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 Lean Practitioner demonstrates 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: Lean Practitioner Level 1, Lean Practitioner Level 2 and Lean Practitioner Level 3.

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

 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.

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APICS

 
APICS CPIM Part 1: Basics of Supply Chain Management 9/9/2022

Lean

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Lean 101 - Principles of Lean Manufacturing 9/7/2022
Standardized Work 10/12/2022
5S Workspace Oranization 11/9/2022

Manufacturing

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Course Date
Production Welding Certificate 8/31/2022
Introduction to AutoCAD 11/14/2022
PLC Core Skills Series 10/17/2022
PLC Basics 10/17/2022
PLC Intermediate 10/18/2022
PLC Advanced Application Topics 10/20/2022
Pumps & Valves Fundamentals 12/5/2022
Compressors & Pneumatic Systems 12/7/2022
Pneumatic Control Valves, Actuators and Positioners 12/7/2022
Electrical Troubleshooting Fundamentals 8/29/2022
Electrical Troubleshooting Fundamentals 1/9/2023
Introduction to PLCs in Industry 8/31/2022

APICS

APICS CPIM Part 1: Basics of Supply Chain Management
Part 1: Basics of Supply Chain Management covers basic concepts in managing the complete flow of materials in a supply chain.  Candidates explore processes used to develop sales and operations plans and identify and assess internal and external demand and forecasting requirements.  The course focuses on the importance of producing achievable master schedules that are objective and consistent with business policies and resource constraints.  This course helps prepare you to take Part 1 of the CPIM (Certified in Production and Inventory Management) exam.  This course is approved for the Supply Chain Operations Certificate.  Registration for this class will need to be made 10 days prior to the start of the class.  Scholarships are available

#85893   $1295
  SCC CBIZ, 111 Tammy Dean
  Friday's, November 9 - 30 8 AM - 3:30 PM

Lean

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

#84758 8 Hours, 1 Session $459.00
  SCC CBIZ, 103 Vicki Baum
  Wednesday, Sep 7 8 AM - 5 PM

 

 

 

 

Standardized Work
In this eight-hour class you will explore standard work as an element of continuous improvement, identify steps in creating and maintaining standards.  Identify the processes for improving standards, examine key formulas, tables and worksheets to create standard work and determine the application of standard work for training, improvements, and decision making. This course is approved for the Lean Practitioner Level 1 certificate.

#85690 4 Hours, 1 Session  
  SCC CBIZ, 111 Patty Tutor
  Wednesday, October 12 8 AM - Noon

5S Workspace Organization
I5S is one of the many important tools used within the Lean method to help create and maintain order.  You will learn how to assess an area and apply systematic approach to create order and efficiency within a workspace.  You will explore systems to help maintain improvements over the long term.  These principles will be applied in an out-of-class hands-on project. This course is approved for the Lean Practitioner Level 1 certificate.

#85691 8 Hours, 2 Sessions  
  SCC CBIZ, 111 Patty Tutor
  Wed, Nov 9 & 30 8 AM - Noon


Manufacturing

Production Welding Certificate
This American Welding Society "SENSE" aligned course is designed for the participant who desires employment in production welding. Curriculum will be delivered through a combination of classroom lecture and hands-on training in a welding lab. Topics covered include: welding safety, applied math, blueprint reading and welding symbol interpretation, and MIG welding. Successful participants will have the necessary skills to obtain entry-level employment in the high-demand area of production welding.

Online Blueprint Reading Wed & Thu, Aug 31 - Sep 29 5:30 - 7 PM
Stick Welding SCC WB, 701 Mike Kazinski
  Mon - Fri, Oct 3 - Nov 4 6:15 - 10 PM

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 Computer Aided Design (CAD). No experience necessary.

#85671 8 Hours, 2 Sessions $129.00
  SCC WB,125 Jonathan Gaddis
  Mon & Tue, Nov 14 & 15 5 - 9 PM

 

 

 


PLC Core Skills Series
Participants in the PLC Core Skills Series will complete the 3 essential PLC classes: PLC Basics, PLC Intermediate and PLC Advanced Application Topics. Get a tuition discount by registering for all three classes.

  35 Hours, 5 Sessions  
  SCC Keokuk, IT 114 David Yotter
  Mon - Fri, Oct 17 - 21 8 AM - 3:30 PM

 

 

 


PLC Basics
This course is designed for maintenance personnel and electricians working in plants, facilities, and commercial buildings with minimal to no Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) experience. The topics covered in this course will include hardware components, establishing communication to the PLC, uploading, downloading, online, offline, run mode, remote mode, program mode, and basic PLC programming. This course is designed for students with minimal to no PLC experience. This course is approved for the PLC Core Series Certificate.

