Industrial Technology

Industrial and manufacturing settings are rapidly changing as a result of technological innovation.

A technically skilled workforce is in high demand. CBIZ can provide you with the in-depth instruction, customized curriculum and hands-on experience to help develop and expand employee skills.

Becoming a Certified Professional Lean Practitionerdemonstrates your commitment to lean principles, tools, and tactical implementation to drive improvement. CBIZ’s extensive coursework gives participants the skills and confidence to raise questions, identify problems, and develop leadership in the transformation process. Take one course, or begin your journey to certification.

We live in a fast-paced global economy. Lean certification starts with the fundamentals and keeps you on track with the newest practices. Our three-tiered certification provides professional development for people in all levels of an organization: Certification in LEAN Operations (CLO), Certification in LEAN Applications (CLA) and Certification in LEAN Leadership (CPLL).

The Certification program is “hands-on” and application-based. Each certification level includes implementation activities, allowing participants to better absorb what they learn. Learn more about the Certified Professional Lean Practitioner by visiting the Professional Lean Practitioner section of our Training & Development page.

The nationally recognized Certified Production Technician (CPT) is available at CBIZ!

Earn the CPT certificate from the Manufacturing Skill Standards Council (MSSC) by completing your certification in four modules:

•    Safety Awareness
•    Quality Practices & Measurement
•    Manufacturing Processes & Production
•    Maintenance Awareness

Basic computer literacy required. Individuals may register to take the CPT or NCRC exams independently of the coursework.  To receive more information or to receive CPT course announcements, email cbiz@scciowa.edu. Include CPT in the subject line.

 APICS, the Association for Operations Management is the leader in certification and education programs for supply operations and supply chain management professionals. Expand your Career Opportunities and improve your company’s profitability.  CBIZ is proud to partner with APICS to build your leadership, recognition and knowledge as you complete the Certified in Production and Inventory Management Program (CPIM)

To learn more about the CPIM, email cbiz@scciowa.edu and place CPIM in the subject line.

Check out our Industrial Technology classes below. Call 319-208-5375 to register.

Certification in Lean Operations (CLO)
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Course Date
Lean 101 - Principles in LEAN Manufacturing 5/20/2015
Lean 101 - Principles in LEAN Manufacturing 9/22/2015
5S Workplace Organization 8/5/2015
Enhancing Performance 5/13/2015
Training with Your Learners in Mind 6/30/2015
LEAN Mapping Tools 7/9/2015
LEAN Mapping Tools 9/8/2015
Working Together 5/28/2015
Leading the Lean Transformation 7/25/2015
Mixing 4 Generations in the Workplace 5/5/2015
Understanding Personal Listening Approaches 7/23/2015
Problem Solving for Teams 5/16/2015
Professionalizing Email 8/11/2015
Certification in Lean Applications (CLA)
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Course Date
Pull/Kanban 8/27/2015
Certification in Professional LEAN Leadership (CPLL)
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Course Date
Introduction to Project Management 5/3/2015
Six Sigma GreenBelt 9/22/2015

 

Continuous Improvement (APICS)
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Course Date
APICS Basics of Supply Chain Management 5/5/2015
APICS Basics of Supply Chain Management 9/11/2015
APICS Detailed Scheduling and Planning 7/17/2015
APICS Detailed Scheduling and Planning 11/6/2015
APICS Execution and Control of Operations 10/23/2015
APICS Master Planning of Resources 12/4/2015
APICS Strategic Management of Resources 8/7/2015
Manufacturing
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Course Date
Production Welding Certification 5/18/2015
AutoCAD Refresher 5/19/2015
Intro to AutoCAD 6/2/2015
Electrical Troubleshooting Fundamentals 7/28/2015
Plumbing & HVAC
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Course Date
Plumbing Introduction to OSHA  6/27/2015
2012 UPC Update Plumbing 6/27/2015
Plumbing Discipline  6/27/2015
 Plumbing Safety/Code/Discipline  6/27/2015
 HVAC OSHA Fall Protection  6/26/2015
 2012 IMC Update Mechanical & Plumbing  6/26/2015
HVAC & Hydronics Discipline 6/26/2015
HVAC & Hydronics 2hr Safety/2hr Code/4hr Discipline 6/26/2015
Electrical Re-certifications
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Course Date
Residential Wiring 6 hour  7/11/2015
 Solar Photovoltaic Electric Systems  6/27/2015
 Grounding & Bonding 1 - 4 hour  6/25/2015
 Conduit & Box Fill  5/18/2015
Conductor Ampacities - 3 hr 7/9/2015

