Trainings start again for the Class of 2021 in the Fall!
MIT undergrad makers can acquire makerlodge training credentials, via the steps outline below. Once you pass your Tier 1 training, you'll get your mobius credentials, the ability to take Tier 2 trainings, and if you're a member of the Class of 2020, $100 in makerbucks.
Tier 0 is general shop safety
Tier 1 is basic maker tech (two 2 hour sessions)
Covers hand tools, laser cutters and 3D printers. Tier 1 training occurs in two 2-hour sessions. You must complete Session 1 before Session 2. You'll make an edge lit sign (led's light it up from below), like the one to the right.
Tier 1 Check off
After completing both Tier 1 training sessions, you'll sign up for a brief check-off of your new skills, and
- Get credentials on Mobius to show other shops that you've been trained (everyone!)
- Get $100 in makerbucks (Class of 2020 only)
- Get a new toolbox and tool set (Class of 2020 members if you qualify)
Tier 2 training is coming back! If you have been checked off for Tier 1, stay tuned for chances to learn more making skills later this Summer/Fall 2017. Tier 2 will cover more advanced machines and more specific areas of making, and will be split into a multitude of different tracks to accommodate different interests.
Offered Summer 2017:
Returning tracks will include:
- Bandsaws and Drill Presses
- Arduino Microcontrollers
- Basic Electronics Skills
Students will be able to sign up for training in as many or as few tier 2 tracks as they would like. Tier 2 training is not required to be allowed in MakerLodge or our other participating shops, but only students who have completed the training for a specific tier 2 machine will be allowed to use it in MakerLodge.