New Trainings and a Summer Camp from the Center for Community Education and Training

Posted Date: 
Friday, May 2, 2014 - 3:15pm

Alfred State’s Center for Community Education and Training (CCET) is offering a summer camp for career exploration and summer training in machining, welding, heavy equipment, and more.

233 - Hour CNC Precision Machining & Basic Welding Certificate Program
Location: Alfred State – Wellsville /Dresser-Rand Machine Shop Location
Dates: May 27– August 1; Computer Numerical Control (CNC) runs first eight weeks (Tues. – Thurs.); Welding runs final two weeks (Mon. – Fri.)
Time: 8 a.m. – 3 p.m. with 1/2 hour lunch; CNC = 168 hours; Welding = 65 hours
Cost: $2,700 per person
This training prepares you for entry-level jobs in a variety of machining occupations. Learn blue print reading, basic shop math, measurement tools, manual and CNC lathes and mills, and safety and programming of machines. The final two weeks will provide hands-on welding training. Learn the basic skill sets of welding in stick, oxy-fuel, MIG, and TIG using the tools, equipment, and consumables of the welding trade in a fast-paced learning environment. Learn all the tools you’ll need on the job today. A mini job fair will be held at the end of the training.

Heavy Equipment Maintenance and CDL Training
Location: Alfred State – Wellsville
Dates: Heavy Equipment runs June 16 – July 10 (Mon. – Thurs.); CDL Training runs June 20 – July 25 (Fri. only); One-on-one drive time will be scheduled with each student and an instructor
Time: Heavy Equipment runs 7:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. with ½ hour lunch = 128 hours; CDL Training runs 7:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. (Fridays) with ½ hour lunch = 24 hours (in classroom)
Cost: CDL license with maintenance training: $3300 per student; Just CDL training: $2800
Students will receive onsite, hands-on training with wheel loaders, backhoes, excavators, and bulldozers. They will gain simulator training with excavators and bulldozers in state-of-the-art simulator technology—a CAT 320-size excavator and a bulldozer simulator based on the John Deere 700 series.
The simulator offers industry standard joystick controls and heavy equipment load and lash training. The CDL Class A or B training allows the student to have one-on-one drive with the instructor in order to receive the driving hours required for the road test (up to 40 hours). The road test is included at the end of the training no later than July 25 as the students are ready.
The preventive maintenance training option will educate both operators and supervisors on proper maintenance practices for equipment. Training will cover backhoes, bulldozers, excavators, wheel loaders, trucks, and trailers.

Career Exploration Institute
Dates: Mon., July 21 – Thurs., July 24
Times: 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. daily
Cost: $50 (per student)
Age Range: Grades 8-12
Not sure what you want to be when you grow up? We can help! Join us at Alfred State for a four-day career exploration. You’ll enjoy four fun-packed days of exploration as well as college information that can help you make the right choice. You’ll explore everything from Culinary Arts to Heavy Equipment and even visit the College Farm. This educational, hands-on experience is promised to be fun for all.

Registration Information: call 607-587-4015 or email Enrollment is limited, so please register early!