    LEAN 101 - Principles in LEAN Manufacturing 
Combined classroom and hands-on simulation of an operating factory in a 1-day, 8-hour course. The first step to learning the principles of lean manufacturing, no previous experience is required. The course is a mix of classroom and live simulation.  Participants begin by manufacturing simulated circuit boards in a traditional forecasted manufacturing setting. The results of the simulation provide the basis for continuous improvement applying lean manufacturing principles. Performance improvements are measured and compared for improved results.

8 hours, 1 session / $250 / Vicki Baum & Al Clausen

#47942      SCC Center for Business, Burlington        Room 103 & 111
                  Wednesday, May 20                   8 - 4:30pm

#50104   SCC Center for Business           Room 111
               Tuesday, Sep 22                        8 AM - 4:30 PM

5S Workspace Organization

5S is one of many important tools used within the lean method to help create and maintain order. Participants learn how to assess an area and apply a systematic approach to create order and efficiency within a workspace. Participants explore systems to help maintain improvements over the long term. These principles will be applied in an out-of class, hands-on project.

8 hours, 2 sessions / $250 / Vicki Baum

#50115   SCC Center for Business, Burlington   Room 111
               Wednesday, Aug 5 & 19                   8am - Noon

Leading Lean Transformation

Learn to lead and manage the culture change.  Translate vision into reality.  Prioritize actions through policy deployment.  Learn to introduce new products more smoothly and in less time.

4 hours, 1 session I $125 I Vicki Baum

#50076   SCC Center for Business           Room 111
               Tuesday, Jul 28                         8 AM - Noon

Training with Your Learners in Mind

Identify myths about adult learners and know what to do about them.  Recognize four learning styles and how to accommodate learning needs.  Incorporate interactive strategies into your training presentations and design your own interactive training.

8 hours, 1 session / $190

            SCC Center for Business           
            Tuesday, June 30                   8 AM - 4:30 PM

Lean Mapping Tools

Participants will be introduced to process mapping and value stream maps. Participants will learn how to create a process map, the common language and icons associated with maps, and how to use the maps to create a plan for the future. These principles will be applied in a hands-on project.

8 hours, 2 sessions I $250 / Vicki Baum

#50098   SCC Center for Business           Room 111
               Thursdays, Jul 9 - 16                  Noon - 4 PM

#50113   SCC Center for Business           Room 111
              Tuesdays, Sep 8 - 15                  8 AM - Noon

Working Together

This course will deliver strategies and skills to establish team member roles and responsibilities, identify misunderstandings in conflict, cooperate and negotiate for results.

 4 hours, 1 session I $94 I Ben Moser

#47994   SCC Center for Business, Burlington        Room 111                      
               Thursday, May 28                                     noon – 4pm

Leading Lean Transformation

Learn to lead and manage the culture change.  Translate vision in to reality.  Prioritize actions through policy deployment.  Learn to introduce new products more smoothly and in less time.

 4 hours, 1 session I $125 I Vicki Baum

#50076   SCC Center for Business           Room 111
               Tuesday, Jul 28                         8 AM - Noon

Understanding Personal Listening Approaches
(Improved Communication Elective)

Learn to listen and hear what is really being said; motivate others to give you the information you need. Increase positive information flow to enhance productivity and performance. Strengthen staff trust and morale.

4 hours, 1 session / $94 / Sue Prochazka

#50064   SCC Keokuk Campus                       Room Annex
               Thursday, Jul 23                                Noon - 4pm

Mixing 4 Generations in the Workplace

In today’s business environment, with a vast range of ages and background experiences at play, you are more likely to be managing, coaching and leading people who are nothing at all like you. This class will provide participants with the understanding and tools necessary to effectively coach, manage and retain each generation at work.

4 hours, 1 session / $94 / Sue Prochazka

#47955    SCC Center for Business, Burlington    Room 111
                Tuesday,  May 5                                    noon - 4pm

Problem Solving for Teams

Participants will explore strategies and skills to define the problem, foster creative solutions, identify participant qualifications for a given problem and select problem solving techniques.

