

Learn new hands-on skills

The 8 modules in Course 1 cover:

  • Smart Automation Cells
  • Robot Programming
  • CNC Programming
  • Computer Aided Design
  • Electrical Circuits
  • Pneumatics
  • Safety
  • Basic Measurement

IGNITE uses a highly interactive, multimedia format that includes stunning 3D graphics and videos, voiceovers of all text, and interactive exercises designed to appeal to learners with a variety of learning styles.

  • Stimulating interactive eLearning lessons
  • Virtual trainers/simulators
  • Project-based learning activities
  • Hands-on workstations

IGNITE was developed in collaboration with three Manufacturing USA Institutes (LIFT, America Makes and MxD) and funded in part by the U.S. Department of Defense.