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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Lean

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Course Date
Lean 101 - Principles of Lean Manufacturing 9/7/2022

Manufacturing

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Course Date
Shielded Metal Arc Welding (Stick) Certificate 7/13/2022
Production Welding Certificate 8/31/2022
Introduction to AutoCAD 5/16/2022
PLC Core Skills Series 10/17/2022
PLC Basics 10/17/2022
PLC Intermediate 10/18/2022
PLC Advanced Application Topics 10/20/2022
BIMT - Basic Industrial Maintenance Technology Certificates 6/6/2022
Shop Math and Measuring 6/6/2022
Introduction to Blueprints & Mechanical Drawings 6/7/2022
Precision Measuring 6/8/2022
Basic Machines 6/9/2022
Power Transmission- Belt Chain Drives & Coupling Basics 6/10/2022
Conventional Alignment 6/20/2022
Lubrication 6/24/2022
Introduction to Bearings 6/20/2022
Bearing Installation 6/22/2022
Compressors & Pneumatic Systems 6/23/2022
Basic Hydraulics 6/24/2022
Introduction to Tools of the Trade 6/21/2022
Pumps and Valves Fundamentals 7/11/2022
Pneumatic Control Valves, Actuators and Positioners 7/13/2022
Trouble Shooting Mechanical Systems 7/14/2022
Industrial Safety 7/15/2022
Electrical Theory 7/18/2022
Electrical Wiring Components 7/21/2022
Electrical Safety 7/22/2022
Electrical Wiring Diagrams and Schematics 8/3/2022
Control Circuits 8/8/2022
Motors 8/9/2022
Electrical Troubleshooting Fundamentals 8/29/2022
Introduction to PLCs in Industry 8/31/2022
Introduction to Process Control 9/1/2022

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

 

 

 


Manufacturing

Shielded Metal Arc Welding (Stick) Certificate
In this American Welding Society "SENSE" aligned course, participants will learn the fundamentals of Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) welding, informally known as "Stick" welding. SMAW is one of the first and most popular welding processes. It is used extensively in industrial fabrication and the construction of steel structures. Topics covered include: welding safety, hands-on SMAW welding in all positions using various electrodes, applied math, blueprint reading, and welding symbol interpretation. welding material will generally be limited to carbon steel. Each participant must complete an online Blueprint Reading and Safety course prior to beginning in the lab on August 17. 

Online Blueprint Reading Wed & Thu, Jul 13 - Aug 11 5:30 - 7 PM
Stick Welding SCC WB,701 Mike Kazinski
  Mon - Fri, Aug 17 - Sep 30 6:15 - 10 PM

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.

#84731 8 Hours, 2 Sessions $129.00
  SCC WB,125 Jonathan Gaddis
  Mon & Wed, May 16 & 18 8 AM - Noon

 

 

 


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

 

 

 


BIMT - Basic Industrial Maintenance Technology Certificates
This certificate consist of two tracks to give you the basics of operating, repairing, and troubleshooting industrial equipment. Enroll in the full electrical endorsement, mechanical endorsement or full Basic Industrial Maintenance Certificate! Save on tuition costs and become proficient in both! Classes meet every other week for three weeks.

  180 Hours, 15 Sessions  
  SCC WB,608 David Yotter
  Mon - Fri, Jun 6 - Jul 15 8 AM - 3 PM

 

 

 


Shop Math and Measuring
Designed to strengthen basic math skills, this face-to-face course will cover properties, rounding, estimating, comparing, converting, and computing whole numbers, fractions, and decimals. Participants should be able to perform basic computations and solve relevant mathematical problems. Great for welders, mechanics, or anyone working in a hands-on skill. This course is approved for the Basic Industrial Maintenance Technology Certificate.

#81419 6 Hours, 1 Session $179.00
  SCC WB,608 David Yotter
  Monday, Jun 6 8 AM - 3 PM

 

 

 


Introduction to Blueprints & Mechanical Drawings
This course provides instruction and exercises on reading manufacturing blueprints. Topics covered include: blueprint standards, the specific data drawn on a blueprint; how to read and interpret the drawing format; understanding shapes, sizes, and dimensions of drawings; building terms; and basic features of blueprints. This course is approved for the Basic Industrial Maintenance Technology Certificate.

