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
5S Workspace Organization 4/3/2024
5S Workspace Organization (Spanish) 5/1/2024
Lean 101 3/27/2024
Standardized Work 3/6/2024
Introduction to Lean 6/5/2024

Manufacturing

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Course Date
PLC Core Skills Series 5/6/2024
PLC Basics 5/6/2024
PLC Intermediate 5/7/2024
PLC Advanced Application Topics 5/9/2024
Shop Math & Measuring 5/20/2024
Intro to Blueprint & Mechanical Drawings 5/21/2024
Precision Measuring 5/22/2024
Basic Machines 5/23/2024
Power Transmissions - Belt Chain 5/24/2024
Conventional Alignment 6/3/2024
Intro to Tools of the Trade 6/4/2024
Introductions to Bearings 6/5/2024
Bearing Installation 6/5/2024
Compressors & Pneumatic Systems 5/6/2024
Basic Hydraulics 5/7/2024
Lubrication 5/7/2024
Pumps & Valves Fundamentals 9/9/2024
Pneumatic Control Valves, Actuators and Positioners 9/11/2024
Troubleshooting Mechanical Systems 9/23/2024
Industrial Safety 9/13/2024
Electrical Fundamentals 1/15/2024
Electrical Safety 1/18/2024
Electrical Wiring Components 1/19/2024
Electrical Wiring Diagrams and Schematics 1/29/2024
Control Circuits 2/1/2024
Motors 2/2/2024
Electrical Troubleshooting 2/26/2024
Introduction to PLCs 2/28/2024
Introduction to Process Controls 2/29/2024
Control Charting Simplified 4/18/2024
CPT Quality Module 1/8/2024
Introduction to Auto CAD 4/16/2024

Welding

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Course Date
Shielded Metal Arc Welding 8/5/2024
Production Welding Certificate 9/16/2024

Lean

5S Workspace Organization
5S is one of many important tools used within the Lean method to help create and maintain order. You will learn how to assess an area and apply a 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 I Certificate.

#91969   $295
  SCC CBIZ, 112 P Totor
  W, Apr 3 & 17 8 AM - Noon

 

 

 

#93316 Spanish Version $295
  SCC CBIZ, 112 P Gonzalez Rangel
  W, May 1 & 15 8 AM - Noon

 

 

 


Lean 101
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 I Certificate.

#91968   $459
  SCC CBIZ, 111 V Baum, A Clausen
  W, Mar 27 8 AM - 5 PM

 

 



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

#91966   $295
  SCC CBIZ, 112 P Totor
  W, Mar 6 8 AM - Noon

 

 

 


Introduction to Lean
This is a hands on, fast moving introduction to Lean Manufacturing that introduces both principles and tools.

#91997   $329
  SCC CBIZ, 103 V Baum
  W, Jun 5 8 AM - Noon

 

 



Manufacturing

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.

    $1,740
  SCC CBIZ, 103 Yotter
  Mon - Fri, May 6 - 10 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.

#91948   $350
  SCC CBIZ, 103 D Yotter
  Mon, May 6 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.

#91949   $695
  SCC CBIZ, 103 D Yotter
  Tue & Wed, May 7 & 8 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.

#91950   $695
  SCC CBIZ, 103  
  Th & F, May 9 & 10 8 AM - 3:30 PM

 

 

 


Shop Math & 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 BIMT Mechanical Endorsement.

#92065   $179
  SCC WB, 605 D Yotter
  M, May 20 8 AM - 3 PM

Introduction to Blueprint & Mechanical Drawings
This course provides instruction and exercise 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 BIMT Certificate Mechanical Endorsement.

#92068   $279
  SCC WB, 605 D Yotter
  T, May 21
W, May 22
8 AM - 4:30 PM
8 - 11 AM

Precision Measuring
This lesson covers the basics of making precision measurements using common precision tools. Topics include; use of Vernier caliper, Dial Caliper, Micrometer. Analog and digital devices are covered along with the proper techniques for us of the tools. This course is approved for the BIMT Mechanical Endorsement.