4 hours, 1 session / $94 / Sue Prochazka

#50060   SCC Center for Business, Burlington   Room 111
               Tues, June 16                                      8am - noon

Professionalizing Email

While most of us understand that badly written emails can waste time, we forget that they can also create costly misunderstandings, catapult deadlines forward, delay deliverables, lower people’s opinion of you, and undermine a career.  Let us help you and your organization maintain your credibility, project a professional image, and save time for yourself and readers.

4 hours, 1 session I $79 I Sue Prochazka

#50062   SCC Keokuk Campus            Room Annex
               Tuesday, Aug 11                   Noon - 4 PM

    Pull/Kanban

Students will learn how to control shop floor inventory and production schedules by implementing pull systems. This course teaches how to design and implement a visually driven, employee controlled, material replenishment system. Participants also learn how to implement repetitive and non-repetitive pull systems, to set up point-of-use material storage, to interface with planning systems, and to balance lot sizes with capacity, not economic.

8 hours, 1 session I $250 I Vicki Baum

#50116   SCC Center for Business           Room 111
               Thursday, Aug 27                       8 AM - 4:30 PM

    Introduction to Project Management

Increase your awareness of key project management behaviors. Participants will define a project, identify critical components for project management at each stage and develop a personal action plan for applying project management skills.

 8 hours, 2 sessions I $190 I

#50117   SCC Center for Business, Burlington     Room 110                      
               Wednesdays, June 3 - 10                      8am - noon

Six Sigma GreenBelt

This accelerated certificate program is delivered in two modules and includes a capstone project for green belt certification.  Students should have some exposure to basic SPC and know how to construct an x-bar and R chart.  It is recommended that participants have access to a manufacturing and/or assembly environment for their capstone project.  The required capstone project is due eight weeks after the end of the course.  Bring a calculator to class.

 48 hours, 6 session I $2750 I Davis Bothe

#49146   SCC Center for Business, Burlington    Room 111                       
               Tues - Thu, Sept 22 - Oct 15                8am - 4:30pm
               Class meets 9/22 - 9/24 and 10/13 - 10/15

APICS Basics of Supply Chain Management

16 hours, 2 sessions / $495/ Tammy Dean

#50029   SCC Center for Business           Room 111
               Fridays, Jun 5 - 12                     8 AM - 5 PM

#50112   SCC Center for Business           Room 111
               Fridays, Sep 11 - 18                  8 AM - 5 PM

APICS Master Planning of Resources

16 hours, 2 sessions / $495

#50607   SCC Center for Business       Room 111
               Fridays, Dec 4 - 11                8 AM - 5 PM

APICS Detailed Scheduling and Planning

16 hours, 2 sessions / $495 / Tammy Dean

#50059   SCC Center for Business       Room 111
               Fridays, Jul 17 - 31                8 AM - 5 PM

#50605   SCC Center for Business       Room 111
                Fridays, Nov 6 - 20                8 AM - 5 PM

APICS Execution and Control of Operations

16 hours, 2 sessions / $495 / Tammy Dean

#50606   SCC Center for Business       Room 111
               Fridays, Oct 23 - 30               8 AM - 5 PM

APICS Strategic Management ofResources

16 hours, 2 sessions / $495 / Tammy Dean

#50063  SCC Center for Business        Room 111
              Fridays, Aug 7 - 21            8 AM - 5 PM

Production Welding Certificate

This American Welding Society SENSE aligned course is designed for the individual who desires employment in production welding. Curriculum delivered through a combination of lecture and hands-on training in a welding lab. Topics covered include:
• Welding Safety   • Applied Math   • Blueprint Reading
• Welding Symbol Interpretation     • MIG welding
Successful participants will have the necessary skills to obtain entry level employment in the high demand area of production welding.

160 hours, 27 sessions |$2,500 | Bill White

#50200   SCC West Burlington Campus       Room 701
               Mon - Fri, May 18 - Jun 24             7:30 AM - 1:30 PM

AutoCAD Refresher

You know the basics (or it has been a few years) but there are changes to the upgraded AutoCAD program.  You will work with the updated 2014 program to gain knowledge of commands, mode settings, drawing aids, short-cuts, plotting and other valuable tips and tricks.

