$25 – $525

Intro to Making Course

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Intro to Making Course

Provider: Health & Science Innovations, Inc. and the IDEAA Partnership

Program Length: 3 days, total of 24 hours

Capacity: 24

Overview:

With the advancement of manufacturing technologies and the transition towards personalized products, the skills needed to secure a job or for career advancement are constantly evolving. This Intro to Making course will provide you with the ability to analyze different types of materials and learning about toolsets and electronics. The goal is to provide participants with a comfort level understanding of the skills and technologies that are present or needed in companies with new product development and prototyping operations. Emphasis is given to computer aided design and the process of 3D printing.

Participants who complete this program will receive a certificate of completion and will be recommended for advancement scholarships to continue studies at a higher education institution or for authorized software training courses. Higher education scholarships are provided by Health & Science Innovations and range from $500 to $5,000, depending on the program of study and financial need. For more information about scholarships and potential internships, please contact Health & Science Innovations.

Dates: June 15 to June 17, 2017 (Thursday to Saturday Schedule)

Time: 8:15 a.m. – 4:45 p.m.

Location: DirectEmployers Institute HQ (4th floor)

Cost: $525/person (includes application fee)

The $25 application ticket is a non-refundable fee that allows you to reserve a spot in the program while submitting an application for a scholarship. Tuition payment can be sent at a later time.

Instructors: 1st Maker Space

Who should attend: Individuals who are interested in experience with robotics and laser cutting. The Intro to Making course will start from the basics of making such as analyzing different types of materials and learning about toolsets and electronics. Students will then move on to more challenging projects such as robotics and laser cutting. Minimum age is 16.

For more information please visit us at www.scienceinnovations.org/ideaa. If you have any problems with registration or would like to send your payment directly to us, please contact us at contact@scienceinnovations.org.

FAQs

Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?

Minimum age is 16.

What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?

We offer IndyGo passes for those who do not have their own method of transportation and have applied for reduced tuition. Free parking is available.

How do I qualify for the scholarship ticket?

Scholarship tickets are available on a need basis, and on a first come first serve basis. Any student who participate in a Free or Reduced meals plan is eligible. Any individual who can demonstrate that he or she is under 300% of the Federal Poverty level qualifies. If you are unsure or choose the Scholarship ticket, please send a copy of your previous year tax return to contact@scienceinnovations.org and we can evaluate your eligibility for a scholarship ticket.

What can I bring into the event?

You may bring snacks, your own laptop and a notebook to take notes. If you are planning on bringing your own laptop there may be software you will need to install previous to attending the course. We will send the list of required software and instructions after you register. Most courses can be taken with an Intel i5 processor (or similar), 8 GB of RAM (4GB min.), and at least 50-100 GB of storage memory. For engineering simulations we suggest using an Intel i7 (or similar) processor, 16GB min. of RAM, 100 GB of memory storage and an independent graphics card.

How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

You may contact us via email at contact@scienceinnovations.org.

What's the refund policy?

If you need to cancel your participation in our program you will be refunded any unused portion of the program. Non-refundable fees include 10% of the tuition, and registration fee ($25).

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

You will not need to bring a printed ticket of the event if you bring your ID. If you are transferring your seat to another person, please have that person bring the ticket.

Is my registration fee or ticket transferrable?

Yes, you may transfer your registration for the class to another person.

Is it ok if the name on my ticket or registration doesn't match the person who attends?

Yes, as long as the same person attends the entire course or program.

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