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

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Course Date
APICS CPIM Part 1 - Basics of Supply Chain Management 9/20/2019

Lean

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Course Date
Lean Practitioner Level 1 Certificate 10/9/2018
Lean 101 - Principles of Lean Manufacturing 10/9/2019
5S Workspace Organization 11/7/2019
Standardized Work 12/3/2019

Manufacturing

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Course Date
PLC Core Skills Series 9/9/2019
PLC Basics 9/9/2019
PLC Intermediate 9/10/2019
PLC Advanced Application Topics 9/12/2019
Pumps and Valves Fundamentals 9/3/2019
Pneumatic Control Valves, Actuators and Positioners 9/5/2019
Trouble Shooting Mechanical Systems 9/6/2019
Industrial Safety 9/9/2019
Shielded Metal Arc (Stick) Welding Certificate 8/26/2019

Re-Licensure - Electrical

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Course Date
Photovoltaic Systems 9/14/2019
Standard Method Load Calculations 9/19/2019
NEC Code Update 10/3/2019
Grounding & Bonding 10/19/2019
Box Fill 10/19/2019

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.

#69744 21 Hours, 3 Sessions $1,159.00
  SCC CBIZ,111 Tammy Dean
  Fridays, Sep 20 - Nov 15 8 AM - 3:30 PM

 

 

 

Lean

Lean Practitioner Level 1 Certificate
Staying competitive in today’s rapidly changing global marketplace requires well-trained and highly-motivated employees. Lean Practitioner Level 1 focuses on giving your team that “Ah, ha!” understanding of why Lean makes sense and lays the foundation with management for an organization-wide transformation. Get a tuition discount and earn a certificate for completing the first of three Lean Practitioner Levels. The level 1 certificate includes Lean 101, 5S Workspace Organization and Lean Mapping Tools.

#9999 24 Hours, 4 Sessions $895.00
  SCC CBIZ  
  , Oct 9 - Dec 17 8 AM - 4:30 PM

 

 

 

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.

#69852 8 Hours, 1 Session $459.00
  SCC CBIZ,112 Al Clausen
  Wednesday, Oct 9 8 AM - 5 PM

 

 

 

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.

#69735 8 Hours, 2 Sessions $295.00
  SCC CBIZ,111 Terry Durbin
  Thursdays, Nov 7 & 21 8 AM - Noon

 

 

 

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, identify the processes for improving standards, examine the key formulas, tables and worksheets to create standard work and determine the applications of standard work for training, improvements, and decision making. Class is part of Level 1 of the Lean Practitioner Certificate.

#69741 8 Hours, 2 Sessions $295.00
  SCC CBIZ,111 Terry Durbin
  Tuesdays, Dec 3 & 17 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.

#9999 35 Hours, 5 Sessions $1,495.00
  SCC CBIZ,RPP 112 Bruce Dunek
  Mon - Fri, Sep 9 - 13 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 PLC experience. The topics covered in this course will include hardware components, establishing communication 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 PLC Core Series Certificate.

#69163 7 Hours, 1 Session $350.00
  SCC CBIZ,112 Bruce Dunek
  Monday, Sep 9 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 and working with the following instruction sets: XIO, XIC, OTE, OTL, OTU, TON, RTO, TOF, RES, CTU, & CTD and basic troubleshooting. This course is approved for the PLC Core Series Certificate.

#69164 14 Hours, 2 Sessions $695.00
  SCC CBIZ,112 Bruce Dunek
  Tue & Wed, Sep 10 & 11 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.

#69165 14 Hours, 2 Sessions $695.00
  SCC CBIZ,112 Joseph Martin
  Thu & Fri, Sep 12 & 13 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.

#69171 12 Hours, 2 Sessions $329.00
  SCC CBIZ,103 Dave Rector
  Tue & Wed, Sep 3 & 4 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.

#69181 6 Hours, 1 Session $179.00
  SCC CBIZ,103 Dave Rector
  Thursday, Sep 5 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.

#69182 6 Hours, 1 Session $179.00
  SCC CBIZ,103 Dave Rector
  Friday, Sep 6 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.

#69178 6 Hours, 1 Session $179.00
  SCC CBIZ,103 Dave Rector
  Monday, Sep 9 8 AM - 3 PM

 

 

 

Shielded Metal Arc (Stick) 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.

#69399 224 Hours, 45 Sessions $2,995.00
  SCC WB,607 Chris Jennings
  Monday, Aug 26 - Nov 4 4 - 9 PM

 

 

 

Re-Licensure - Electrical

Photovoltaic Systems
This 6 hour “CODE” Iowa ECU approved class will give you the most recent code updates and 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 CEUs for Electrical Relicensing awarded after successful completion.

#69742 6 Hours, 1 Session $125.00
  SCC WB,603 Herb Ogden
  Saturday, Sep 14 8 AM - 3 PM

 

 

 

Standard Method Load Calculations
This covers all the rules for residential service calculation in Article 220, including lighting demands, cooking equipment, appliances, heating and air conditioning loads and sizing service and feeder conductors. 6 CEUs for Electrician Relicensing awarded after successful completion

#69856 6 Hours, 1 Session $125.00
  SCC CBIZ,103 Herb Ogden
  Thursday, Sep 19 4:30 - 10:30 PM

 

 

 

NEC Code Update
This course covers the major changes to the 2017 National Electric Code that affects most electricians including residential, commercial and industrial installations. Please bring 2017 NEC code book, calculator, and pencil/pen. 6 CEUs for Electrician Relicensing awarded after successful completion.

#69745 6 Hours, 1 Session $125.00
  SCC CBIZ,103 Herb Ogden
  Thursday, Oct 3 4:30 - 10:30 PM

 

 

 

Grounding & Bonding
This course covers Article 250 including service and equipment grounding and bonding and 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. Please bring 2014 NEC code book, calculator, and pencil/pen. 4 CEUs for Electrician Relicensing awarded after successful completion.

#69746 4 Hours, 1 Session $89.00
  SCC WB,607 Herb Ogden
  Saturday, Oct 19 8 AM - Noon

 

 

 

Box Fill
This 2-hour code class teaches proper sizing of pull boxes, device boxes, conductor counting and reductions using Article 314. (Box fill rules are one of the most misapplied rules.) Participants must bring a 2014 NEC code book, calculator, pencil/pen. 2 CEUs for Electrical Relicensing awarded after successful completion.

#69751 2 Hours, 1 Session $69.00
  SCC WB,607 Herb Ogden
  Saturday, Oct 19 12:30 - 2:30 PM

 

 

 

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