 3 hours, 1 session I $69 I Jonathan Gaddis

#48026   SCC West Burlington Campus    Room 125
               Tuesday, May 19                         9am - noon

Introduction to AutoCAD

What is CAD? Have you always wanted to find out?  Now you can get a hands-on introduction to 2D and 3D CAD. No experience necessary.

8 hours, 2 sessions I $99 I Jonathan Gaddis

#50136   SCC West Burlington Campus    Room 125
               Tue & Wed, Jun 2 - 3                  7 - 11 AM

Electrical Troubleshooting Fundamentals

The ability to quickly and accurately trouble shoot a problem is one of the most sought after assets in industry. This fundamentals course will help you to establish skills to locate problems in a safe and efficient manner. Beginning with a safety overview and building upon a basic knowledge of AC/DC fundamentals this class will introduce you to the test equipment used throughout industry and teach you how to use those tools in the field. You will learn how to follow a systematic approach to problem solving and how to interpret standard electrical schematic diagrams. The hands on portion of the class will provide you with actual problems and will help to gauge your learning and identify growth areas.

12 hours, 2 sessions / $499 / David Rector

#50181   SCC Center for Business                             Room 111
               Tues & Wed, Jul 28 & 29                             8am - 2:30 pm

 

  Plumbing Introduction to OSHA

This course will present a basic introduction to minimum requirements of the 2012 Uniform Plumbing Code including definitions, general requirements, plumbing fixtures and traps. Successful completion of this course will fulfill (2) hours of plumbing code update continuing education for license renewal with the Iowa Plumbing & Mechanical Systems Board. A 2012 Uniform Plumbing Code book is recommended.

2 hours, 1 session / $69 / John Barber

#50129   SCC West Burlington Campus       Room 123
               Saturday, June 27                            7 - 9am

2012 UPC Update Plumbing

This course will present a basic introduction to minimum requirements of the 2012 Uniform Plumbing Code including definitions, general requirements, plumbing fixtures and traps. Successful completion of this course will fulfill (2) hours of plumbing code update continuing education for license renewal with the Iowa Plumbing & Mechanical Systems Board. A 2012 Uniform Plumbing Code book is recommended.

2 hours, 1 sessions / $69 / John Barber

#50130   SCC West Burlington Campus       Room 123
                Saturday, June 27                        9am - 11am

Plumbing Discipline

This course will present a basic introduction to minimum requirements of the 2012 Uniform Plumbing Code including sizing potable water lines, vents, sizing DWV piping and green plumbing. Successful completion of this course will fulfill (4) hours of plumbing discipline continuing education for license renewal with the Iowa Plumbing & Mechanical Systems Board. A 2012 Uniform Plumbing Code book is recommended.

2 hours, 1 sessions / $109 / John Barber

#50127    SCC West Burlington Campus         Room 123
                Saturday, June 27                            noon - 4pm

Plumbing Safety/Code/Discipline

Successful completion of this course will fulfill (8) hours of plumbing CEU’s discipline continuing education for license renewal with the Iowa Plumbing & Mechanical Systems Board including the three individual courses that are also taught separately, the 2hr Safety, 2 hr Code Update, and 4 hr Discipline. A 2012 Uniform Plumbing Code book is recommended.

8 hours, 1 session / $229 / John Barber

#50128   SCC West Burlington Campus            Room 123
               Saturday, June 27                               7am - 4pm

HVAC OSHA Fall Protection

This course will present an overview of OSHA 1926 Subpart M - Fall Protection as it relates to the construction industry. Successful completion of this course will fulfill (2) hours of safety continuing education for license renewal with the Iowa Plumbing & Mechanical Systems Board. No textbook is required.

2 hours, 1 session / $69 / John Barber

#50138   SCC West Burlington Campus       Room 123
               Friday, June 26                                7 - 9am

2012 IMC Update Mechanical & Plumbing

This course will present a basic introduction to minimum requirements of the 2012 International Mechanical Code including definitions, general requirements, ventilation and exhaust systems. Successful completion of this course will fulfill (2) hours of mechanical code update continuing education for license renewal with the Iowa Plumbing & Mechanical Systems Board. A 2012 International Mechanical Code book is recommended.

