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I.             Math

A.     Math Fundamentals

B.      Math: Fractions and Decimals

C.      Units of Measurement

D.     Basics of Tolerance

E.      Blueprint Reading

F.      Geometry: Lines and Angles

G.     Geometry: Triangles

H.     Geometry: Circles and Polygons

I.       Trigonometry: The Pythagorean Theorem

J.       Trigonometry: Sine, Cosine, Tangent

K.      Statistics

II.            Inspection

A.     Basic Measurement

B.      Introduction to GD&T

C.      Major Rules of GD&T

D.     Inspecting a Prismatic Part

E.      Inspecting a Cylindrical Part

III.           Safety

A.     Intro to OSHA

B.      Personal Protective Equipment

C.      Noise Reduction and Hearing Conservation

D.     Respiratory Safety

E.      Machine Guarding

F.      Lockout/Tagout Procedures

G.     SDS and Hazard Communication

H.     Bloodborne Pathogens

I.       Walking and Working Surfaces

J.       Fire Safety and Prevention

K.      Flammable/Combustible Liquids

L.      Ergonomics

M.    Safety for Lifting Devices

N.     Powered Industrial Truck Safety

O.     Confined Spaces

P.      Environmental Safety Hazards

IV.          Quality and Manufacturing Management

A.     Lean Manufacturing Overview

B.      Essentials of Leadership

C.      Essentials of Communication

D.     ISO 9001: 2015 Review

E.      Continuous Process Improvement: Managing Flow

F.      Manufacturing Process Applications: Part I

G.     Continuous Process Improvement: Identifying and Eliminating Waste

H.     Manufacturing Process Applications: Part II

I.       Managing Performance: Best Practices

J.       Approaches to Maintenance

K.      Managing Performance: Corrective Actions

L.      Total Productive Maintenance

M.    Conflict Resolution Principles

N.     5S Overview

O.     Conflict Resolution for Different Groups

P.      Intro to Six Sigma

Q.     Quality and Customer Service

R.      Manufacturing Management

S.      Troubleshooting

T.      Personal Effectiveness

U.     Conducting Kaizen Events

V.     Managing the Diverse Workplace

W.    SPC Overview

X.      Harassment and Discrimination

Y.      TS 16949:2009 Overview

Z.      Interpreting Blueprints

AA.  Performance Management and the Law

BB.   Metrics for Lean

CC.   Process Flow Charting

DD.  Strategies for Setup Reduction

EE.    Management Tools: Problem Solving

FF.    Six Sigma Goals and Tools

V.            Metal Cutting

A.     Safety for Metal Cutting

B.      Metal Cutting Fluid Safety

VI.          Electrical Systems

A.     Electrical Units

B.      Safety for Electrical Work

C.      Introduction to Circuits

D.     Relays, Contactors, and Motor Starters

E.      Introduction to Magnetism

F.      DC Circuit Components

G.     Distribution Systems

H.     NEC Overview

I.       AC Fundamentals

J.       Electrical Instruments

K.      Electrical Print Reading

L.      DC Power Sources

M.    AC Power Sources

N.     Conductor Selection

O.     Series Circuit Calculations

P.      Introduction to Electric Motors

Q.     Parallel Circuit Calculations

R.      Symbols and Diagrams for Motors

S.      Logic and Line Diagrams

T.      Battery Selection

U.     Limit Switches and Proximity Sensors

VII.         PLCs

A.     Basics of Siemens PLCs

B.      Siemens PLC Hardware

C.      Siemens PLC Inputs and Outputs

D.     Siemens Human Machine Interfaces

E.      Siemens SIMATIC Modular PLCs

F.      Siemens SIMATIC S7-1200 PLCs

G.     Siemens SIMATIC S7-1500 PLCs

H.     Siemens Safety Integrated for Factory Automation

I.       Intro to PLCs

J.       Hardware for PLCs

K.      PLC Inputs and Outputs

L.      Hand-Held Programmers of PLCs

M.    Overview of PLC Registers

VIII.        Mechanical Systems

A.     Introduction to Mechanical Systems

B.      Safety for Mechanical Work

C.      Forces of Machines

D.     Lubricant Fundamentals

E.      Mechanical Power Variables

F.      Bearing Applications

G.     Spring Applications

H.     Belt Drive Applications

I.       Gear Geometry

J.       Gear Applications

K.      Clutch and Brake Applications

IX.           Robotics

A.     Robot Safety

B.      Intro to Robotics

C.      Robot Components

D.     End Effectors

E.      Robot Axes

F.      Robot Sensors

G.     Robot Troubleshooting

H.     Robot Maintenance

I.       Concepts of Robot Programming

J.       Robotic Drives, Hardware, and Components

K.      Robot Installations

L.      Vision Systems

X.            Fluid Systems

A.     Intro to Fluid Systems

B.      The Forces of Fluid Power

C.      Power Transmission Components

D.     Safety for Hydraulics and Pneumatics

E.      Introduction to Hydraulic Components

F.      Introduction to Pneumatic Components

G.     Introduction to Fluid Conductors

H.     Fittings for Fluid Systems

I.       Preventative Maintenance for Fluid Systems

J.       Hydraulic Power Variables

K.      Hydraulic Power Sources

L.      Pneumatic Power Variables

M.    Pneumatic Power Sources

N.     Fluid System Print Reading

O.     Hydraulic Control Valves

P.      Pneumatic Control Valves

Q.     Actuator Applications

R.      Basic Hydraulic Circuit Design

S.      Basic Pneumatic Circuit Design

T.      Hydraulic Fluid Selection

U.     Contamination and Filter Selection

V.     Hydraulic Principles and System Design

XI.           Rigging

A.     Intro to Machine Rigging

B.      Rigging Equipment

C.      Lifting and Moving Equipment

D.     Rigging Inspection and Safety

E.      Rigging Mechanics

XII.         Welding and Assembly

A.     Intro to Assembly

B.      Welding Safety Essentials

C.      PPE for Welding

D.     Welding Fumes and Gases Safety

E.      Electrical Safety for Welding

F.      Introduction to Welding

G.     Introduction to Welding Processes

H.     Math Fundamentals for Welding

I.       Geometry Fundamentals for Welding

J.       Material Tests for Welding

K.      Welding Ferrous Metals

L.      Welding Nonferrous Metals

M.    Overview of Weld Types

N.     Overview of Weld Defects

O.     Welding Symbols and Codes

P.      Electrical Power for Arc Welding

Q.     Introduction to SMAW

R.      Introduction to GMAW

S.      Introduction to FCAW

T.      Introduction to GTAW

U.     Fabrication Process

V.     Overview of Soldering

W.    Introduction to Automation

X.      SMAW Applications

Y.      GMAW Applications

Z.      Advanced GMAW Applications

AA.  FCAW Applications

BB.   GTAW Applications





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Executive and Professional Education
3351 Fairfax Dr., MS 2G2
Arlington, VA 22201 US

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