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Course Hours
Office and Information Technology
Introduction to MS Excel 2013

This training provides instruction in terminology, program parameters, Displays characteristics, formatting features, mathematical functions, and printing. This introductory course will assist company administration to track employee information and display them on tables. The trainee will be able to:

  • Demonstrate basic concepts of spreadsheet functions to create formulas,
  • Design charts and graphs
  • Generate reports.
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Intermediate MS Excel 2013

This training will provide instruction to intermediate Excel users in the company. It will teach them how to move and copy cell contents; sorting mathematical, statistical, and financial functions; date and time arithmetic; report generation; and built-in graphics support. Intermediate Program will teach employees in the manufacturing community to generate customized production reports with tables and demonstrate how to extract specific data by selections made. The trainee will be able to:

  • Create and design macros
  • Utilize database features
  • Apply data analysis features
  • Utilize linked worksheets
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Advanced MS Excel 2013

This training will provide training in advanced Instruction in moving and copying cell contents; sorting mathematical, statistical, and financial functions; date and time arithmetic; report generation; and built-in graphics support. This course teaches advanced techniques in creating formulas for manufacturing databases. The trainee will be able to:

  • Create formulas animated charts with graphics
  • Customize spreadsheets for monthly, quarterly, and annual reports
  • Create pivot tables
  • Create forms i.e. Customer surveys, expense claims, purchase requisitions.
12
Introduction to MS Word 2013

This training provides introductory word processing terminology, editing functions, formatting, and special text options. This course provides employees with basic knowledge on how to create professional memos and business letters. The trainee will be able to:

  • Create, format, and edit basic business documents
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Intermediate MS Word 2013

This training provides intermediate word processing production techniques. Includes search and replace functions, headers and footers, mail merge, file functions, and printer setup. Intermediate Microsoft Word will help employees create flyers, graphic designs and incorporate into other Microsoft Office products. The trainee will be able to:

  • Perform document merges
  • Insert graphics
  • Edit graphics
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Introduction MS PowerPoint 2013

This training provides an introduction to computerized presentation graphics guides the participant through planning, design, and production of business graphics and charts. Presentation files are produced utilizing multimedia software. This course will teach the employee how to properly deliver a professional PowerPoint presentation with graphics timing through a workflow with other Microsoft Office software. The trainee will be able to:

  • Use presentation graphics concepts and terms;
  • Create and run a slide presentation;
  • Edit and spell-check text;
  • Integrate data between presentation and word processing software.
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Introduction to Outlook 2013

This training provides an introduction to e-mail and calendaring software as a desktop information management tool. The course also provides instruction on how to synchronize the desktop version with smart phones with calendars, events, and appointment. The trainee will be able to:

  • Create and manage messages;
  • Schedule appointments and tasks;
  • Create and manage contacts; and create and manage tasks and notes.
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Introduction to MS Access 2013

This training is an introduction to database concepts including: Program parameters, data dictionary, optional field characteristics, calculations, constant default values, data entry form design, database organization, and report generation. Microsoft Access help company develop a database on a network and have multiple users within the company share and update suppliers without overwriting each other’s work. The trainee will be able to:

  • Design a database
  • Query a database
  • Design data entry forms and reports
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Leadership and Soft Skills
Accountability

The Accountability Training focuses on principles of accountability which improve productivity and efficiencies. The course will teach company employees how to become accountable, what it means for the company and the employee, what steps to follow in becoming an accountable employee and developing an accountable work culture. The trainee will be able to:

  • Focus on personal accountability identify and the appropriate action to take.
  • Avoid blaming others, eliminate victim thinking, and stop procrastinating.
  • Understand how to take action and improve a problem.
  • Heighten their sensitivity towards ethical dilemmas.
  • Demonstrate proper work ethic and responsibilities.
  • Understand the importance of honesty, Commitment, Loyalty.
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Business Writing

A study of the basic elements of composition for business documents.

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Communication for Teams

Communication skills as applicable to individuals or groups in the workplace. Includes skills in listening, writing, and verbal/non-verbal communications. Identify communication styles; and demonstrate listening, writing, and verbal/non-verbal communication skills.

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Communication Improvement I

This course is designed for students whose primary language is other than English. Students will also cover presentation of Manufacturing-related basic reading, writing, speaking, and listening skills. The trainee will be able to:

  • Emphasis will be on basic conversational English
  • Commonly used words and phrases, greetings;
  • Able to write simple sentences, using simple tenses and basic grammar;
  • Emphasis is placed on high frequency vocabulary and phonics, refining oral and written proficiency.
  • Manufacturing terminology will also be covered in this course.
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Communication Improvement II

This course is designed for students who have a basic understanding of the English language. Students will also cover presentation of Manufacturing-related basic reading, writing, speaking, and listening skills. The trainee will be able to:

