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 Microsoft Excel: Basics with Cheryl Welch, PH.D

Microsoft Excel: Basics with Cheryl Welch, PH.D

Thu, Apr 20, 2023 09:00 am - 12:00 pm

This course is being offered in an Online Format with Live Online instruction at the scheduled day/time. Registered individuals will receive communication format and access.

Registration deadline: Wednesday, April 12, 2023


*Minimum Class Registration Requirements: 6 Participants

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Quickbooks Online Class with Anne Daily, MBA

Quickbooks Online Class with Anne Daily, MBA

Wed, Apr 26, 2023 08:00 am - 12:00 pm

Live Virtual Class

Wednesday, April 26, 2023

8:00 AM-12:00 PM


Program: Quickbooks Online


Registration Deadline: Tuesday, April 18, 2023

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Blueprint Reading for Machinists

Blueprint Reading for Machinists

Wed, May 03, 2023 12:00 pm - 04:00 pm

 Blueprint Reading for Machinists is a LIVE IN-PERSON class on the scheduled date and time. 


Instructor is requesting old or new blueprints from participants prior to class. 

Complicated blueprints are welcome!


Minimum Registration Requirement: 7


Registration Deadline: Tuesday, April 25, 2023

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Microsoft Excel: Intermediate with Cheryl Welch, PH.D

Microsoft Excel: Intermediate with Cheryl Welch, PH.D

Tue, May 16, 2023 09:00 am - 12:00 pm

This Course is being offered in Virtual Format with LIVE online instruction at the scheduled day/time online. Registered individuals will receive communication format and zoom access. 

Registration Deadline: Monday, May 8, 2023


Minimum Class Registration Requirements: 6 participants


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Basic Pneumatics - Josh Winters, SMC Training

Basic Pneumatics - Josh Winters, SMC Training

Thu, May 18, 2023 12:00 pm - 03:00 pm

In Person and Hands-on Training Class!!!

Limited class size to 9 participants. 

Register today! 


Registration Deadline: Wednesday, May 10, 2023

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Advanced Negotiation Skills

Advanced Negotiation Skills

Wed, May 24, 2023 08:00 am - 04:00 pm

Advanced Negotiation Skills:

One Day Course


Registration Deadline:

Wednesday, May 10, 2023



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Fundamentals of GD&T

Fundamentals of GD&T

Tue, Jun 06, 2023 09:00 am - Wed, Jun 07, 2023 04:00 pm

You don't want to miss this course!

The last time the SOD Center offered this class was in February of 2023 and it sold out!!!


2 Day Course

Tuesday, June 6, 2023

Wednesday, June 7, 2023


Live & In-Person


Fundamentals of GD&T Course Book will be provided.

Lunch will be provided both days!


Bring old drawings to use in class!



Registration Deadline:

Wednesday, May 24, 2023


Minimum Class Requirement: 8


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Time Management Workshop

Time Management Workshop

Tue, Jun 27, 2023 09:00 am - 11:30 am

Live in-person 

First Time Offering this Interactive Workshop 

Registration Deadline: Tuesday, June 20, 2023


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AC/DC & Multimeter Certification: Electricity Fundamentals

AC/DC & Multimeter Certification: Electricity Fundamentals

Tue, Jul 11, 2023 12:00 pm - Fri, Jul 21, 2023 04:00 pm


LIVE IN PERSON Instruction!

2 Classes in 1: AC/DC Fundamentals and Multimeter

Multiple Certifications

EARN Stackable Industry Credentials upon passing of the certification tests and completion of this course!

  • USA-NC3 AC Certification
  • USA-NC3 DC Certification
  • SACA AC/DC Certification
  • USA-NC3 Multimeter Certification

Beginner to Advanced will benefit from this hands-on training! 


*6- 1/2 days

*Tuesday, July 11th-Friday, July 14th & Thursday, July 20th-Friday, July 21st

Limited Registration to 15 Participants!!! Register now!

Decrease production downtime, improve efficiency and increase output-All hinges on understand electricity and how to work with it safely. These courses have been specifically developed to give students the knowledge and skills required to enable them to work safely and effectively with electricity. The lab components of the training offer the student the opportunity to build, test and troubleshoot AC/DC circuits and examine the operating voltages and currents related to proper circuit operation. Technicians will use various instruments to make circuits measurements and calculations. 


The Snap-on Multimeter Certification is awarded to students who have been trained in the use of Snap-on advanced electrical monitoring equipment. The knowledge and experience gained in this critical discipline are Tools for Life essential to a successful career in critical industries. 

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