Intro to Plastic Materials & Processing and CNC Operator Courses Start in January

Published Jan 04, 2017

Two manufacturing courses designed to improve participants job opportunities will be offered through Schoolcraft College beginning in January 2017.

 A 12-week course on the Intro to Plastic Materials and Processing will run Thursdays from Jan. 12 through April 6, 6 - 9 p.m.  The course is designed for those working in manufacturing or the plastics industry who want to increase their understanding of plastic materials and processing.  The course focuses on understanding plastic materials, tooling, processing and testing, with an emphasis on injection molding.  The course costs $995.  For more information on the Plastic Materials and Processing course, call 734-462-4438 or visit

On Monday’s from Jan. 9 through Feb. 10, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., a five-week Computer Numerical Control (CNC) Operator Training Course will be held to prepare attendees for a potential career as a CNC operator, where they will operate CNC machines to perform functions such as boring, turning, facing and threading parts of metallic work pieces for the manufacturing industry.  The five-week course costs $1500 and includes OSHA 10 certification and 16 hours of personalized career preparation. Job training funds may be available to help pay for this course for those who qualify.  The CNC Operator Training course is a program of the Michigan Coalition for Advance Manufacturing. For more information on the CNC Operator Training course call 734-462-4680 or visit


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