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Workforce Training

The Tools You Need to Take the Lead

Are you climbing the ladder but find you need stronger credentials? Dutchess Community College gives you the training you need to drive your career and manage your team. Advance your present career, or train for an exciting new future. These are just a few of DCC’s many must-have courses for go-to managers. Choose classroom, or online, or a blend of the two. To learn more, call (845) 431-8900.

Manufacturing Programs

Certified Production Technician

Certified Production Technician is a nationally recognized – ANSI Accredited – Certification that is highly valued by manufacturing industry both locally and nationally. DCC is committed to providing the skills necessary to walk into a higher paying job or advance in a rewarding career. CPT is presented in a blended format of 48 hours of classroom courses and 48 hours of self-paced computerized self-study. Students who pass all four tests at the end of each module will receive a nationally recognized certification. Program is taught in four modules:

  • Safety Module

  • Quality Practices and Measurement

  • Manufacturing Processes and Production

  • Maintenance Awareness

Technical Programs

Statistical Process Control

This course introduces the student to basic statistical tools for quality control and improvement.  The course begins with fundamentals of sampling methodology, probability concepts, and probability distributions.  Statistical Process Control (SPC) is then discussed in depth, including Control Charts, Process Capability, Repeatability and Reproducibility (R&R), and Statistical Design of Experiments (DOE).  Strong emphasis is placed upon use of statistical software for data analysis and problem solving.

Geometric Tolerancing

The student will become conversant in the techniques of GD&T to the latest ASME standard.  The student will be able to interpret GD&T drawings to manufacture and inspect production. The student will understand design requirements, uniform design practice, how to ensure parts interchangeability, and how to ensure fit, form, and function of production parts.

CNC-CAM

Students will learn to program and operate Computer Numerically Controlled machines to produce manufactured parts in today’s modern high-tech factories.

Blueprint Reading

Make specifications make sense. Learn the basics of manufacturing prints, views, tolerances, dimensions, threads, machine terms and more. (12 hours)

Basic Electricity

Power up your capabilities! Students will learn the basics of electricity, safety procedures, measurement instruments, AC/DC, National Electric Code, low voltage wiring and schematics. (30 hours)

SOLIDWORKS Essential, SOLIDWORKS PDM, SOLIDWORKS Administrator

SOLIDWORKS is the global standard for 3D solid modeling enabling fabricators and engineers to draw and fabricate models, parts and assemblies. DCC offers programs for Essentials, Professional and Administrative levels which can lead you through an escalating level of expertise in this most valuable program. 

Microsoft Business Programs

  • Microsoft Access Basic, Intermediate, Advanced

  • Microsoft Excel Basic, Intermediate, Advanced

  • Microsoft Outlook Basic, Intermediate, Advanced

  • Microsoft PowerPoint, Basic, Intermediate

  • Microsoft Word Basic, Intermediate, Advanced

Management Skills

  • Project Management

  • Problem Solving/Root Cause Analysis

  • Conversational Spanish for Managers, Social Workers, Retail

  • Supervisory Skills

  • 5S

  • Value Stream Mapping

  • Effective Presentation Skills

COMPANIES OUR STUDENTS WORK FOR:

  • DITRON INC.

  • EFCO PRODUCTS

  • MPI-SYSTEMS

  • NERAK SYSTEMS

  • SCHATZ BEARINGS

  • SELUX CORP.

  • STANFORDVILLE MACHINE

Contact

Office of Community Services

Bowne Hall, Room 118
53 Pendell Road
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
Phone (845) 431-8910
Hours