  • Student has achieved a basic proficiency English level
  • The student will be able to compose simple sentences and write on a simple level
  • Develop a stronger sense of sentence structure and develop a larger vocabulary;
  • Students will learn commonly used idiomatic expressions as used in American English;
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Communication Improvement III

This course is designed for students who have some knowledge of English grammar and composition. Students will also cover presentation of industry-related basic reading, writing, speaking, and listening skills. The trainee will be able to:

  • Show Improvement in reading vocabulary/comprehension skills, as well as speaking, writing, and listening skills for job success.
  • Focus on recognition and comprehension of idioms, analogies, antonyms, and synonyms, and
  • context clues. Interpretation of factual material and inferences associated with job-related communication
  • Emphasis in paragraph development, essay composition, work related vocabulary
  • Special attention will be paid to the writing process, including outlining, drafting, revising and proofreading.
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Communication Improvement IV

This course is designed for students who comprehend English. Students will also cover presentation of industry-related basic reading, writing, speaking, and listening skills. The trainee will be able to:

  • Select the correct meaning of industrial and specific job-related terms based on the context surrounding the words;
  • Label industry-related examples of the following: synonyms versus antonyms, connotation versus denotation, and fact versus opinion;
  • Summarize by paraphrasing paragraphs and longer passages; explain the relationships between
  • main ideas and supporting details in specific business-related passages.
  • Practice listening skills for enhanced job productivity;
  • This course places special emphasis on clarity of pronunciation.
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Communication Improvement V

Designed for students whose primary language is other than English. Focus on comprehending challenging industrial and job-related materials. Exploration of various reference sources and practice suggested proofreading techniques to assist with on-the-job document production. Use a dictionary and other resources to answer questions about spelling, syllabication, pronunciation, parts of speech, and definitions; identify ways to improve spelling and the use of words that are commonly confused or misused; select appropriate synonyms for words or ideas; apply proofreading procedures in comparing documents; use proofreaders' marks to identify changes in the text; and explain the relationships between main ideas and supporting details in business-related passages.

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Communication in Management

Basic theory and processes of communication skills necessary for the management of an organization's workforce. Explain the communication process; 'create solutions to major communication barriers; describe how communication contributes to effective management.

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Conflict Resolution

Topics include history of mediation, Alternative Dispute Resolution legislation in Texas, conflict resolution theory, mediation theory and practice, mediation process and techniques, self-awareness and ethics. When scheduled for 40 or more hours, can be used to meet the standards for basic mediation training in Texas as established by the Texas Mediation Trainer Roundtable. Describe the history of mediation and the key aspects of legislation affecting mediation; define types of conflict, responses to conflict, and the dispute resolution continuum; identify the mediation models and the benefits of the mediation process; identify the elements of the mediation process; apply mediation techniques; and evaluate the influence of personal characteristics and biases in the mediation process; explain the ethical considerations in mediation.

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Critical Thinking

Interpreting data for effective problem solving and recommending corrective action. Emphasizes structured approaches to critical thinking and problem solving in the workplace. Describe critical thinking and problem solving theories; identify analytical and systems-based problem-solving tools; and define methods to improve productivity and profitability.

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Customer Service

Introduction of techniques to create excellent customer service. Define customer service; identify the elements involved in the customer service process; and apply problem-solving techniques to resolve both internal and external customer challenges.

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Level I Basic Supervision

This course is designed for new or emerging supervisor and managers. The training aims at providing trainees with a solid leadership foundation. The course covers basic leadership concepts and theories about leadership. The instructor introduces work specific scenarios and real life dilemmas to assure the student understands and can apply skills. The trainee will be able to:

  • Understand the philosophy of leadership and leadership development.
  • Understand the different leadership styles.3
  • Understand employment laws, employee evaluations and goal setting.
  • Understand communication and the critical role I plays in leadership and in resolving conflict.
  • Understand how to delegate, manage and evaluate.
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Level II Leadership Skills for Supervisors

This course builds on skills developed from Level I Basic Supervision by having. The focus of the course is to provide the trainee with the skills and understanding needed to satisfy the various responsibilities associated with being an experienced manager i.e. performance, budgets, personnel management etc. The trainee will be able to:

  • Evaluate performance regarding teams, departments or organization.
  • Develop and evaluate budgets,
  • Implement project management strategies i.e. time line, delegation, report writing etc.
  • Coach, counsel and motivate employees.
  • Set long and short term strategic goals.
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Level III Business Management Leadership

This advanced course is for senior managers and directors with ten plus years of management experience. The course aims to refine and perfect techniques and strategies associated with management functions, principles, concepts, and practices in the operation of an organization. Students further evaluate their management styles, principles and techniques in an effort maximize output. The trainee will be able to:

  • Demonstrate effective leadership through leading by example.
  • Examine company departments, department cost, budgets and look for improvements.
  • Create a work environment breeds success and trust.
  • Explain the theories and processes of management; and
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the basic vocabulary of management
  • Understand customer Service.
  • Understand presentational skills.
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Managerial Accounting

Practical applications of accounting with emphasis on cost behavior, capital management decisions, budgeting, and financial statement analysis. Apply accounting concepts to analyze and interpret information for management decision-making.

