ECC Offering Industrial Systems Basics ‘Boot Camp’

ECC Offering Industrial Systems Basics ‘Boot Camp’

December 29, 2021 |

East Central College’s Center for Workforce Development is offering a new “Boot Camp” opportunity for those interested in learning the basics of industrial systems.

The Boot Camp will be taught by Industrial Engineering Technology Program Director Nathan Esbeck and it includes a Falcon Seminar course to provide students with the foundation for an education at ECC.

The program will cover hydraulic, pneumatic, mechanical and electrical controls.

Classes meet Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays from noon to 2 p.m. from Jan. 18 to May 13 at ECC’s Business and Industry Center in Union.

Highlights of the Boot Camp include:

  • Introductions to mechanical systems, including bearings, gearing, belt drives, chain and sprockets coupling, clutches and brakes.
  • Skills of electrical skills, such as relay, logic, PLC’s and variable frequency drive.
  • Four credits earned at ECC.
  • Covers measuring equipment, blueprint reading, material flow and equipment upkeep.
  • Goal setting.
  • Workplace quality and safety the college’s Industrial Engineering Technology program.

Those who successfully complete the program could be eligible for a registered apprenticeship program with their employer through ECC.

For more information or to sign up, email Center for Workforce Development Apprenticeship and Business Training Program Coordinator Melissa Richards at Register by phone beginning Tuesday, Jan. 4, by calling 636-649-5806.

ECC has several boot camps scheduled throughout the year in our Business and Industry Center to provide as much opportunity as possible for individuals interested in developing their introductory manufacturing job skills.