Training

Our team’s training aims at producing strong leadership in third and fourth year students.  Basic training is carried out in the first year, with the second year providing specialization in a student’s chosen field.

Within the first year, a student learns

  • How to manage basic finances
  • Basic leadership skills
  • Timeline and project management
  • Rapid prototyping and client-oriented design

In the second year, students specialize into one of four fields: Mechanical, Electrical, or Public Relations All four fields learn how to manage and teach, along with specialized skills.

  • Students in Mechanics learn:
    • Project Design
    • Component Machining
    • Structural Analysis
    • Rapid Problem Solving
  • Students in Electronics learn:
    • Circuit Design
    • Proper Wire Sizing and Safety
    • Basic Soldering
    • Project Limitations
    • Basic programming
    • LabView
  • Students in Public Relations learn:
    • Field Analysis and Game Strategies
    • Basic Webmastering skills
    • Finances and Fundraising
    • Basic Graphic Design

Education and training is not limited to a student’s chosen field, e.g. a student in Electrical will frequently help mechanics with building the robot, or a student in Public Relations may learn LabView and HTML/CSS.

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