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Principles of Accounting

A study of accounting concepts and their application in transaction analysis and financial statement preparation. Emphasis on the accounting cycle for service and merchandising enterprises. Apply generally accepted accounting principles, concepts, and procedures; and complete the accounting cycle for service and merchandising enterprises.

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Quickbooks (Computerized Accounting)

An introduction to the accounting cycle in a computerized environment. Identify procedures to complete a computerized accounting cycle; perform initial installation and start-up procedures; record and correct journal entries; perform adjusting and closing procedures; and display and print reports and financial statements.

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Teambuilding

The training will focus on basic principles of building and sustaining teams in organizations. The training includes team dynamics, process improvement, trust, collaboration and the role of the individual in the team. The trainee will be able to:

  • Describe the principles and processes of team building.
  • Develop Skills that employees need for accurate execution of Lean, 6T, 5S, TPM and other
  • performance improving programs in a manufacturing environment.
  • Identify how interpersonal skills, group dynamics, and leadership function within the team; and
  • Explore tools and techniques of the problem-solving process.
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Time Management

Critical path methods for planning and controlling projects. Includes time/cost tradeoffs, resource utilization, stochastic considerations, task determination, time management, scheduling management, status reports, budget management, customer service, professional attitude, and project supervision. Identify project tasks; sequence project activities; estimate the duration of project activities; identify interdependencies; and demonstrate means to coordinate change across a project.

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Work Ethics

Ethical and legal issues and principles in the mediation and conflict management field. Includes ethics, standards of conduct, confidentiality, impartiality, self-determination, and unauthorized practice of law. Explain and compare ethical theories; describe how ethical principles apply to the practice of mediation and conflict management; and apply theories of ethics and principles of ethical conduct to scenarios and ethical dilemmas.

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Safety
First Aid CPR

This training provides lifesaving skills of respiratory and cardiac emergencies involving adults, children, and infants. The training meets requirements as specified by the American Heart Association. CPR training involves the use of mannequin or CPR dummies where the student can apply breaths and compressions to the chest. The trainee will be able to:

  • Show proficiency in CPR basic life support according to current guidelines of the American Heart
  • Association.
  • Properly administer CPR techniques according to guidelines of the American Heart Association.
  • Participant certification. Nationally-recognized course completion certificates are presented to
  • participants who meet the course objectives.
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Fire Safety

Fire Safety This training covers National Fire Protection association (NFPA) standards applicable to portable fire extinguishers, classification of types of fires, and the appropriate extinguisher to use in each case. The trainee will be able to:

  • Describe the extinguishing effect needed for each class of fire, according to the Underwriters laboratory rating system; and
  • Discuss fire extinguisher characteristics and operations, and perform demonstrations of the use of fire extinguishers.
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Forklift Certification

This training covers information and training for forklift operators? Controls and instrumentation, comprehensive pre-use inspection, and forklift stability and factors affecting stability. Includes hands-on training and skill demonstration proficiency. The trainee will be able to:

  • Forklift design and function, balance, stability triangle, capacity, and visibility requirements;
  • Demonstrate knowledge for preventative maintenance; and
  • Demonstrate safe operation of forklift including operating requirements, use of controls, steering and
  • drive mechanism, proper lifting techniques, and safety measures.
  • Certification as a forklift operator is valid for three years.
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Safety and Accident Prevention

Recognize and evaluate hazards in the workplace and implement control measures including engineering, administrative, and personal protective equipment. Recognize common occupational hazards; describe the components of effective workplace design and accident prevention programs; and demonstrate correct selection and safe use of personal protective equipment.

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Haz Communication

The goal of this course is to enable employees to recognize and understand the required elements of the campus’ written hazard communication program, including how to identify and evaluate chemical hazards using Safety Data Sheets and chemical labels. The learner will: recognize the purpose, scope and elements of the hazard communication standard, identify how chemical hazards are determined, identify the purpose of a Safety Data Sheet, and its components, identify chemicals and their hazards, through campus labeling and warning practices, recognize the physical and health hazards inherent with hazardous chemicals, and recognize the information and training required by Cal/OSHA's Hazard Communication Standard.

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Haz Materials

The training places emphasis on regulations governing the management, identification, storage, and disposal of hazardous waste. The trainee will be able to:

  • Outline the regulations governing management of hazardous materials;
  • Cite hazardous materials storage regulations; and
  • Describe the regulations for hazardous waste disposal.
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Lock Out Tag Out

The training will recognize and evaluate hazards in the workplace and implement control measures including engineering, administrative, and personal protective equipment. The trainee will be able to:

  • Recognize common occupational hazards;
  • Describe the components of effective workplace design and accident prevention programs; and
  • Demonstrate correct selection and safe use of personal protective equipment.
  • Mention the types of tools or equipment this training will target.
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OSHA 10

The 10-hour General Industry Outreach Training Program is intended to provide an entry level worker’s general awareness on recognizing and preventing hazards in a general industry setting.

