Posts from August 2011

Lack of Electrical Training Will Shock You…Literally

August 30, 2011

As we have mentioned time and time again, occupational safety training is essential to any industrial job. Young and new employees are more likely to be injured on the job than experienced workers. However, hundreds of thousands of industrial workers, new and experienced, are injured every year while working. Training and re-training your employees can not only benefit your business but also their well-being. Anytime an employee handles an electrical circuit, there...

Air Compressor and Pneumatic Tool Safety

August 25, 2011

Air compressors are used in a wide variety of fields, from manufacturing and industrial plants to commercial businesses and households. Among their many functions, air compressors are used to power pneumatic tools. These air tools utilize tough flexible hosing to connect to an air compressor that channels 60-120 pounds of air per square inch. The compressed air moves pistons back and forth that in turn power the pneumatic tools. While air compressors...

Basic Hydraulic Training Skills

August 23, 2011

Hydraulic systems are a vital aspect to an array of industries today, among them, manufacturing, construction, and agriculture. Hydraulic systems are used to conduct power through the use of pressurized fluids. Dealing with hydraulic machinery can be extremely dangerous and the fluids can be incredibly toxic. With the proper hydraulic training employees are less likely to injure themselves and others on the job. ITC offers basic and in depth industrial training courseware...

The Benefits of Industrial Skills Training

August 18, 2011

There are countless benefits to industrial skills training that range from safety to profitability. ITC’s skills training courseware is dedicated to improving your employee’s knowledge of basic and complex industrial skills. Here are just a few ways ITC’s industrial skills training programs will benefit your organization. SAFETY First and foremost, safety is the most important aspect of industrial skills training. With properly trained employees in the field you can rest assure the...

5 Tips to Succeed in Online Courseware

August 16, 2011

By choosing ITC’s engaging online courseware to train new and existing employees, you are offering your staff the opportunity to expand their industrial skills knowledge. At ITC, we believe it is important to make sure our adult learners succeed every step of the way. To ensure your trainees have the potential to perform well, we’ve provided you with some helpful tips to share in order to aid them in achieving the best...

Features of Full Motion Video Courseware

August 11, 2011

ITC Learning’s custom designed training courseware offers several advantages over the traditional classroom approach to learning, one of them being full motion video courseware. Full motion video courseware is one of the best ways to educate your employees because it’s easy to operate, understand, and retain. Browse our catalog for a variety of full motion video courseware topics, such as air conditioning and refrigeration, equipment operation, hydraulic systems, maintenance management, mechanical drive...

E-Learning versus Traditional Classroom Training

August 10, 2011

When it comes time to retrain your employees, you may be weighing the benefits of e-learning versus traditional classroom learning. After taking into account the amount of time and money e-learning can save your business, as well as the accessibility and convenience of e-learning courseware, it’s easy to determine that comprehensible SCORM compliant e-Learning software is the best and most cost-efficient way to train your employees. E-Learning software is easy to update...

Crane Safety

August 5, 2011

Cranes serve as an integral part of an industrial fleet of machinery. However, if not inspected and used properly by a trained and experienced professional, cranes can post huge risks to the operators and the workers around them. Follow these helpful safety tips before operating a crane and be sure to properly train and retrain your employees with comprehensible and easy to use SCORM compliant e-Learning courseware from ITC Learning. • During...

Electrical Safety Training

August 2, 2011

Electricity powers our modern world. However, electrocution is one of the leading causes of industrial fatalities. It can also cause painful shocks, damage equipment, and ignite flammable materials, which can result in injured employees and unnecessary costs for a company. In order to prevent injury, fatalities, and preventable costs for your company, ensure that all of your employees have received up-to-date electrical safety training. Always remember to de-energize hazards and follow the...

Tailored Courseware from ITC Learning

August 1, 2011

Here at ITC Learning, we are the experts at developing industrial training. We cover all the bases, from maintenance training, manufacturing training, plant training, and mechanical training. We handle all of our clients on a case-by-case basis, evaluating your company, the equipment that you use, and the products your manufacture. From there, we will help create training materials that will help your employees work to their best abilities, provide your company with...