2 hours, 1 session / $69 / John Barber

#50140   SCC West Burlington Campus        Room 123
               Friday, June 26                               9 - 11am

HVAC & Hydronics Discipline

This course will present a basic introduction to minimum requirements of the 2012 International Mechanical Code including duct systems, chimneys, vents, combustion air, fuel piping and green mechanical. Successful completion of this course will fulfill (4) hours of HVAC discipline continuing education for license renewal with the Iowa Plumbing & Mechanical Systems Board. A 2012 International Mechanical Code book is recommended.

4 hours, 1 session / $109 / John Barber

#50137  SCC West Burlington Campus          Room 123
              Friday, June 26                                  noon - 4pm

HVAC & Hydronics 2hr Safety/2hr Code/4hr Discipline

Successful completion of this course will fulfill (8) hours of HVAC and Hydronic CEU’s for license renewal with the Iowa Plumbing & Mechanical Systems Board including the three individual courses that are also taught separately, the 2hr Safety, 2 hr Code Update, and 4 hr Discipline. A 2012 International Mechanical Code
book is recommended.

8 hours, 1 session / $229 / John Barber

#50139  SCC West Burlington Campus       Room 123
              Friday, June 26                               7am - 4pm 

  Residential Wiring 6 hour

This 6-hour class covers all the aspects and rules for Residential electrical work including service calculations, conductor sizing, grounding and bonding of service equipment and devices, box fill calculations, ground fault rules, arc fault rules and rules for switch and receptacle locations and type. It also covers the use of NM cable and the associated rules and uses in accessary buildings.  6 CEUs for Electrician Relicencing awarded after successful completion. Approved by the Iowa Electrical Examining Board.

6 hours, 1 session I $125 I Herb Ogden

#50175   SCC West Burlington Campus    Room 123
               Saturday, July 11                        8am - 2:30pm

Solar Photovoltaic Electric Systems

This 6-hour class is “CODE” Iowa ECU approved.  You will learn the fundamentals for DC and AC conductor and circuit sizing. It covers all aspects of grounding and bonding for PV systems and the many differences from these types of systems and standard AC building wiring methods. It covers all the disconnect rules for both the AC and DC side as well as fuse and overcurrent protection rules. There are many existing rules that article 690 modifies. Please bring code book, calculator, and pencil/pen.

 6 hours, 1 session I $125 I Herb Ogden

#50125   SCC West Burlington Campus     Room 123
               Saturday, July 27                         8am - 2:30pm

Grounding & Bonding 1 – 4 hour

Grounding and Bonding 1 - This course covers Article 250 including service and equipment grounding and bonding; conductor sizing from table 250.66, 250.102C and 250.122. Step and touch potential dangers are also covered as well as many other obscure rules regarding grounding and bonding. Class qualifies for 4 CEU’s for Electrician Relicensing. Please bring code book, calculator, and pencil/pen.  Approved by the Iowa Electrical Examining Board.

4 hours, 1 session / $85 / Herb Ogden

#50141   SCC Center for Business            Room 103
               Thursday, June 25                       5 - 9pm

Conduit & Fill Box

Teaches proper sizing of raceways, pull boxes, device boxes and conductor counting and reductions using Article 314 and Chapter 9 tables, notes and annex. (Box fill rules are one of the most misapplied rules.) Participants must bring a 2014 NEC code book, calculator and a pencil/pen.  4 CEUs for Electrician Relicensing awarded after successful completion.

4 hours, 1 session I $85 I Herb Ogden

#50148   SCC Center for Business           Room 103
               Thursday, Jun 18                        5 - 9 PM

Conductor Ampacities-3hr

Class covers Article 310 and it’s tables for conductors, Article 400 Flexible Cords, and Article 402 for Fixture Wire. Teaches to correctly size conductors using correction factors for temperature, conductor bundling and terminal ratings (another very often misapplied area of the NEC). Class qualifies for 3 CEU’s for Electrician Relicensing.  Approved by the Iowa Electrical Examining Board.

Please bring code book, calculator, and pencil/pen.

3 hours, 1 session / $65 / Herb Ogden

#50182   SCC Center for Business            Room 103
               Thursday, July 9                           6 - 9pm

 

 

 

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