Safety & Basic Use Training

Training is required to access certain equipment areas or to use specific pieces of equipment.

Access to the equipment will be granted via your Rutgers ID card that hold your training record and credentials. (See sidebar)
***Please note, access is provided on an individual basis - sharing ID cards, swiping in friends, etc. is strictly prohibited.

Training Courses

Woodshop 1: Safety & Basic Use (coming soon!)
      Woodshop 2: Specialty Tools (Prerequisite: Woodshop 1) (coming soon!)
      Woodshop 3: Shopbot CNC (Prerequisite: Woodshop 1) (coming soon!)

(Online training is required regardless of prior usage or completion of prior one-on-one training. Once a training course is made available, machine use will be restricted to only those who have completed the required safety training.)

Training Course Release Schedule

  • Woodshop 1: Safety & Basic Use (Feb '19)
  • Woodshop 2: Specialty Tools (Feb '19)
  • Woodshop 3: Shopbot CNC (Feb '19)
  • Digital Embroidery
  • Laser Cutting & Engraving
  • Metal Shop 1: Basic Tools & Equipment
  • Metal Shop 2: Shear
  • Metal Shop 3: Tormach CNC
  • UV Printing
  • Bantam Tools CNC
  • FDM 3D Printing


If your ID card was issued prior to March 2018, you will need to obtain a new ID card to manage your training completion at the Makerspace.

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