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Manufacturing skills courses that teach essential technical and employability skills

Technical Skills Courses

The 180 Skills course library includes over 550 technical skills courses that teach 21 technical competencies including:

  • Aerospace manufacturing
  • Automation
  • CNC machining
  • Industrial maintenance
  • Safety
  • Quality
  • Six Sigma
  • Nondestructive examination

No-cost customization

Our skills training system enables you to organize skills courses into pre-hire and post-hire learning paths that are perfect for onboarding and growing your technical manufacturing workforce.

Employability Skills

Our skills course library has more than 150 skills courses that teach employability skills competencies including:

  • Math
  • Communications
  • Group dynamics
  • Teamwork
  • Conflict resolution
  • Customer service
  • Time management
  • Technical writing

Employability skills aren’t limited to “people skills”

On average, one quarter of the skills required for a technical job are employability skills. Employees with strong employability skills will be invaluable members of high-performing, collaborative teams.

Skills Course Library Organization

THE 180 SKILLS COURSE LIBRARY CONTAINS 700+ SKILLS COURSES IN 34 COMPETENCY TOPICS AREAS

We have organized the competency topics into four major categories

Technical

Technical skills competencies are aligned with industry-defined standards for the mastery required to perform technical manufacturing job functions.

Health & Safety

Health & safety skills competencies include the basic OSHA skills required for employees in an industrial environment.

Continuous Improvement

Continuous improvement skills competencies are aligned with the global quality management standards of ISO-9001, TS-16949 and Six Sigma.

Employability

Employability skills competencies cover a broad range of important, non-technical topics that are listed by employers as essential to job performance.

Technical Skills

Technical skills competencies are aligned with industry-defined standards for the mastery required to perform technical job functions.

Aerospace Manufacturing (96)

Automation (8)

CNC Machining (44)

Cutting Tools (12)

Composites Manufacturing (63)

Electrical (54)

Engineering Drawings (30)

Fasteners (12)

Hand Tools (4)

Hydraulics (8)

Logistics (7)

Manufacturing (13)

Materials (4)

Measurement Tools (26)

Nondestructive Examination (54)

Programmable Logic Controllers (8)

Power Tools (13)

Pneumatics (11)

Robotics (7)

Tool Making (5)

Welding (3)

Health & Safety Skills

Health & safety competencies include the basic OSHA skills required for employees in an industrial environment.

Safety (31)

Continuous Improvement Skills

Continuous improvement skills are aligned with the global quality management standards of ISO-9001, TS-16949 and Six Sigma.

Lean Manufacturing (8)

Quality Assurance (38)

Six Sigma (22)

Employability Skills

Employability skills cover a broad range of important, non-technical topics that are listed by employers as essential to job performance.

Career Building (21)

Communication (12)

Customer Service (11)

Math (22)

Microsoft Office (8)

Personal Finances (13)

Study Skills (4)

Team Building (17)

Time Management (9)

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