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Updating your Manufacturing Training Program

February 12, 2010

The fundamentals of manufacturing rarely change, however, the equipment and software used does. Keeping up with the latest news and development in the manufacturing industry is important. But, you should know the right updates to apply to your manufacturing training program or work with an experienced organization that does. By updating your training program with the latest information and procedures, you will ensure that your employees are skilled at using the appropriate...

Why a Manufacturing Company should utilize Online Training

February 10, 2010

With today’s technological advances, training doesn’t have to always take place in a traditional classroom setting. By working with ITC Learning, your manufacturing company will have the ability to utilize our comprehensive online training programs. Our e-Learning classes allow you to have greater flexibility and control over the delivery of the program. Rather than having to miss work while training takes place, your employee can train around their jobs. Plus, you have...

Equipment Operations Training

February 8, 2010

Any individual or business involved in the manufacturing industry needs common equipment training. Training is needed in order for your employees to become confident about operating the different equipment and deal with the challenges of their job. Common equipment vary from the extremely large machinery–the centrifugal pumps, steam turbines, and demineralizers— to the smaller equipment– electrical equipment, and strainers. For operators to become skilled and knowledgeable about using these types of equipment,...

Training Industrial Electricians

February 1, 2010

If you’re looking for training that teaches your industrial employees theory, operation procedures and troubleshooting skills, we can help.  We have a full curriculum of courses for industrial companies to choose from. Our electrical courses have been designed to give your employees an in-depth understanding of the different electrical concepts, their fundamentals, how electrical motors and drives work, how to read blueprints, and much more.  Whether you’re a company that contracts out...

Developing Skilled Maintenance Professionals

January 29, 2010

In today’s manufacturing environment, more and more companies are having a difficult time finding skilled maintenance employees. Competing for skilled industrial workers with other companies can become a time consuming task, and this is time that can be spent on more important projects. So why not recruit and train your own skilled team? Consider hiring recent graduates for entry-level positions and some non-entry level positions. The best entry-level maintenance candidates to hire...

Creating Training Materials

January 21, 2010

Training materials are an important part of any industrial training, maintenance training, manufacturing training, mechanical training, or plant training course. By providing your employees with training materials, you are giving them the information they need to become better workers as well as show them what is expected of them. We are experts at creating industrial training, maintenance training, manufacturing training, mechanical training, and plant training materials for your company. When you work...

Training and Retraining your Manufacturing Employees

January 19, 2010

Keeping that competitive edge means training and retraining your manufacturing employees. This should not be looked at as a chore because it is essential to growing your business. For instance, you’ll need to retrain your employees when new methods or equipment are introduced or when jobs for which employees have been trained are phased out. ITC Learning is here to help your manufacturing employees become familiar with the new skills they will...

Custom-designed training classes

January 13, 2010

If you’ve uncovered specific training needs that generic training programs are unable to meet, we can custom-design an online training program for your employees. Regardless of whether you’re an industrial company, maintenance company, manufacturing company, mechanical company, or plant, we can create a program for you. We will collaborate with you to identify the subjects that we’ll need to create an online training program for. We will tailor the content and the...

Mechanical Maintenance Training

January 12, 2010

In today’s competitive marketplace, a company with reliable equipment and well-trained mechanical maintenance employees will have a competitive edge. By training your employees to understand the different predictive maintenance measures, they will have the tools needed to prolong your equipment and prevent major problems. ITC Learning’s predictive maintenance program is designed for both maintenance personnel and equipment operators. Our predictive maintenance program involves key topics such as vibration analysis, lubricant and trend...

Annual Skills Testing

January 4, 2010

The end of the year is the perfect time to evaluate your employees industrial, maintenance, manufacturing, mechanical, and plant skills. By evaluating your employees skills you’ll know be able to assess an individual’s mastery of a particular subject or procedure. In an industrial, maintenance, mechanical, plant or manufacturing workplace, it’s important to know what your employees are capable of doing. Do they have skills you don’t know about or are they unfamiliar...

Repairing and maintaining your industrial or manufacturing plant equipment

January 4, 2010

Keeping your industrial or manufacturing plant running smoothly is critical to your company’s the bottom line. By training your employees to operate as well as maintain and repair your simple and complex equipment, you will reduce the amount of money you spend on new machinery. Our industrial plant and manufacturing plant training program will familiarize your employees with the different equipment and how to proficiently operate the machinery, respond to, and fix...

Finding the right industrial or manufacturing training class

December 21, 2009

It can be hard to find the right industrial or manufacturing training curriculum to suit your company’s unique needs and all successful companies have knowledgeable employees working for them.  ITC Learning has the right courses to enhance your on-the-job training programs. Your staff is one of your company’s biggest assets. You need to make sure that they are properly trained in the specific industrial or manufacturing skill set within their job functions....

Developing your industrial managers training skills

December 16, 2009

Training skilled employees starts with training the manager or supervisor. Before you select a manager to train your industrial and manufacturing employees, you should identify if they have the ability to teach others, strong facilitation skills, and patience. But the most important characteristic is that the selected trainer should be knowledgeable about the subject they will be teaching. This is important because they’re the ones in charge of administering the training program....

Providing proper safety training skills

December 16, 2009

Safety is a paramount concern for all industrial, mechanical, and manufacturing personnel. Poorly trained employees are more likely to have accidents unlike those that have proper safety training. We know that keeping your employees safe will reduce absenteeism, injuries, worker’s compensation claims, and lawsuits. These issues can negatively impact your company’s bottom line. To prevent this, managers and employees should know what precautionary measures to take as well as what to do...