Original Date: 11/03/1996
Revision Date: 01/18/2007
Information : Engineers and the Shop Floor Course
The Manufacturing Skills Campus offers advanced manufacturing training in precision machining and industrial technologies. Instructors consist of senior craft workers with an average of 20 years of experience in advanced manufacturing production operations. Of all the courses offered by the Skills Campus, the Engineers and the Shop Floor course provides one of the most unique training opportunities.
The Engineers and the Shop Floor course provides engineers and managers with hands-on experience in an advanced manufacturing shop floor environment. This unique perspective allows participants to enhance their process knowledge base and manufacturing capabilities. The course emphasizes theory, application, and interaction with shop floor personnel. Designed in a modular format, the course can be customized to a participant’s needs in manufacturing and engineering systems; process and fabrication; and advanced industrial practices. Participants gain experience in machine tool operation; tooling and fixturing requirements; inspection techniques; and flexible manufacturing practices.
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