Explore careers in advanced manufacturing
IGNITE Course 1 is an eight-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:
- Career exploration
- Collaborative and creative thinking
The next class is June 5 to July 6, Monday-Friday, from 9 a.m. to noon. No class June 19 or July 4. Cost is $800.
Learn new hands-on skills
During Course 1, participants will experience classroom and hands-on training, including:
- Smart automation cells
- Robot programming
- CNC programming
- Computer-aided design
- Electrical circuits
- Basic measurement
IGNITE uses a highly interactive, multimedia format that includes stunning 3-D 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.