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Hawkeye offers a wide variety of trade classes for the industrial and manufacturing environment such as welding, machining, hydraulics, and laser technology.

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This course includes gas metal arc welding procedures as well as a math review. Fundamentals of welding related to blueprint reading, electric arc welding safety, and the OSHA 10-Hour for General Industry course are also components of this course.

Start date: 02/06/2017

Tuition:: $2,249.00

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Learn the basic 2D features of the latest versions of AutoCAD. This introductory course covers drawing setup, basic construction and editing tools, layer management, object properties, basic annotation with text and dimensions, and an introduction to layouts and plotting. Students will be able to receive a free copy of the latest version AutoCAD from Autodesk (valid for three years) at the time of enrollment. Instructions on how to do this will be included in their welcome letter. Details

Start Date: upon registration

Tuition: $835.00



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Learn the advanced 2D features of the latest versions of AutoCAD. This course covers paper space detailing, multiple layout setup, advanced dimension techniques, blocks and symbol libraries, tables and schedules, attributes, dynamic blocks and parameters, and external references. Students will be able to receive a free copy of the latest version AutoCAD from Autodesk (valid for three years) at the time of enrollment. Instructions on how to do this will be included in their welcome letter. Details

Start Date: upon registration

Tuition: $835.00



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Learn the remaining, advanced 2D features and basic 3D modeling tools for the latest versions of AutoCAD. This course covers working with raster images, fields and properties, sheet set management, publishing tools and all basic 3D modeling tools including: user coordinate systems, 3D navigation, basic solid modeling techniques, and model documentation methods. Students will be able to receive a free copy of the latest version AutoCAD from Autodesk (valid for three years) at the time of enrollment. Instructions on how to do this will be included in their welcome letter. Details

Start Date: upon registration

Tuition: $835.00



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Learn the advanced 3D modeling techniques and basic rendering tools for the latest versions of AutoCAD. This course covers 3D editing tools, advanced solid modeling techniques, surface and mesh modeling methods, and basic render procedures including render settings, camera views, and an introduction to render materials. Students will be able to receive a free copy of the latest version AutoCAD from Autodesk (valid for three years) at the time of enrollment. Instructions on how to do this will be included in their welcome letter. Details

Start Date: upon registration

Tuition: $835.00



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Learn advanced rendering and customization techniques for the latest versions of AutoCAD. This course covers lighting methods for day and night renderings, custom material creation, bump and opacity mapping, landscape objects, introduction to animated walk-throughs, and customization tools including the creation of custom commands and macros. Students will be able to receive a free copy of the latest version AutoCAD from Autodesk (valid for three years) at the time of enrollment. Instructions on how to do this will be included in their welcome letter. Details

Start Date: upon registration

Tuition: $835.00



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This Certificate program represents the pinnacle of AutoCAD training and the graduate will have a full mastery of advanced skills with the latest versions of AutoCAD. Building on the basic tools and techniques acquired in the Fundamentals of AutoCAD Certificate, the additional courses in the AutoCAD Professional Certificate program will ensure the graduate of this program will be fully versed in all aspects of AutoCAD including advanced 3D modeling techniques, advanced rendering techniques, and interface customization. Students will be able to receive a free copy of the latest version AutoCAD from Autodesk (valid for three years) at the time of enrollment. Instructions on how to do this will be included in their welcome letter. Details

Start Date: upon registration

Tuition: $3,999.00



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This Certificate training program covers all aspects of 2D Computer Aided Drafting and Design with the latest versions of AutoCAD. It also includes an introduction to basic 3D modeling concepts ensuring the graduate of this program will have a sound fundamental understanding of both 2D and 3D skills for working with AutoCAD. These three basic courses are essential for architects, engineers, interior designers and all those involved in the production of technical drawings. Students will be able to receive a free copy of the latest version AutoCAD from Autodesk (valid for three years) at the time of enrollment. Instructions on how to do this will be included in their welcome letter. Details

Start Date: upon registration

Tuition: $2,445.00



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The best predictor of future behavior is past behavior which is the premise behind behavioral-based interviewing. In a traditional job interview, you answer questions on how you might act in a given situation. How does the interviewer know, after all, if you would really react the way you say you would in a given situation? You have minimal accountability. In a behavioral-based interview, however, it’s much more difficult to give responses that are untrue. You give answers based on your behavior in past situations. More and more employers are using this interview approach and this class will prepare you so you are the one who scores the job.

Start date: 05/15/17

End date: 05/17/17

Tuition: $79.00



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Gain knowledge and hands-on skills in blueprint reading, precision measurement and gauging, turning and milling processes, and mill and lathe programming and operation. This course will prepare you for an entry-level position as a CNC machine operator or machinist. Your skills can be used in a variety of manufacturing environments to set-up and operate a computer numerical control (CNC) machine, inspect parts, and perform production runs. Earn an OSHA 10-Hour General Industry card as part of this course.

Start date: 02/02/17

End date: 06/08/17

Tuition: $2,625.00



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Most new hires who fail in their job do so in the first 18 months after being hired. The primary reason is they lack interpersonal and motivational skills. If you just hired a new person, or you are the new employee and want to stay employed, or if you are planning to return to the workforce after being gone for a length of time, this class is for you. The fundamentals of staying employed will be covered and include attitude, self-insight, customer service, getting along with others, courtesy and manners, holding oneself accountable, punctuality, keeping promises, focus, handling conflict, and responding to criticism.

Start date: 05/08/17

End date: 05/10/17

Tuition: $79.00



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