#81413 9 Hours, 1 Session $279.00
  SCC WB,608 David Yotter
  Tue & Wed, Jun 7 & 8 8 AM - 3 PM & 8 - 11 AM

 

 

 


Precision Measuring
This lesson covers the basics of making precision measurements using common precision tools. Topics include: use of a Vernier Caliper, Dial Caliper, Micrometer. Analog and digital devices are covered along with the proper techniques for use of the tools. This course is approved for the Basic Industrial Maintenance Technology Certificate.

#81417 3 Hours, 1 Session $89.00
  SCC WB,608 David Yotter
  Wednesday, Jun 8 Noon - 3 PM

 

 

 


Basic Machines
Modern industrial machinery is really a collection of basic machines that have been around for hundreds of years. This class explains how basic machines, levers, screws, inclined planes, and others are used in sophisticated manufacturing. This course is approved for the Basic Industrial Maintenance Technology Certificate.

#81418 6 Hours, 1 Session $179.00
  SCC WB,608 David Yotter
  Thursday, Jun 9 8 AM - 3 PM

 

 

 


Power Transmission- Belt Chain Drives & Coupling Basics
Participants will gain knowledge about the basics of power transmission including belt and pulley, chain and sprocket and gear trains. This course is approved for the Basic Industrial Maintenance Technology Certificate

#81414 6 Hours, 1 Session $179.00
  SCC WB,608 David Yotter
  Friday, Jun 10 8 AM - 3 PM

 

 

 


Conventional Alignment
This lesson covers basic shaft alignment using conventional, non- laser methods. Topics include the use of dial indicators, set up, calculation of error, soft foot correction, etc. Students perform an actual alignment. This course is approved for the Basic Industrial Maintenance Technology Certificate.

#81564 10 Hours, 2 Sessions $289.00
  SCC WB,608 David Yotter
  Mon & Tue, Jun 20 & 21 8 AM - 3 PM & 8 AM - Noon

 

 

 


Lubrication
This lesson cover the basics of industrial lubrication including liquid, semi-liquid and dry lubricants. Oils, greases and dry lubricants are explained and discussed in detail. Students should be able to better understand how to properly select lubricants for a given job after completing this course. This course is approved for the Basic Industrial Maintenance Technology Certificate.

#81559 2 Hours, 1 Session $79.00
  SCC WB,608 David Yotter
  Friday, Jun 24 1 - 3 PM

 

 

 


Introduction to Bearings
This lesson introduces the students to bearings used in industry. Topics include: types and application of bearings, limitations and proper selection. Also covered are bearing selection and arrangements. This course is approved for the Basic Industrial Maintenance Technology Certificate.

#81539 2 Hours, 1 Session $79.00
  SCC WB,608 David Yotter
  Wednesday, Jun 20 8 - 10 AM

 

 

 


Bearing Installation
This lesson explains to the students the proper methods and tools to use when installing a bearing. Students will remove and install bearings. This course is approved for the Basic Industrial Maintenance Technology Certificate.

#81566 4 Hours, 1 Session $129.00
  SCC WB,608 David Yotter
  Wednesday, Jun 22 10 AM - 3 PM

 

 

 


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.

#81535 6 Hours, 1 Session $179.00
  SCC WB,608 David Yotter
  Thursday, Jun 23 8 AM - 3 PM

 

 

 


Basic Hydraulics
This lesson covers basic principles of hydraulics and hydraulic systems. Pascal’s Law and Bernoulli’s principle are explained. How fluid systems work as well as the parts that make up the system are explained. This course is approved for the Basic Industrial Maintenance Technology Certificate.

#81567 4 Hours, 1 Session $129.00
  SCC WB,608 David Yotter
  Friday, Jun 24 8 AM - Noon

 

 

 


Introduction to Tools of the Trade
This lesson reviews the many types of hand tools and hand-held power tools found in industry. Hazards are identified and safe operation techniques are explained. A brief overview of OSHA hand tool requirements is given. This course is approved for the Basic Industrial Maintenance Technology Certificate.

#81565 2 Hours, 1 Session $79.00
  SCC WB,608 David Yotter
  Tuesday, Jun 21 1 - 3 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.

#85394 12 Hours, 2 Sessions $329.00
  SCC WB,608 David Yotter
  Mon & Tue, Jul 11 & 12 8 AM - 3 PM

 

 

 


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.

