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Skilled and Professional Trades Training Programs

Jobs of the Past are Jobs of the Future

Skilled labor is one of the oldest lines of work for people who enjoy working with their hands. And in spite of advances in technology, there’s still a significant demand for qualified labor professionals. 

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Ancora’s CNC Machinist program teaches students how to strive for competencies in the areas relevant to successful 3-Axis CNC Milling and 2-Axis CNC Turning Operations. Our curriculum focuses on core principles including safety procedures, preventive maintenance, milling, turning, and quality assurance.

Training Delivery Style:

In Classroom, Hands-On

Course Curriculum Topics Include:

  • Reading Blueprints
  • Conventional Machine Operation
  • Manual Machine Operation
  • CNC Machine Operation
  • Smoothing and Polishing Surfaces
  • Machine Maintenance 

Commercial Industrial Maintenance Technician (CIMT)

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Commercial Industrial Maintenance Technician is a multidisciplinary branch of technology that focuses on diverse commercial and industrial equipment and technologies. The intention of this program is to provide the skills to maintain systems that operate in a manufacturing environment. This course leverages both hands-on and problem-solving practical experiences. Learners receive instruction about the safe operation of hand and power tools as well as system integration. 

 

Training Delivery Style:

Hybrid: in-person combined with asynchronous online learning

Course Curriculum Topics Include:

  • Machine Operation
  • Machine Technology
  • Electrical Maintenance
  • PLC Maintenance

Construction & Trades Project Management

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This program focuses on the economic theory of how people, organizations, and governments use their scarce resources to achieve their goals. Students will examine management’s considerations of scarcity and elasticity in daily operations with a focus on production of goods and services. Completers will gain experience to apply for entry level Foreman, Project Management, and Shop Supervisor jobs.

Training Delivery Style:

In Classroom, Hands-On

Diesel Heavy Truck Technician

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The goal of the Diesel Heavy Truck Technician program is to prepare students to carry out the repair and maintenance of diesel engines. Diesel engines power heavy duty machinery such as trucks, buses, bulldozers, and cranes. Students will have the opportunity to learn a wide range of diesel-specific topics, including general shop operations, safety procedures, diagnosis and repair, basic electrical theory, and more. Students who complete this course are prepared to seek careers in maintenance and repair, dealerships, mass transit, vehicle sales, and at power-generating plants.

Training Delivery Style:

In Classroom, Hands-On

Electrical Technician

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The electrical program is designed to prepare your for an entry-level position in the residential and commercial Electrical field. Classes combine theory with practical application of hands-on job skills. Shop courses include the use of hand and specialty tools, and the program emphasizes equipment and shop safety procedures. 

Training Delivery Style:

Hybrid; in-person combined with asynchronous online learning

Course Curriculum Topics Include:

  • Ohmmeters
  • The NEC codebook
  • Conduit bending and pipe threading
  • Installing conductors
  • Raceway systems
  • Pull boxes
  • Electric motors

Air Conditioning, Heating and Basic Refrigeration (HVAC/BR)

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Students in the Air Conditioning, Heating, and Basic Refrigeration (HVAC/BR) program are taught the use of hand and specialty tools with an emphasis on equipment and shop safety procedures as well as customer service skills. They will learn to troubleshoot, service, and repair residential and commercial air conditioning, heating and refrigeration systems.

Training Delivery Style:

In Classroom, Hands-On

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Ancora’s Industrial Safety course emphasizes general safety practices and regulations in an industrial setting. Students focus on identifying, correcting, and avoiding unsafe workplace situations. Students also learn how to properly use Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and job-specific safety techniques.

Training Delivery Style:

In Classroom, Hands-On

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Mechatronics, or Mechatronic Engineering, is a multidisciplinary branch of technology that focuses on the engineering of both electrical and mechanical systems. Ancora’s course includes a combination of robotics, electronics, telecommunications, and product engineering, then helps students understand how Mechatronics unifies each of these various subfields.

Training Delivery Style:

In Classroom, Hands-On

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This practical, hands-on course introduces students to the basic concepts, tools, materials, processes, and skills required to hand solder through-hole components according to industry standards. After completing this course, students will be able to safely solder through-hole components according to industry standards and CPNPP QC requirements.

Training Delivery Style:

In Classroom, Hands-On

Construction and Heavy Equipment Operation

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Ancora offers several courses for your students to learn about the basic operation of equipment typically found in factories and on construction sites. Please note that all equipment must be provided by the school and/or its local employer partners. 

 

Training Delivery Style:

Hybrid; in-person combined with asynchronous online learning

Available Subjects:

  • Forklift
  • Asphalt pavers
  • Bulldozers
  • Front-end loaders
  • Milling machines
  • Motor graders
  • Power shovels

Custom Professional Trades Solutions Designed to Meet Your Needs

If you are looking for something different, or a combination of the above offerings, our team can help put together a customized program that includes the education and hands-on training to help meet your higher education standards and needs. We’ll work with you to understand your goals, plan logistics and deliver a timely solution that is effective and efficient.