#92070   $89
  SCC WB, 605 D Yotter
  W, May 22 1 - 4 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, and inclined planes, and others are used in sophisticated manufacturing. This course is approved for the BIMT Mechanical Endorsement.

#92071   $179
  SCC WB, 605 D Yotter
  Th, May 23 8 AM - 3 PM

Power Transmission - Belt Chain
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 BIMT Mechanical Endorsement.

#92073   $179
  SCC WB, 605 D Yotter
  F, May 24 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 BIMT Mechanical Endorsement.

#92076   $289
  SCC WB, 605 D Yotter
  M, Jun 3
T, Jun 4
8 AM - 3 PM
8 AM - Noon

Intro to Tools of the Trade
This lesson reviews the many types of hands 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 BIMT Mechanical Endorsement.

#92080   $79
  SCC WB, 605 D Yotter
  T, Jun 4 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 BIMT Mechanical Endorsement.

#92086   $79
  SCC WB, 605 D Yotter
  W, Jun 5 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 BIMT Mechanical Endorsement.

#92081   $129
  SCC WB, 608 D Yotter
  W, Jun 5 10:30 AM - 3:30 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 BIMT Mechanical Endorsement.

#92088   $179
  SCC WB, 605 D Yotter
  Th, Jun 6 8 AM - 3 PM

 





Basic Hydraulics
This lesson covers basic principles of hydraulics and hydraulic systems. Pascal's Law and Bernoulli's principles are explained. How fluid systems work as well as the parts that make up the system are explained. This course is approved for the BIMT Mechanical Endorsement.

#92089   $129
  SCC WB, 605 D Yotter
  F, Jun 7 8 AM - Noon

Lubrication
This lesson covers 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 BIMT Mechanical Endorsement.

#92090   $79
  SCC WB, 605 D Yotter
  F, Jun 7 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 BIMT Mechanical Endorsement.

#9999   $329
  SCC WB, 605 D Yotter
  M, Sep 9 8 AM - 3 PM
  F, Sep 10 8 AM - Noon

 

 

 



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 BIMT Mechanical Endorsement.

#9999   $179
  SCC WB, 605 D Yotter
  M, Sep 11 8 AM - 3 PM

 

 

 


Troubleshooting Mechanical Systems
This lesson will introduce the student to basic mechanical troubleshooting methods. An emphasis will be placed on using a Universal Troubleshooting 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 standard mechanical systems including power transmission, pneumatic and hydraulic systems. This course is approved for the BIMT Mechanical Endorsement.

#9999   $179
  SCC WB, 605 D Yotter
  Th, Sep 12 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 BIMT Mechanical Endorsement.

#9999   $179
  SCC WB, 605 D Yotter
  F, Sep 13 8 AM - 3 PM

Electrical Fundamentals
This course introduces the student to basic electrical theory and troubleshooting.  Topics include: circuit components, Ohm's, Lenz's and Kirchoff's Laws and their use in circuit calculations.  How to use an electric diagnostic meter, measure common electrical values; 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 BIMT Electrical Endorsement.

#91165   $499
  SCC CBIZ, 112 D Yotter
  M - W, Jan 15 - 17 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. This lesson is a suggested prerequisite for Electrical Trouble Shooting. This course is approved for the BIMT Electrical Endorsement.

#91166   $179
  SCC CBIZ, 112 D Yotter
  Th, Jan 18 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 wiring practices, etc. This lesson is a suggested prerequisite to Electrical Trouble Shooting.. This course is approved for the BIMT Electrical Endorsement.

#91168   $179
  SCC CBIZ, 112 D Yotter
  F, Jan 19 8 AM - 3 PM

Electrical Wiring Diagrams & Schmatics
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.  Students will learn how to use standard IEE and NEC tables and code information such as conduit fill, Ampacity, temperature guidelines, common wiring practices etc. This lesson is a suggested prerequisite to Electrical Trouble Shooting. This course is approved for the BIMT Electrical Endorsement.

