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Corporate & Continuing Education

Skilled Trades

The courses listed below are offered in-person at the Jackson College Central Campus. To register, contact Tina Matz at 517.796.8671, or by e-mail at MatzTinaM@jccmi.edu.

Safety Training

New! OSHA 30-Hour Construction Safety

This 30-hour training includes up-to-date and relevant OSHA standards and compliance requirements, teaching health and safety awareness to help workers reduce the risk of job-related hazards. This course is designed for anyone who works in the construction industry, including general laborers or construction management. Participants are issued the OSHA 30 certificate, on behalf of the Department of Labor, upon full-attendance and successful completion of the course. This certificate does not expire and is recognized nationally. Class materials and lunch are included.

New! Safety Coordinator Training

This unique, 18-hour course, offers the OSHA 10-Hour Construction Safety certificate issued on behalf of the Department of Labor as one part of the overall training. Participants also receive additional training designed for new training coordinators or for those who currently work in the health and safety field. This course is ideal for health and safety coordinators, safety committee members, foreman, project managers, as well as anyone interested in construction work. Class materials and lunch are included.


Advanced Manufacturing

Jackson College has expanded offerings in Advanced Manufacturing, adapting existing programs and creating new curriculum to meet the newest technology and the more rigorous technical expertise that employers are seeking in candidates.

The Advanced Manufacturing Associate in Applied Science program is designed to provide the hands-on and theoretical knowledge necessary to produce graduates that are properly trained and job ready! The various concentrations within the Associate in Applied Science are high demand technical manufacturing disciplines, including industrial systems, manufacturing design, and welding.

In addition to the offered skill-sets, certificates, or associate degree in Advanced Manufacturing, CCE has open seats in the advanced manufacturing classes to allow individuals not pursuing degree credit to explore the manufacturing programs, advance their skill-set, or for employers looking to train a small number of employees. Participants not seeking credit must register through CCE for the non-credit pricing and purchase required textbooks at the Jackson College bookstore. Pre-requisites may apply.

Fundamentals of Welding

This is a beginning theory and practice course which will introduce the safe operations and applications of oxyacetylene welding, cutting, brazing and shielded metal arc welding. Practice will consist of these methods of joining steel in the horizontal, flat and vertical positions. Destructive testing will also be taught. This class will run with both credit and non-credit students together in one cohort. Only 3 seats available!

MIG/TIG Welding

This is a welding course in GMAW (gas metal arc welding formally known as MIG welding) and GTAW (gas tungsten arc welding known as TIG welding) processes and techniques. Topics will include safety, use of equipment, power sources, shielding gases, filler metals, welding techniques, trouble-shooting, weld defects and welding in the flat, vertical and horizontal positions. This class will run with both credit and non-credit students together in one cohort. Only 3 seats available!

AutoCAD I

This course will prepare students to use computer aided design (CAD) to produce high quality prints that utilize all current ANSI terminology and standards. A working knowledge and understanding of a variety of mechanical, architectural, welding and electrical blueprints is required prior to taking this class. This class will run with both credit and non-credit students together in one cohort. Only 3 seats available!

GD&T

This course will provide the student with a working knowledge and understanding of dimensioning and tolerancing for specific design requirements on engineering drawings. Students are exposed to symbols, terms, datums, material conditions, form, profile, orientation, runout, and location tolerances. Content includes use and understanding of the symbolic method of specification related to tolerances being applied using ANSI Y14.5. This class will run with both credit and non-credit students together in one cohort. Only 3 seats available!

Blueprint Reading

This course will provide the student with a working knowledge and understanding of a variety of mechanical, architectural, welding and electrical blueprints. This class will run with both credit and non-credit students together in one cohort. Only 5 seats available!


Electrical

NEC Code Update 15-Hour Course

This State of Michigan approved 2011 NEC update course includes an explanation of all changes to the National Electric Code, the Michigan Residential Code, and Part 8 Rules of the Construction Code Act. Class will be held for eight hours each day, with a provided working lunch.