Advanced Manufacturing

The college's Office of Workforce Development offers Advanced Manufacturing courses for those preparing for a new job, promotion or looking to update their skills.

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Course Offerings

Automotive Module Programming

Programming replacement modules and reprogramming in-use modules with updated operating software is a common occurrence in modern vehicles. This course is designed to introduce automotive technicians to the proper practices and procedures required for successful module programming.  

Training topics and objectives to include: 

Prerequisites: Student must have basic computer skills. Some automotive repair experience is expected but not required.

Automotive Module Programming
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Tuesday, Wednesdays, 12/6 - 12/13
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
ZTTN-207 500 11 seats left $150Call for more information

Beginner 3D Printing with AutoCAD

This instructor-led beginner course will allow students to work on the Windows-based Auto-CAD program to create 3D models that can be used in the 3D printing process. Upon completion of this class, students will have a better understanding of this technology and how CAD programs work with the 3D printing process.

Training topics and objectives include:

Prerequisites: Minimum 10th grade reading and math skills; computer skills, including familiarity with navigating the Windows operating system; familiarity with AutoCAD will be helpful but not required

Textbook: AutoCAD 2021 Tutorial Second Level 3D Modeling SDC Publishing, ISBN: 978-1-63057-357-7

Beginner 3D Printing with AutoCAD
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ZTTN-179 500 15 seats left $625Call for more information

Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing

The Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T) course is designed as an overview of the topics relating to the application and understanding of GD&T. Suitable for team members at all levels, including engineers, designers, quality personnel and production staff, the course is based on the current ASME Y14.5 Dimensioning and Tolerancing standard.

The following critical GD&T topic areas will be covered:

Prerequisites: A minimum 10th grade reading and math skills, experience/familiarity with print reading is helpful.

Location: Hudson Valley Community College Main Campus

Tuition: $249

Delivery of Course:

Instructor-Led (Classroom)
12 hours, 1.2 CEUs, Non-Credit

Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing
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ZTTN-031 500 10 seats left $249Call for more information

Introduction to Shielded Metal Arc Welding

Welders are in high demand. Become part of the manufacturing economy by learning how to weld.

This 120-hour non-credit course provides an intensive full-time introduction to shielded metal arc welding. By incorporating virtual reality welders in the program, students learn the required skills more quickly compared to traditional methods. Upon successful completion of the course, students will receive a certificate.

The following topics will be covered:

Prerequisites: None

Required Materials: Students will need to provide their own safety boots (closed-toe leather, high cuff) ) ​and ANSI z87.1 compliant safety glasses.

Location: Hudson Valley Community College Main Campus

Tuition: $3,575 (Grant funding is available for those who qualify.)
Tuition includes welding supplies, consumables, and a welding gear kit that includes welding helmet, leather gloves, coat, eye protection and carrying case.

Delivery of Course:

Instructor-Led (Classroom)
120 hours, 12.0 CEUs, Non-Credit

** Please note this course will also meet on Friday, May  5th from 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Introduction to Shielded Metal Arc Welding
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Saturdays, 1/21 - 5/6
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
ZTTN-202 600 12 seats left $3575

Welding Basics

This 32-hour non-credit course provides a basic introduction to shielded metal arc welding. Upon successful completion, students will be issued a certificate. By incorporating virtual reality welders in the program, students learn the required skills more quickly compared to traditional methods.

The following topics will be covered:

The student will be introduced to Shielded Metal Arc Welding

Required Materials: Student will need to provide their own:

All materials other than those listed above will be provided.

Prerequisites: None

Welding Basics
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ZTTN-114 600 10 seats left $700Call for more information

Get in Touch

Workforce Development
Amstuz Hall, Room 109
Office Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Summer Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.
(excluding college holidays and vacations)