3D Printer Operator Course at ETC; enrollment ends March 4

ETCDeadline is March 4 to enroll in a new six-part Master 3D Printer Operator Course at Youngstown State University that prepares participants for work in the additive manufacturing field.

Students will earn six credential badges for completing the course, which can be taken either online or in-person at YSU’s Excellence Training Center. The training runs March 14 through May 7. Enrollment ends March 4. 
The six badges are:

  • Intro to Digital Design
  • Design for FDM 3D Printing
  • Computer-Aided Mfg (CAM)
  • Fundamentals of FDM 3D Printing
  • Post-processing FDM 3D Printed Parts
  • Maintenance & Troubleshooting for FDM 3D Printing

FDM stands for Fused Deposition Modeling, the most widely used 3D printing technology in use today.
Admission to the course is open to all. Students who enroll in the online format will receive a 3D printer for their home.

Register here. The cost is $2,450 for the in-person course and $709 for online. Scholarships for residents of the tri-county region are available through the YSU Division of Workforce Education and Innovation. In addition, through the Individual Microcredential Assistance Program, low-income, partially- or totally-unemployed individuals may be eligible to enroll in the course for free. Complete the IMAP application here for eligibility.

For more information, call 330-941-3092, email workforce@ysu.edu or visit www.ysu.edu/workforce or www.ysu.edu/skillsaccelerator.