  • Entry Level General Industry Workers
  • Industries include but not limited to: Health Care, Manufacturing, Warehousing, Distribution, Retail
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OSHA30

The OSHA 30-hour General Industry Outreach Training course is a comprehensive safety program designed for anyone involved in general industry. Specifically devised for safety directors, foremen, and field supervisors; the program provides complete information on OSHA compliance issues.

  • Foremen
  • Job supervisors
  • Industries include but not limited to: Healthcare, Manufacturing, Warehouse, Distribution, Retail
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Maintenance
Basic Electricity Industrial

The training focuses on the theory of residential electric circuits. Topics include load calculations and safety in electrical work, installation of wiring, load protection, ground fault, and other devices commonly used in 110-volt household applications. The trainee will be able to:

  • Compute the circuit sizes needed for the installation of branch circuits, feeders, and service entrance
  • conductors; explain the proper installation of wiring devices according to electrical codes; and
  • Demonstrate grounding methods; and install ground fault circuits.
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Basic Hydraulics

The training focuses on the Fundamentals of hydraulics including types of hydraulic pumps, cylinders, valves, motors, and related systems. Introduction to hydraulic schematic symbols as related to components. The trainee will be able to:

  • Identify characteristics of liquids; define terms and nomenclature related to hydraulics;
  • Calculate variations of factors such as flow rate, pressure, load, speed and force;
  • Identify basic components of a hydraulic system and the schematic symbols; and
  • Identify characteristics of various system components as applied to mobile equipment hydraulics.
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Electrical Troubleshooting

Electrical Troubleshooting This training covers maintenance, operation, troubleshooting, and repair of circuits of various residential, commercial, and industrial electrical systems. The trainee will be able to:

  • Use multi-meters to perform tests on electrical equipment;
  • Discuss various types of circuits and electrical systems;
  • Demonstrate the proper way to test transformers and motors; identify a short circuit, open circuit, and a closed circuit; and
  • Troubleshoot electric motors and control circuits.
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Introduction to HVAC

The training will be a study of components, applications, and installation of mechanical air conditioning systems including operating conditions, troubleshooting, repair, and charging of air conditioning systems. The trainee will be able to:

  • Demonstrate systems applications; implement and demonstrate industry accepted refrigerant
  • charging procedures; and
  • Demonstrate air conditioning system installation procedures; and demonstrate component and part diagnostics and replacement.
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Specialized Tools & Fixtures

An advanced course in the designing and building of special tools, such as jigs, fixtures, punch press dies, and molds. Machining and assembling of a production tool using conventional machine shop equipment. Application of production tool theory, care, and maintenance. Demonstrate advanced machine setup and operation; explain production tool theory, care, and maintenance; define logical sequence of machining operations; explain self-managing resources (time, materials, and cost); demonstrate machining to required tolerances; interpret engineering drawing and specifications; perform close tolerance assembly; calculate part clearance/interference and press tonnage; and align and test related project

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Building Maintenance Skills

Basic electrical, plumbing, and carpentry skills required to identify and correct minor problems in building maintenance. Demonstrate electrical, plumbing, and carpentry skills required to identify and correct minor problems in building maintenance; identify and demonstrate use of measuring devices; explain safety procedures for building maintenance; identify proper use of hand and power tools used in building maintenance; summarize building maintenance functions; and list materials utilized in building maintenance.

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Mechanical Maintenance

This training covers general principles of mechanical and electrical systems as related to inspection, repair, and preventative maintenance of production equipment. The trainee will be able to:

  • Maintain gear boxes, oil and hydraulic valves, and pulls system.
  • Identify mechanical and electrical components for manufacturing machines i.e. Lathes, mills, press
  • Perform inspections, repairs, and preventative maintenance; and
  • Distinguish between critical and noncritical equipment conditions.
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Plumbing

The training will provide instruction in the maintenance of plumbing common in all structures including replacement of components, repair and replacement of toilets and related components, and inspection and cleaning of drains. The trainee will be able to:

  • Repair various types of valves and faucets; repair or replace water closets, lavatories, and various plumbing fixtures; and
  • Demonstrate the ability to operate an electrical drain cleaning machine.
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Production Processes
Basic Blueprint Reading

Basic Blueprint Reading provides students with instruction that enables them to understand the various types of blueprints, shop prints and schematics used in an industrial environment. Learning to read blueprints, trainees discover how to comprehend, and interpret the different types of standard symbols and abbreviations found on electrical construction drawings, schematics, and wiring diagrams. The trainee will be able to:

  • Interpret sketches and working drawings for a specific occupational area.
  • Define different types of scales used on drawings.
  • Identify the height, width, and length dimensions of a drawing.
  • Interpret the various symbols and notations used on drawings.
  • Draw multi dimensional sketches of simple objects that accurately show all the details of the objects.
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Basic Computer Aided Drafting

A supplemental course to Basic Computer Aided Drafting using alternative computer-aided drafting (CAD) software to create detail and working drawings. Students learn how to use computer technology to create blueprints and other key graphic documents in the engineering design process. They practice 2- and 3- dimensional rendering, animation, and solids modeling that define a given product before it is ready to be manufactured. The trainee will be able to:

  • Create; display, and plot working drawings using an alternative CAD software; and use file management techniques.
  • Design and modify geometry; storing and retrieving predefined shapes;
  • Place, rotate and scale objects, adding text and dimensions, using layers, coordinate systems, and plot/print to scale.7
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Basic Machining

Basic Machine Shop is an introductory course that assists the student in understanding the machinist occupation in the manufacturing industry. The student begins by using basic machine tools such as the lathe, milling machine, drill press, power saw, and bench grinder. Machine terminology, theory, math, part layout, and bench work using common measuring tools is included. Emphasis is placed on shop safety, housekeeping, and preventative maintenance. The trainee will be able to:

  • Demonstrate proper use of the lathe, milling machine, drill press, power saw, and bench grinder
  • applying good housekeeping, proper safety, and preventative maintenance;
  • Perform bench work including part layout, drilling, reaming, taping, press fitting, location of hole centers and surfaces;
  • Set up power saws for cutoff operation; and
  • Practice tooling maintenance, hazardous material handling, and preventative maintenance.
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Computer Aided Design/Computer Aided Manufacturing

Computer-assisted applications in integrating engineering graphics and manufacturing. Emphasis on the conversion of a working drawings using computer aided design/computer aided manufacturing (CAD/CAM) software and related input and output devices translating into machine codes. Describe the history and application of CAD/CAM systems; describe the CAD/CAM components; apply CAD/CAM software and related input and output devices; and interface CAD/CAM to machines.

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Computer Numerical Controls

A study of numerical controlled machine operations in a CAM/CIM environment. Emphasis on standard and computer numerical controlled (CNC) procedures for planning, preparing, and operating a computer-assisted machine. Summarize the history of numerical control; determine the proper tooling, programming, and set up of specific numerical control operations; employ programming for the appropriate machine operations; and integrate the computer controlled system with other procedures.

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Computer Numerical Controls Programming

This training is a study of numerical controlled machine operations. The course emphasizes industry standards and Computer Numerical Controlled (CNC) procedures for planning, preparing, and operating a computer-assisted program. The trainee will be able to:

  • Understand commonly performed procedures, machine shop safety Machine setup, Fixture setup, tooling, tool life, coolant.
  • Write a machine tool program and quadrants.
  • NC Programming, DNC, up loading/ downloading.
  • Machine or cut.
  • Determining cause for machine chatter, trouble shooting, cutter chatter.
  • Understand the differences between conventional and CNC machines.
  • Operate a CNC machine in an operating manufacturing environment.
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Drafting for Specific Occupations

Drafting for Manufacturing Occupations (Manufacturing) This training covers discussion of theory and practice with drafting methods and the terminology required to prepare working drawings in manufacturing. This course also provides design solutions and complex patterns that enhance the manufacturing design process. The trainee will be able to:

  • Define the elements of drafting that pertain to an individual discipline; and
  • Produce working drawings and sketches relevant to an individual technical discipline.
  • Create layouts, line thickness, text size, symbols, view projections
  • Descriptive geometry, dimensioning and notation covered for technical plans
  • Different types of drafting methods covered such as sketching or manual by instrument
  • Gain an understanding of geometry, trigonometry, and spatial comprehension.
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Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing

Geometric dimensioning and tolerancing, according to standards, application of various geometric dimensions and tolerances to production drawings. Apply tolerance, feature control frame, feature of size, datums, form, orientation, location, runout, and profile controls between various parts.

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Industrial Mathematics

This training is designed to prepare the student with technical, applied mathematics necessary in future machine shop-related courses. The trainee will be able to:

  • Define the use of formulas and identify conversion methods of numbering systems; and
  • Convert fractions to decimals and back.
  • Problem formulation is an interactive and continuing process;
  • Be able to correctly apply Arithmetic of Whole Numbers, fractions, measurements
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Introduction to Computer Aided Manufacturing

A study of Computer-Aided Manufacturing (CAM) software which is used to develop applications for manufacturing. Emphasis on tool geometry, tool selection, and the tool library. Use Computer-Aided Manufacturing software to create part programs; transfer programs to the machine control unit; and machine parts.

