The Nova Scotia Power Makerspace is hosting a variety of training sessions to help members get familiar with the equipment available in the makerspace. All participants are asked to wear long pants and closed-toe shoes and remove all jewelry. All other safety equipment will be provided.

Please email Matt Swan at to RSVP, indicating which training sessions you will attend. Space is limited so RSVPs are mandatory.

Monday, June 3, 2019
Roland Mini-CNC Milling Machine Intro
6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

The Roland mini-CNC mill is a milling machine primarily for prototyping small parts from wood, plastic, or light metals like brass or aluminum. The introductory course will go through the basics of machine setup, part-drawing needs, material holding, and running the machine.

Tuesday, June 4, 2019
3D Printing Basics
6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

The 3D-printing training will cover various types of 3D printers and materials, what types of drawings and files are used and what the printing process looks like and familiarize you with the 3D printers in the makerspace.

Wednesday, June 5, 2019
Safety Orientation
5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

All users of the Nova Scotia Power Makerspace must complete the safety orientation. This orientation is an overview of shop safety and will orient people on exits, safety equipment, and risk management.

Wednesday, June 5, 2019
Electronics Workbench Intro
6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

The Electronics Workbench Intro will look at the equipment in the electronics lab, explain the purpose of each piece and how to safely use it.

Friday, June 7, 2019
Laser Engraver Intro
6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

The introduction to the Epilog laser engraver will provide education on both cutting out shapes and engraving surfaces. The training will cover material options, machine setup, and the printing process.