Log in

Operating Hours: Tues: 5pm-9pm / Wed: CLOSED / Thurs - Fri -  Sat: 10am-9pm / Sun: 10am-6pm / Mon: CLOSED

Engineering Primer Program - Cohort Green

  • Tuesday, January 03, 2023
  • Thursday, March 09, 2023
  • 20 sessions
  • Tuesday, January 03, 2023, 5:00 PM 8:00 PM (EST)
  • Thursday, January 05, 2023, 5:00 PM 8:00 PM (EST)
  • Tuesday, January 10, 2023, 5:00 PM 8:00 PM (EST)
  • Thursday, January 12, 2023, 5:00 PM 8:00 PM (EST)
  • Tuesday, January 17, 2023, 5:00 PM 8:00 PM (EST)
  • Thursday, January 19, 2023, 5:00 PM 8:00 PM (EST)
  • Tuesday, January 24, 2023, 5:00 PM 8:00 PM (EST)
  • Thursday, January 26, 2023, 5:00 PM 8:00 PM (EST)
  • Tuesday, January 31, 2023, 5:00 PM 8:00 PM (EST)
  • Thursday, February 02, 2023, 5:00 PM 8:00 PM (EST)
  • Tuesday, February 07, 2023, 5:00 PM 8:00 PM (EST)
  • Thursday, February 09, 2023, 5:00 PM 8:00 PM (EST)
  • Tuesday, February 14, 2023, 5:00 PM 8:00 PM (EST)
  • Thursday, February 16, 2023, 5:00 PM 8:00 PM (EST)
  • Tuesday, February 21, 2023, 5:00 PM 8:00 PM (EST)
  • Thursday, February 23, 2023, 5:00 PM 8:00 PM (EST)
  • Tuesday, February 28, 2023, 5:00 PM 8:00 PM (EST)
  • Thursday, March 02, 2023, 5:00 PM 8:00 PM (EST)
  • Tuesday, March 07, 2023, 5:00 PM 8:00 PM (EST)
  • Thursday, March 09, 2023, 5:00 PM 8:00 PM (EST)
  • 36 Talcott Street, Hartford CT 06103
  • 14

Registration


Register

    The Engineering Primer program is a new opportunity for Hartford residents to get training and experience in new manufacturing technologies, earn an industry-recognized credential and interview for jobs with Connecticut manufacturers. This 10-week program is offered cost-free to Hartford residents

    You will participate in three main areas of study in the following disciplines:

    Computer-Aided Design (CAD):

    The CAD curriculum uses industry level software that is commonplace in Aerospace, Medical and product development companies. Sessions include using factory digital tools with product design simulation to create simple 3D models. Building on a teamwork experience lends itself to the everyday encounters in today’s manufacturing workforce.

    Additive Manufacturing (3D Printing Technologies):

    The Additive curriculum is Manufacturing Basics and Additive Manufacturing. This curriculum was developed with the influence of experts from Collins Aerospace and General Dynamics, Electric Boat. Facilitation and training use the Manufacturing-X-Digital education system.

    Electronics and IoT (Internet of Things):

    The IoT curriculum is electronics and internet development. MakerspaceCT instructors are credentialed in electronics and IoT development. Instructional guidance and workshops are provided by industry professionals. Students explore pathways formed by EIT Digital’s Architecting Smart IoT Devices program.

    The Engineering Primer program includes workforce development education and hands-on learning in the above fields, resume writing, presentation skills, and introduction to professional practices.

    SCHEDULE

    COHORT GREEN is Tuesdays and Thursdays, October 11th through December 22nd. Each evening session is 5pm - 8pm.

    WEEKS 1 - 3: DESIGN IT

    CAD (Computer Aided Design)

    A product development overview with sketching, orthographic view study and a move into digital modeling using reverse engineering.

    WEEKS 4 - 7: PRINT IT

    Additive Manufacturing - 3D Printing

    An introduction to additive processes using CAD modeling to prepare and run prototypes for industrial 3D printing.

    WEEKS 8-10: ASSEMBLE IT

    Electronics and Internet of Things (IoT)

    Use hands-on experiences, with lab equipment, soldering and electronic component to assemble parts into a protorype.

    WEEK 11

    INTERVIEW WITH CT MANUFACTURING COMPANIES

    20+ manufacturers will be on-site to interview you at MakerspaceCT.

    This program is open to Hartford-area adults 18-29. The cost-free training is in-person and on-site at MakerspaceCT in Downtown Hartford.

    LOCATION:

    MakerspaceCT

    36 Talcott Street

    Hartford, CT 06119

    Health and Safety: Masks are optional and social distancing is recommended. Please click here for details.

    Offered in partnership with the City of Hartford.


    HEALTH & SAFETY: Our facility is mask-optional as of Friday, April 1, 2022. Please click here for more info.

    Follow Us On Social Media:


    Powered by Wild Apricot Membership Software