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Introduction to the Manufacturing Planning and Control

At the end of this course, participants will be able to understand the role of the Manufacturing planning and control and its components within the company, and existing strategies in developing a production plan.

  • Understand the overall concept of Manufacturing Planning and Control,
  • Know the components of MPC: a. Business plan, b. Operations plan, c. Master Production Plan d. Material Requirements Planning e. Purchasing and production control activities.
  • Know and understand the characteristics of manufacturing’ strategies.
  • Know and understand the concept of ERP.
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Inventory Management

At the end of this course, students will understand that inventory management is responsible for planning and controlling inventory; from raw material stage to costumer. Since inventory results from production or supports it, the two cannot be managed separately and, therefore, must be coordinated.

  • Know the purpose of inventory management
  • Know and understand the elements and inventory costs.
  • Know, understand and apply different inventory models.
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Manufacturing Processes and Production

At the end of this course, participants will understand the function of a system master planning, from the business plan in the long term to the generation of master production plan, through demand management to validate production schedules.

  • Know, understand and apply the techniques to: a. Develop a Production plan. b. Demand management and Forecasting. c. Develop a Master Production Schedule.
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Manufacturing Production Control

At end of this course, participants will understand the function of identifying the needs of components and subassemblies through the use of MRP and set the availability of resources in the management of installed capacity.

  • Know, understand and apply the techniques to manage the MRP, Material Requirements Planning
  • Know, understand and apply techniques for managing the installed capacity.
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Manufacturing Production Planning

At the end of this course, participants will understand the function of a system master planning, from the business plan in the long term to the generation of master production plan, through demand management to validate production schedules.

  • Know, understand and apply the techniques to: a. Develop a Production plan. b. Demand management and Forecasting. c. Develop a Master Production Schedule.
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Manufacturing Shop Floor Control

At the end of this course, students will understand the role of push and pull in the execution of operations in the production floor systems as well as the relationship between the production schedule generated by the MRP and order execution operations in addition to interpret and explain the plans for approval, release, priorities and sequence of jobs in the manufacturing process.

  • Identify the production flow and priorities on production orders.
  • Identify bottlenecks.
  • Understand the differences between push and pull systems.
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Precision Tools & Measurement

The training is an introduction to the modern science of dimensional metrology in a manufacturing environment. Emphasis on the identification, selection, and application of various types of precision instruments associated with the machining trade. Practice of basic layout and piece part measurements while using standard measuring tools. The trainee will be able to describe:

  • Common methods of measurement conversion
  • Determine the degree of precision measurement required
  • Identify various types of measuring instruments and their applications
  • List maintenance procedures on various types of measuring instruments
  • Interpret and confirm blueprint requirements
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Statistical Process Control for Machinist

An introduction to statistical process control used by machinist and machine operators. Analyze the data collected from work pieces. Identify the basic tools required for data collection; list the most common charts used to measure variations; demonstrate the use of measuring tools used for data collection; analyze the variances of data gathered; distinguish different charts for various applications and calculate random sampling by using the proper formulas.

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The 5S System

This training teaches shop floor workers the basics of 5-S’s, which is the foundation for creating a Lean Environment. The program is especially useful for operators in the manufacturing environment, pilot teams and managers of Lean Manufacturing. The trainee will be able to:

  • Perform the cleaning and straightening activities that are the foundation for all workplace improvements.
  • Implement the 5-S’s program defined as Sorting and Systematic Organization: Shine, Standardize and sustain work environment.
  • Continue the procedures of 5-S through training and follow up of fellow employees.
  • Sustain the system to optimize maximum productive levels in a manufacturing environment.
  • Eliminate hazards, boxes, slippery floors, back injuries and other hazards which can cost a company millions of dollars in a year’s time.
  • Establish daily safety meetings with all workers and touch on different safety topics on a daily basis.
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Welding
Intermediate Pipe Welding

A comprehensive course on the welding of pipe using the shielded metal arc welding (SMAW) process. Welds will be done using various positions. Topics covered include electrode selection, equipment setup, and safe shop practices.

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Intermediate SMAW Welding

A study of the production of various fillets and groove welds. Preparation of specimens for testing in various positions. Identify principles of arc welding; describe arc welding operations of fillet and groove joints; explain heat treatments of low alloy steels; and explain weld size and profiles; prepare test plates; perform fillet welds in the overhead position; perform air carbon arc weld removal; perform bevel groove welds with backing plates in various positions; and demonstrate use of tools and equipment.

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Intermediate TIG Welding

Principles of gas tungsten arc welding (GTAW), including setup, GTAW equipment. Instruction in various positions and joint designs. Describe various joint designs; describe safety rules and equipment; and describe the effects of welding parameters in GTAW; weld various structural materials.