  7 Hours, 1 Session $350.00
  SCC Keokuk, IT 114 David Yotter
  Monday, Oct 17 8 AM - 3:30 PM

 

 

 


PLC Intermediate
This course is designed for maintenance personnel and electricians working in plants, facilities, or commercial buildings with basic PLC knowledge using the Compact Logix 5000 System. The topics covered in this course will include hardware components, establishing communication to the PLC, uploading, downloading, online, offline, run mode, remote mode, program mode, and basic PLC programming. Also covered is interpretation of ladder diagrams, search functions, addressing, program files, data files, troubleshooting, and working with the following instruction sets: XIO, XIC, OTE, OTL, OTU, TON, RTO, TOF, RES, CTU, and CTD. This course is approved for the PLC Core Series Certificate.

  14 Hours, 2 Sessions $695.00
  SCC Keokuk, IT 114 David Yotter
  Tue & Wed, Oct 18 & 19 8 AM - 3:30 PM

 

 

 


PLC Advanced Application Topics
PLC Advanced Application Topics explores debugging and problem-solving of PLC programs and hardware. It is important that participants have a solid understanding of PLC programming and field hardware. Participants who have successfully completed PLC Basics and Intermediate will be ready to take their skills and knowledge to the next level. This course is approved for the PLC Core Series Certificate.

  14 Hours, 2 Sessions $695.00
  SCC Keokuk, IT 114 Joseph Martin
  Thu & Fri, Oct 20 & 21 8 AM - 3:30 PM

 

 

 

 

Pumps and Valves Fundamentals
While utilizing hands-on demonstrators, this class will review pump topics such as: pump construction; classification of pumps; pump seals; advantages and disadvantages of various types of pumps; and the effect of head pressure, cavitation and media. Covered valve topics include: valve construction; classification of valves and types; advantages and disadvantages of various types of valves and valve trim. Also covered will be how pumps and valves are used in a process control scheme. This course is approved for the Basic Industrial Maintenance Technology Certificate.

#85809 10 Hours, 2 Session $329.00
  SCC CBIZ, 103 David Yotter
  Mon, Dec 5 8 AM - 3 PM
  Tue, Dec 6 8 AM - Noon

 

 

 


Compressors & Pneumatic Systems
This lesson presents the basics of compressed air systems including descriptions of the machinery, pneumatic symbols, and common layout. Troubleshooting issues are discussed. This course is approved for the Basic Industrial Maintenance Technology Certificate.

#85822 3 Hours, 1 Session $89.00
  SCC CBIZ, 103 David Yotter
  Wed, Dec 7 8 - 11 AM

 

 

 

Pneumatic Control Valves, Actuators and Positioners
This lesson covers in detail the types of pneumatic valve controllers and positioners that exist in industry. Information is given covering various valve types, function and leakage issues. Spring and diaphragm, piston, electro-pneumatics and Rack and Pinion actuators are covered. General information about adjusting and repairing actuators is also covered. This course is approved for the Basic Industrial Maintenance Technology Certificate.

#85823 3 Hours, 1 Session $89.00
  SCC CBIZ, 103 David Yotter
  Wed, Dec 7 Noon - 3 PM

 

 

 

Electrical Troubleshooting Fundamentals
This fundamental course will help you establish skills to locate problems in a safe and efficient manner. A basic knowledge of AC/DC fundamentals is a requirement. This class will introduce you to the latest 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. This course is approved for the Basic Industrial Maintenance Technology Certificate.

#84721 12 Hours, 2 Sessions $499.00
  SCC WB, 608 David Yotter
  Mon & Tue, Aug 29 & 30 8 AM - 3 PM

 

 

 

#85805 12 Hours, 2 Sessions $499.00
  SCC Keokuk, IT 114 David Yotter
  Mon & Tue, Jan 9 & 10 8 AM - 3 PM

Introduction to PLCs in Industry
The topics covered include hardware components, communication networks to the PLC, understanding uploading, downloading, online, offline, run mode, remote mode, program mode, and basic PLC programming. This course is designed for students with minimal to no PLC experience. This course is approved for the Basic Industrial Maintenance Technology Certificate.

#84723 6 Hours, 1 Sessions $350.00
  SCC WB, 608 David Yotter
  Wed, Aug 31 8 AM - 3 PM

 

 

 

Introduction to Process Control
This class will introduce the student to the basics of process control used in manufacturing. Topics covered will include: process control concepts such as open and closed control loops, cascading control, ratio and relational control. Also included is an introduction to flow, pressure, temperature, level and analytical sensing. Signal processing and conditioning are also covered. This course is approved for the Basic Industrial Maintenance Technology Certificate.

#84724 12 Hours, 2 Sessions $375.00
  SCC WB, 608 David Yotter
  Th & Fri, Sep 1 & 2 8 AM - 3 PM

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