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									                               Check out the Production Engineering Career Academy!
Why Consider a DMACC/High School Career Advantage Academy?
  • Earn college credit while still in High School;
  • Enter the workforce with marketable skills;
  • Gain hands-on training; and
  • Continue at DMACC to develop your career in Manufacturing Technology.

What is the Production Engineering Career Academy?
This Academy prepares students for a wide variety of manufacturing careers. Students will learn the basics of welding,
automation, machine tool operation (CNC), computer-aided drafting and design (CAD), and other workplace skills. Upon
completion of this academy plus additional training the following summer and fall, students will have career opportunities at
local businesses. For more information about DMACC Manufacturing Technology Programs, go to:
http://www.dmacc.edu/programs/manufacturing/

What kind of work will this prepare me to do in the future?
  • Use a wide variety of machine tools and precision measuring instruments
  • Do production welding, using jigs and fixtures
  • Work from drawings, blueprints, and other materials

What other courses should I take while in high school to prepare me for this career?
Drafting, Introduction to Computers, Metal Working, Applied Math, Welding

DMACC credits you can earn while in high school:
CAD 139      Intro to CAD/CAM – 3 credits
             The objectives of this course will apply computer aided design software and computer aided
             manufacturing software for numerically controlled (CNC) machine tools.

CAD 240             Applied Materials & Processes – 4 credits
                    Standard industrial raw materials and forming processes will be examined. Students will see various
                    machining, forming and welding operations. Field trips to industry will be offered.

MFG 105             Machine Shop Measuring – 3 credits
                    A study of measurements as used in industry. Units of instruction include tools, gauges, comparators,
                    gauge blocks, and inspection practices.

MFG 121             Machine Trade Print Reading I – 2 credits
                    A beginning and intermediate blueprint reading course covering basic visualization of shapes and
                    sizes, and freehand sketching of objects. Includes section lining, print alterations and projections.

MFG 250             Engine Lathe Theory – 1 credits
                    An introductory level course explaining the theory of the basic operation and care of an engine lathe.

MFG 251             Engine Lathe Operations Lab – 2 credits
                    An introductory level course for the metal cutting lathe. During this course students will become familiar
                    with the basic setups as well as safe operation and care of a lathe in a lab environment.

MFG 260             Mill Operations Theory – 1 credits
                    An introductory level course explaining the theory of the basic operation and care of vertical milling
                    machines.

MFG 261             Mill Operations Lab I – 2 credits
                    An introductory level course for the vertical mill. During this course students will become familiar with
                    basic setups as well as safe operation and care of a milling machine in a lab environment.


Ankeny Campus           Boone Campus           Carroll Campus           Newton Polytechnic Campus   Urban/DSM Campus            West Campus
2006 S. Ankeny Blvd.    1125 Hancock Dr.       906 N. Grant Rd.         600 N. 2nd Ave. W.          1100 7th Street             5959 Grand Ave.
Ankeny, IA 50021-3993   Boone, IA 50036-5399   Carroll, IA 51401-2525   Newton, IA 50208-3049       Des Moines, IA 50314-3049   WDM, IA 50266-5302
515-964-6200            515-432-7203           712-792-1755             641-791-3622                515-244-4226                515-633-2407
MFG 276             Hand/Bench Machine Tools – 1 credits
                    Machine shop procedures including shop safety, hand tools, layout, and tool grinding. Operations on
                    drill presses, pedestal grinders and sawing machines.

MFG 330             CNC Mill Operations – 1 credits
                    An introductory level course explaining the theory behind the basic operation and programming of a
                    CNC vertical machining center. Corequisite: MFG331

MFG 331             CNC Mill Operations Lab – 2 credits
                    An introductory level course for programming and operating a CNC milling center in a lab environment.
                    Corequisite: MFG330

MFG 350             CNC Lathe Operations – 1 credits
                    An introductory level course explaining the theory behind the basic operation and programming of a
                    CNC lathe. Corequisite: MFG351

MFG 351             CNC Lathe Operations Lab – 2 credits
                    An introductory level course for programming and operating a CNC lathe in a lab environment.

When will the classes be offered?
Classes are offered in two-hour increments, Monday –Friday. Ask your high school guidance counselor for the most current
schedule.

Where?
The Production Engineering Career Academy is offered on the DMACC Ankeny campus, the DMACC Newton campus and
at the DMACC Career Academy/Hunziker Center in Ames. Additionally, Production Engineering courses may be offered at
your high school location. Talk to your guidance counselor to get the most accurate details.

How do I register?
See your high school principal or guidance counselor.

DMACC Career Advantage/Career Academy Contacts
Alicia Harper
Academic Advisor
DMACC Career Academy/Hunziker Center, Ames
515-663-6707, or 1-800-362-2127, ext. 6707

Doug Plum
DMACC Newton campus
(641) 791-1729, or 1-800-362-2127, ext. 1729

Zoë Thornton
Academic Advisor
DMACC Ankeny Campus
515-964-6898, or 1-800-362-2127, ext. 6898

Randy Gabriel
Director, Career and Technical Programming
Des Moines Area Community College
515-965-6011, or 1-800-362-2127, ext. 6011




Ankeny Campus           Boone Campus           Carroll Campus           Newton Polytechnic Campus   Urban/DSM Campus            West Campus
2006 S. Ankeny Blvd.    1125 Hancock Dr.       906 N. Grant Rd.         600 N. 2nd Ave. W.          1100 7th Street             5959 Grand Ave.
Ankeny, IA 50021-3993   Boone, IA 50036-5399   Carroll, IA 51401-2525   Newton, IA 50208-3049       Des Moines, IA 50314-3049   WDM, IA 50266-5302
515-964-6200            515-432-7203           712-792-1755             641-791-3622                515-244-4226                515-633-2407
Ankeny Campus           Boone Campus           Carroll Campus           Newton Polytechnic Campus   Urban/DSM Campus            West Campus
2006 S. Ankeny Blvd.    1125 Hancock Dr.       906 N. Grant Rd.         600 N. 2nd Ave. W.          1100 7th Street             5959 Grand Ave.
Ankeny, IA 50021-3993   Boone, IA 50036-5399   Carroll, IA 51401-2525   Newton, IA 50208-3049       Des Moines, IA 50314-3049   WDM, IA 50266-5302
515-964-6200            515-432-7203           712-792-1755             641-791-3622                515-244-4226                515-633-2407

								
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