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Introduction to Flux Core Welding

An overview of terminology, safety procedures, and equipment set-up. Practice in performing T-joints, lap joints, and butt joints using Flux Cored Arc Welding(FCAW) equipment. Demonstrate equipment safety checks; identify Flux Cored Arc Welding (FCAW) equipment parts; demonstrate the procedures for running a continuous bead in the flat position; demonstrate the procedures for welding a butt joint, a T-joint, a lap joint, and an outside corner joint in the flat, horizontal, and overhead positions; and demonstrate the procedures for making an open butt v-groove weld.

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Introduction to GMAW Welding

Fundamentals of Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW). Includes setup and safe use of GMAW equipment as well as instruction in various basic weld joints. Describe welding positions of basic weld joints; describe safety rules, equipment use, and basic visual inspection; and demonstrate proper welding of basic joints in the flat position.

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Introduction to Pipe Welding

The training is an introduction to welding pipe using the shielded metal arc welding process (SMAW), including electrode selection, equipment set up, and safe shop practices. Emphasis on weld positions 1G and 2G using various electrodes. The trainee will learn to describe equipment and required pipe preparations and perform 1G and 2G welds using various electrodes. Trainees will be able to:

  • Learn the nomenclature of heat treatments and welding equipment
  • Use of basic heat treatment equipment and welding tools
  • Practice safe work procedures
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Introduction to TIG Welding

Fundamentals of Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW). Includes setup and safe use of GTAW equipment as well as instruction in flat positions on joint designs. Describe various joint designs; describe safety rules and equipment; perform basic visual inspection of equipment; and demonstrate proper welding techniques of ferrous or non-ferrous metal in the flat position.

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Introduction to SMAW Welding

The training is an introduction to the shielded metal arc welding process. Emphasis placed on power sources, electrode selection, oxy-fuel cutting, and various joint designs. Instruction provided in SMAW fillet welds in various positions. The trainee will learn how to select electrodes and amperage settings for various thicknesses of materials and welding positions. Trainees will able to:

  • Define principles of arc welding
  • Explain electrode classifications
  • Perform SMAW operations in various positions using selected electrodes and different joint designs
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Automation and Robotics
Circuits & Contacts

Safety protocols; basic principles of control technology; selection of switching elements, contractors, and protective devices; hands-on construction and troubleshooting of control circuits.

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Electro Pneumatics (basic & advanced)

Basic and advanced theory on electronically controlled pneumatic devices; study and application of relay controlled, solenoid operated directional control valves with sensor inputs; simulation of electro-pneumatic logic circuits using Festo software; hands-on construction and troubleshooting of electro-pneumatic logic circuits.

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Fundamentals of AC

Fundamental theory on alternating current (AC) principles: Electric field, induction, capacitance, series and parallel circuits, reactance, impedance, transformers, etc.; simulation of AC logic circuits using Festo software; hands-on construction and troubleshooting of AC logic circuits.

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Fundamentals of DC

Fundamental theory on direct current (DC) principles: voltage, current, resistance, Ohm’s law, series and parallel connections, etc.; use of measuring devices; simulation of DC logic circuits using Festo software; hands-on construction and troubleshooting of DC logic circuits.

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Fundamentals of Electronic Circuits

Fundamental theory on electronic devices: Semiconductors, diodes, transistors, power amplification; simulation of electronic circuits using Festo software; hands-on construction and troubleshooting of electronic circuits.

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Fundamentals of FANUC Robotics Programming

Safety protocols; applications; motion types; reference frames; backup and handling of program files; troubleshoot program; hands-on programming using teach pendant; basic maintenance.

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Fundamentals of Mitsubishi Robotics Programming

Safety protocols; robotic applications; motion types; teaching positions; integration of I/O signals; programming using Melfa-basic and simulation using Festo software; management of program files; program execution using real Mitsubishi hardware.

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Industrial Sensors

Fundamental theory on sensors for object detection: magnetic, inductive, optical, and capacitive proximity sensors; sensor selection and configuration; hands-on construction of sensors circuits.

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Introduction to Allen Bradley RSLogix-500 Programming

Safety protocols; PLC configuration; creation and simulation of ladder logic programs using Allen-Bradley industrial software; hands-on construction of sensor/electro-pneumatic circuits; download and upload programs; troubleshooting of circuits & program code.