#91169   $499
  SCC CBIZ, 112 D Yotter
  M - W, Jan 29, 31 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 lesson is a suggested prerequisite for Electrical Trouble Shooting. This course is approved for the BIMT Electrical Endorsement.

#91170   $179
  SCC CBIZ, 112 D Yotter
  Th, Feb 1 8 AM - 3 PM

Motors
The basics of how electric motors operate along with their principle parts are explained. Nameplate data, winding configuration, along with common failure modes are discussed. This lesson is a suggested prerequisite for Electrical Trouble Shooting. This course is approved for the BIMT Electrical Endorsement.

#91171   $179
  SCC CBIZ, 112 D Yotter
  F, Feb 2 8 AM - 3 PM

Electrical Troubleshooting
This fundamentals 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 BIMT Electrical Endorsement.

#91137   $499
  SCC WB, 112 D Yotter
  M & T, Feb 26 & 27 8 AM - 3 PM

Introduction to PLCs
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 BIMT Electrical Endorsement.

#91140   $350
  SCC CBIZ, 112 D Yotter
  W, Feb 28 8 AM - 3 PM

Introduction to Process Controls
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 BIMT Electrical Endorsement.

#91142   $375
  SCC CBIZ, 112 D Yotter
  Th & F, Feb 29 & Mar 1 8 AM - 3 PM

Control Charting Simplified
This course is designed to make the application of controlling chart simple.  In it you will learn how to understand the concepts and effectively use SPC Control Charts to improve process performance.

#92108   $179
  SCC CBIZ, 111 M Shaffer
  Th, Apr 18 9 AM - 1 PM

 

 

 


CPT Quality Module
Course work is delivered on-line and provides the body of knowledge required for the CPT Quality & Measurement Certificate. Learners will understand the following key work standards:  Participate in periodic internal quality audit activities, check calibration of gages and other data collection equipment, suggest continuous improvements, inspect materials and product/process at all stages to ensure they meet specifications, document the results of quality tests, and communicate quality problems. Take corrective actions to restore or maintain quality, record process outcomes and trends, identify fundamentals of blueprint reading, and use common measurement systems and precision measurement tools..

#91976   $699
  SCC VIR included in-person tutoring option B Junker
  T & Th, Jan 8 - May 12 2 - 3:20 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.

#91980   $169
  SCC WB, 125 J Gaddis
  T, Apr 16 & 23 5 - 9 PM

 

 



Shielded Metal Arc Welding 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.

Online Blueprint Reading and Safety
Instructor available for Q & A via Canvas/Self-paced training. Participants must login on the first day of class to course set-up.

  Online Blueprint Reading & Safety  
  Online J Fuhrman
  W & F, Aug 5 - Sep 2 5:30 - 7 PM
#9999 Hands-on Welding (Daytime Track)  
  SCC WB, 701 B White
  M - F,Aug 17 - Oct 2 7 - 11:30 AM
#9999 Hands-on Welding (Evening Track)  
  SCC WB, 701 M Kaczinski
  M - F, Aug 19 - Oct 2 5 - 9:30 PM

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Production Welding Certificate
This 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 and Safety
Instructor available for Q & A via Canvas/Self-paced training. Participants must login on the first day of class to course set-up.

  Online Blueprint Reading & Safety  
  Online J Fuhrman
  W & F, Sep 16 - Oct 11 5:30 - 7 PM
#9999 Hands-on Welding (Daytime Track)  
  SCC WB, 701 B White
  M - F, Oct 3 - Nov 6 5:30 - 9:30 PM
#90165 Hands-on Welding (Evening Track)  
  SCC WB, 701 M Kaczinski
  M - F, Oct 3 - Nov 6 5:30 - 9:30 PM

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