#85399 6 Hours, 1 Session $179.00
  SCC WB,608 David Yotter
  Wednesday, Jul 13 8 AM - 3 PM

 

 

 


Trouble Shooting Mechanical Systems
This lesson will introduce the student to basic mechanical trouble shooting methods. An emphasis will be placed on using a Universal Trouble Shooting Method as well as using logical thinking to discover the root cause of a mechanical failure. Problems will center around failure scenarios of standard mechanical systems including power transmission, pneumatic and hydraulic systems. This course is approved for the Basic Industrial Maintenance Technology Certificate.

#85400 6 Hours, 1 Session $179.00
  SCC WB,608 David Yotter
  Thursday, Jul 14 8 AM - 3 PM

 

 

 


Industrial Safety
This lesson provides the basic understanding of the dangers and safety methods found in Industrial manufacturing. Topics include: rotating machinery safety, fall prevention, material handling, confined spaces and others. Students will be provided with the basic knowledge to help them identify dangerous situations and how to take appropriate action. This course is approved for the Basic Industrial Maintenance Technology Certificate.

#85401 6 Hours, 1 Session $179.00
  SCC WB,608 David Yotter
  Friday, Jul 15 8 AM - 3 PM

 

 

 

Electrical Fundamentals
This course introduces the students to basic electrical theory and troubleshooting. Topics include: circuit components, Ohm's, Lenz's and Kirchoff's Laws and their use of circuit calculations. How to use an electric diagnostic meter, measure ComM electrical valves; Ohms, Amps and Volts. How a generator works, alternating current basics including RL, RC and RLC circuits and more. This course is approved for the Basic Industrial Maintenance Technology Certificate.

#85402 16 Hours, 3 Sessions $499.00
  SCC WB, 608 David Yotter
  Mon - Wed, Jul 18 - 20 8 AM - 3 PM

 

 

 

Electrical Wiring Components
This lesson centers on the hardware, materials, and devices used in electrical circuits. Students will be introduced to Commonly-used wire, cable, fixtures, and enclosures. You will learn how to use standard IEE and NEC tables and code information such as conduit fill, ampacity, temperature guidelines, common wire practices, etc. This course is approved for the Basic Industrial Maintenance Technology Certificate.

#85403 6 Hours, 1 Sessions $179.00
  SCC WB, 608 David Yotter
  Thu, Jul 21 8 AM - 3 PM

 

 

 

Electrical Safety
The special requirements of safety as it applies to electrical circuits and components is discussed. Emphasis is placed on safety procedures such as Lockout/Tag Out and other common requirements. Students will learn how to identify electrical hazards and how to determine the lethality of circuits from Arc Flash. The lesson is a suggested prerequisite for Electrical Troubleshooting. This course is approved for the Basic Industrial Maintenance Technology Certificate.

#84720 6 Hours, 1 Sessions $179.00
  SCC WB, 608 David Yotter
  Fri, Jul 22 8 AM - 3 PM

 

 

 

Electrical Wiring Diagrams and Schematics
This lesson will give the student a broad basic understanding of Wiring diagrams and Schematic diagrams. Topics will include: Wiring diagram types and layout. How to read a wiring diagram. Schematic symbols, circuit arrangements, how to read and interpret a Schematic diagram, etc. This lesson will be reinforced in later electrical troubleshooting sessions. This course is approved for the Basic Industrial Maintenance Technology Certificate.

#84712 16 Hours, 3 Sessions $499.00
  SCC WB, 608 David Yotter
  Wed - Fri, Aug 3 - 5 8 AM - 3 PM

 

 

 

Control Circuits
The basic parts of a circuit are explained along with how to arrange circuits to obtain a specific result. Previous lessons on electrical components will be reinforced as specific applications are examined. This course is approved for the Basic Industrial Maintenance Technology Certificate.

#84715 6 Hours, 1 Sessions $179.00
  SCC WB, 608 David Yotter
  Mon, Aug 8 8 AM - 3 PM

 

 

 

Motors
The basics of how electric motors operate along with their principle parts are explained. Name plate date, winding configuration, along with common failure modes are discussed. This course is approved for the Basic Industrial Maintenance Technology Certificate.

#84718 6 Hours, 1 Sessions $179.00
  SCC WB, 608 David Yotter
  Tue, Aug 9 8 AM - 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

 

 

 

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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