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Introduction to Programmable Logic Controllers

The training is an introduction to programmable logic controllers as used in industrial environments including basic concepts, programming, applications, troubleshooting of ladder logic, and interfacing of equipment. The trainee will be able to:

  • Explain terminology;
  • Select hardware components;
  • Predict PLC operation based on ladder logic diagrams; and
  • Program a PLC to perform various control functions.
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Introduction to Siemens Step 7 Programming

This training will course will cover the basic hardware and software applications for industrial Programmable Logic Controls (PLC); Includes power supplies, Input/Output (IO) modules, programming devices, processors, basic logic elements, timers, and counters. The trainee will be able to:

  • Understand components contained within a typical PLC system; Central Processing Unit
  • Programming Terminals & Peripherals, Relay Logic and Timers.
  • Describe how different components work together to produce a functioning PLC system; Sequencers,
  • Data Transfers, Process Controls, number systems and codes.
  • Describe characteristics devices; such as Digital Logic, Advance Programming Language and I/O Systems.
  • Discuss operations and applications of basic programming elements; and program ladder logic using
  • basic elements to produce a time control for output device operation. Functions of working PLC’s in a
  • manufacturing environment.
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Pneumatic (basic & advanced)

A study of principles of pneumatics, including formulas, functions, and circuits, with hands-on experience in these industrial automated systems. The trainee will be able to:

  • Demonstrate a working knowledge of directional control valves, cylinders, symbols, and formulae
  • related to pneumatics and be able to read schematics to troubleshoot and fabricate circuits;
  • Describe the effects of temperature and environment on pneumatics; demonstrate a working
  • knowledge of the installation and operation of compressors, intensifiers, gauges, flow controls, aftercoolers, and driers; and
  • Describe the manner in which a force is transmitted through a confined fluid and determine the
  • intensity of that force; and explain the basic operation of transmitting energy through a pneumatic
  • power system with respect to various gas laws.
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Servo Motor Drive Technology

Safety protocols; principles of servo motor drive technology; components of a drive system; configuration of servo motor drives: RPM regulation, torque regulation, homing, positions, ramps; hands-on configuration of servo motor drives using Festo software.

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Siemens S7 Programming Level 2

Develop sequential control systems; program MPS station(s); simulation using Festo’s CIROS Mechatronics software, Graph programming using Siemens Step 7-TIA V11 software.

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Stepper Motor Drive Technology

Safety protocols; principles of stepper motor drive technology; components of a drive system; configuration of stepper motor drives: RPM regulation, homing, positions, ramps; hands-on configuration of stepper motor drives using Festo software.

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Quality
8-Ds - Discipline Problems Solving Process

This training covers the methods of defining, analyzing, and solving significant problems identified by the customer, ATS production, receiving inspection, and the supplier. The trainee will be able to utilize the following processes:

  • Describe how to use 8D techniques and documentation to internally and externally coordinate investigation of non-conformance and subsequent corrective actions; and
  • Use 8D disciplines to assist in solving problem:1. Use Team Approach 2. Describe the Problem 3. Implement and Verify Short Term Corrective Action 4. Define and Verify Root Causes 5. Verify Corrective Actions 6. Implement Permanent Corrective Actions 7. Prevent Recurrence 8. Congratulate Your Team
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Continuous Improvement

Study of the background and application of quality concepts. Topics include team skills, quality tools, statistics, economics and continuous improvement. Use statistical process control to collect, organize, and analyze data; describe the principles of quality control; and use quality tools.

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COPQ: Cost of Poor Quality

The training course focuses on the impact and cost of poor quality in the internal failure costs, external failure costs, appraisal costs, prevention costs and lost opportunity costs. The trainee will:

  • Learn to have a different perspective of the operation knowing that an improvement can drastically impact the overall quality of the company.
  • Focus on the design, scrap, purchasing, uncontrolled material losses, repair, inspection costs and others.
  • Understand how poor quality affects future job opportunities if the company fails to get new contracts due to defective and recalled products.
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Internal Auditor

This training teaches the student how to audit effectively while trouble shooting the organization for ISO Standard compliance. The student will understand audit practices, including planning, execution, reporting and follow-up. The trainee will be able to:

  • Understand General Auditing Techniques, company specific auditing procedures and forms, Internal
  • Quality Audit Exercise.
  • Introduction to quality Audits.
  • Audit Planning & Preparation.
  • Implement Management of Audit Programs.
  • Audit investigation & Simulation.
  • Identify and establish audit findings.
  • Audit writing effective non-conformity statements.
  • Audit reporting.
  • Closing the corrective and preventive action loop.
  • Second & third Party Audits.
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ISO/QS Overview

This training covers the quality assurance/quality control procedures used in development in the ISO/QS. The trainee will be able to:

  • Discuss components in quality system management; and
  • Understand the foundation upon which ISO/QS was developed.
  • Develop a process map for managing ISO.
  • Identify the processes which are needed to document and how to effectively change your
  • organization.
  • Make organization more efficient and productive.
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Quality Assurance

This training covers the quality assurance/quality control procedures used in development in the ISO/QS. The trainee will be able to:

  • Discuss components in quality system management; and
  • Understand the foundation upon which ISO/QS was developed.
  • Develop a process map for managing ISO.
  • Identify the processes which are needed to document and how to effectively change your
  • organization.
  • Make organization more efficient and productive.
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Quality Practices and Measurement

Statistical approach to improve processes, products, and services. Emphasis on quality control (defect prevention instead of defect detection). Identify basic tools of Statistical Process Control (SPC) as used in industry.

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