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FF - Mechanical Systems

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Did you take things apart as a kid – wondering how things work? You may very well have a natural mechanical ability – a talent that manufacturers want as one of the most desirable skills. The driving forces in any machine are mechanical systems: gears, drives, bearings, pulleys, and more – all found in everything that moves! The Mechanical Systems course covers the installation, use, maintenance, and troubleshooting of mechanical drive components and systems used every day in industry. Open the door to a new career in manufacturing, or a related field such as engineering, aerospace, power generation, to name a few!  
  • No prerequisites required for Mechanical Systems.
  • Co-requisites available: Electricity and Precision Measuring.
Items the students must purchase: None
Tuition includes: instruction, online learning resources, lab equipment, and credentialing exam
Student readiness – Virginia Placement Test – math up to level 3 of 9 levels (MTE 1-3) and English proficiency.  

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Class Details

15 Sessions
Days of the Week :Multiple Days of the Week :
  Weekly - Thu.  
  Weekly - Fri.  

Location : Multiple Location : 
  Online Class.

Instructor : Paul Gillespie 



Please read:  Please plan on  attending our virtual Spring orientation on 1/28 at 5:30pm, login instructions will be sent in January.



Registration Closes On
Friday, February 26, 2021 @ 12:00 AM

Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s) Instructional Method
1/28/2021 - 1/28/2021 Weekly - Thu 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM Online, Online Class  Map Paul Gillespie  Lecture
2/19/2021 - 5/21/2021 Weekly - Fri 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM Roanoke, STEM BLDG, VWCC  Map Paul Gillespie  Lecture

Other Class Offerings

FF - Mechanical Systems
ID: 4068

06/07/21 - 09/13/21
Weekly - Mon
13 sessions.


Paul Gillespie