Successful manufacturing requires mastery of a critical body of knowledge that includes essential concepts in applied mathematics, measurement and inspection, safety, and quality/lean, as well as an understanding of the different types of materials used in production.



Basic Measurement 101 
Calibration Fundamentals 111 
Basics of Tolerance 121 
Blueprint Reading 131 
Hole Standards and Inspection 141 
Thread Standards and Inspection 151 
Surface Texture and Inspection 201 
Measuring System Analysis 300 
Introduction to GD&T 301 
Major Rules of GD&T 311 
GD&T Applications 312 
Inspecting a Prismatic Part 321 
Inspecting a Cylindrical Part 331 
Advanced Hole Inspection 341 
Inspecting with Optical Comparators 351 
Inspecting with CMMs 361 
Introduction to CMM Arms 362 
Calibration and Documentation 371 
In-Line Inspection Applications 381 
Intro to GD&T 200 (1994) 
Interpreting GD&T 310 (1994) 


Lean Manufacturing Overview 101 
Continuous Process Improvement: Managing Flow 124 
Continuous Process Improvement: Identifying and Eliminating Waste 125 
Developing a Lean Culture 135 
Total Productive Maintenance 141 
5S Overview 151 
Cell Design and Pull Systems 161 
Intro to Six Sigma 171 
Troubleshooting 181 
Conducting Kaizen Events 191 
SPC Overview 211 
Metrics for Lean 231 
Process Flow Charting 241 
Strategies for Setup Reduction 251 
Total Quality Management Overview 261 
Management Tools: Problem Solving 270 
Management Tools: Product and Process Design 275 
Value Stream Mapping: The Current State 301 
Six Sigma Goals and Tools 310 
Value Stream Mapping: The Future State 311 
Maintaining a Consistent Lean Culture 330 
Transforming Lean into Business Results 340 
Measuring Lean Systems 350 
Lean Fundamentals: Firm Grasp on Waste and Getting 5S Right 
Kaizen Workshop 
Value Stream Mapping: Diagram the Information and Material Flows in Your Business 


Introduction to Physical Properties 101 
Introduction to Mechanical Properties 111 
Introduction to Metals 121 
Introduction to Plastics 131 
Metal Manufacturing 140 
Introduction to Ceramics 141 
Introduction to Composites 151 
Polymer Composite Processes 152 
Classification of Steel 201 
Essentials of Heat Treatment of Steel 211 
Hardness Testing 221 
Ferrous Metals 231 
Nonferrous Metals 241 
Thermoplastics 251 
Principles of Injection Molding 255 
Thermosets 261 
Principles of Thermoforming 265 
Exotic Alloys 301 


Quality Overview 111 
ISO 9000 Review 121 
ISO 9001:2015 Review 122 
Approaches to Maintenance 131 
Process Design and Development 133 
Product Design and Development 134 
Production System Design and Development 136 
Equipment/Tool Design and Development 137 
Intro to Supply Chain Management 140 
Quality and Customer Service 175 
Conducting an Internal Audit 201 
TS 16949:2009 Overview 221 
IATF 16949:2016 Overview 222 
Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (FMEA) Fundamentals 
Statistical Process Control (SPC) Fundamentals 


Intro to OSHA 101 
Ergonomics 102 
Personal Protective Equipment 111 
Noise Reduction and Hearing Conservation 121 
Respiratory Safety 131 
Lockout/Tagout Procedures 141 
SDS and Hazard Communication 151 
Bloodborne Pathogens 161 
Walking and Working Surfaces 171 
Fire Safety and Prevention 181 
Flammable/Combustible Liquids 191 
Hand and Power Tool Safety 201 
Safety for Lifting Devices 211 
Powered Industrial Truck Safety 221 
Confined Spaces 231 
Environmental Safety Hazards 241 
Arc Flash Safety 251 
Fall Protection 261 
Machine Guarding 271 
Low Voltage Safety 

Shop Essentials (Applied Mathematics)

Math Fundamentals 101 
Applied and Engineering Sciences 110 
Math: Fractions and Decimals 111 
Units of Measurement 112 
Manufacturing Process Applications: Part I 124 
Manufacturing Process Applications: Part II 125 
Algebra Fundamentals 141 
Geometry: Lines and Angles 151 
Geometry: Triangles 161 
Shop Geometry Overview 170 
Geometry: Circles and Polygons 171 
Trigonometry: The Pythagorean Theorem 201 
Shop Trig Overview 210 
Trigonometry: Sine, Cosine, Tangent 211 
Trigonometry: Sine Bar Applications 221 
Interpreting Blueprints 230 
Statistics 231 
Concepts of Calculus 310 
Print Reading 


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