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Continuing Education


Technical Skills & Manufacturing

Earn a Technical Skill certificate that is valued by businesses in the industry. You'll launch a career that is stable and well rewarded. Prior to enrollment, please complete the MCC admission application

For more information or questions, contact MCC Continuing Educaton at 816.604.5254 or email wedenroll@mcckc.com

Introduction to Machining - Lathe

Current Course Schedule (PDF)

Contact Hours: 172
Fees: $3,350
Per Student: (includes books, tools, materials and supplies)

Classes Include

  • Machining Blue Print Reading
  • Basic Machines
  • Manual Lathe
  • Machinery and Machine Safeguarding (OSHA7100)
  • General Industry Safety and Health Outreach Program (OSHA 10)

The program introduces students to shop safety, measurement, layout and an introduction to basic shop equipment. Students will learn to select appropriate tooling and safely operate a manual lathe. In addition, students will learn to read and interpret basic blueprints commonly found in manufacturing. Lastly, students who successfully complete the OSHA-10 class will earn an OSHA-10 certification card. Successful completion of this program prepares students to begin a career in manufacturing and machining.

Introduction to Welding

Current Course Schedule (PDF)

Contact Hours: 132
Fees: $2,900
Per Student: (includes books, materials and supplies)

Classes Include

  • Blue Print Reading for Welders
  • General Industry Safety and Health Outreach Program (OSHA 10)
  • MIG Welding
  • Stick Welding
  • Thermal Cutting

This program introduces students to MIG and Stick welding technologies. In addition, students will learn to read and interpret basic blueprints commonly found in manufacturing. Students will develop an understanding and basic skills required for thermal cutting processes. Students who successfully complete the OSHA-10 class will earn an OSHA-10 certification card.