Trainings now open for the Class of 2021!
Members of the Class of 2021 can acquire knowledge and more, 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, a toolbox complete with tools, Arduino Micro, and $50 in Makerbucks.
Our training process is built on the ATLAS system, join our training group here to begin your training. There are four sections to the training listed below.
Note: If you don’t show up to your training session you will NOT be able to sign up for another session without a reasonable explanation or note from S^3. If you cancel the day of your training session more than once, you will also NOT be able to signup for another training session. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org if you have questions about this policy.
Tier 0 - General Shop Safety
You will be required to read up on shop safety and complete a quiz through the Atlas system. Once you pass this quiz, you can sign up for Tier 1 machine training.
Tier 1 - Basic Shop Tools
Covers hand tools, laser cutters, 3D printers, bandsaws, and drill presses. Tier 1 training occurs in two 2-hour sessions, Part A and Part B. You must complete Part A before Part B. You'll make a personalized pencil holder, complete with moving gears.
Tier 1 Checkoffs
After completing both Tier 1 training sessions, you'll sign up for a brief check-off of your new skills, and receive
- Credentials on Mobius to show other shops that you've been trained
- $50 in Makerbucks
- Toolbox complete with tool set
- Arduino Micro
Tier 2 - Advanced Shop Tools
Tier 2 trainings will resume this November, so stay tuned! If you have passed your Tier 1 checkoff,you have the chance to learn more advanced making skills. Tier 2 is split into a multitude of different tracks (listed below) to accommodate different interests. You can sign up for as many of the following tracks as you like.
Offered tracks will include:
- Advanced Bandsaw and Drill Press Skills
- Electronics Skills (Soldering and Circuits)
- Arduino Microcontrollers
- Othermill and Shopbot CNC Router
- CAD/CAM Skills