The foundation of manufacturing courseware is primarily virtual instruction delivered on-line accessible anywhere, anytime. Using online simulations, assessments, and skills based activities, students obtain validated skills essential to their careers.
In addition to technical skills, these introductory manufacturing programs addresses the industry requirement for entry level employees to have appropriate employability skills on day one. Courses include OSHA safety principles. include portions of the SkillsUSA Career Skills Education Program (CSEP), and offer learners essential job skills, like communications, personal and professional growth, and career focus that make for successful work experiences. Attention is devoted to subjects like computer ethics in the workforce, resume writing and interview skills, teamwork, problem solving, retirement planning and the likes.
Other courseware includes an introduction to advanced manufacturing, with an overview of the field and potential career paths. Skills needed for entry and advancement into the manufacturing workforce are part of the programs, including quality control, basic and applied math skills, blue print reading, hand and power tool principles and applications.
With these courses, learners are workforce-ready: with the foundation for success in the field of advanced manufacturing.
The Foundations Skills program is a bundle of 12 courses in manufacturing skills that will enable a school to prepare students for industry with the core fundamental technology and work knowledge to prepare them for jobs in manufacturing and production.
The courseware is designed with both technical and soft skills for maximum student benefit. The program is designed for middle or high school students as well as for students in postsecondary schools preparing them for jobs.
The MSSC CPT Certification Prep program is a more expansive set of courseware that includes 16 courses and in addition provides prep training and practice tests for the CPT (Certified Production Technician) certification.
The series of courses is the most comprehensive virtual training for industry available and can be enhanced with hardware kits to deliver concentrations specific to the type of industry careers relevant to the region of the school.