Amatrol Industrial Skills Learning Systems

Industry continues to experience a shortage of technically skilled workers at almost all levels. The skill gap is expected to grow worse before it gets better with one study showing a graduation rate of 17% for technically skilled workers while the demand hovers around 30%. In addition, industry faces the challenge of significant incumbent worker training as technology changes quickly. Technical skills can become outdated in as little as two years. In a demanding and often global marketplace, having the right workers with the right skills is both a necessity and challenge.

Growing the skilled-labor pool is not an easy task, but it is one that the industry must tackle creatively, and quickly. While there is no single answer to the skilled-labor shortage facing the manufacturing and industrial sectors, companies are stepping up to find employees through new ideas and methodologies.

Amatrol offers a complete range of learning systems that allow industry to upgrade or refresh current skills and also teach new skills as needed. Our learning programs are designed to be self-paced, flexible, and to create job-ready skills. An essential part of how our learning materials are developed is our close partnership with key industry clients such as Ford, Tropicana, General Motors, Caterpillar and many others. In addition to international skill standards, Amatrol combines industry task research and analysis with partner review and feedback to develop true job-ready skills-based training systems.

Skills-based learning programs for job-ready technical skills

Skills-based learning programs for job-ready technical skills

Amatrol designs, develops and manufactures technical learning systems, highly interactive eLearning, hands-on simulators, and more to train tomorrow’s global workforce for many diverse industries such as manufacturing, oil and gas, packaging, etc. Many companies use these made-in-the-USA products to teach individuals technical and workplace skills ranging from entry level basic technical skills to advanced technology troubleshooting. Amatrol uses real-world components in its training equipment and in-depth curricula to develop the workforce’s next generation.

Industrial Troubleshooting Learning Equipment

Troubleshooting

Each Advanced Manufacturing topic incorporates the skill development needed for modern industry. From operation to complex troubleshooting, Amatrol’s learning systems deliver job-ready skills. Amatrol’s equipment and curriculum are designed to teach increasing levels of troubleshooting and problem-solving skills through:

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Teaching Advanced Manufacturing Troubleshooting by Design

FaulPro Training

Each Advanced Manufacturing topic incorporates the skill development needed for modern industry. From operation to complex troubleshooting, Amatrol’s learning systems deliver job-ready skills. Amatrol’s equipment and curriculum are designed to teach increasing levels of troubleshooting and problem-solving skills through:

  • Computerized Fault Insertion
  • Performance Measurement
  • Application Devices
  • Load Devices

Amatrol’s unique computer-based fault insertion system, FaultPro, allows instructors to automatically insert faults and track student results. Instructors can confidently present students with challenging faults without risk of damaging the equipment. Amatrol is the only manufacturer of technical training equipment to offer automatic fault insertion. In addition to automatic fault insertion, Amatrol incorporates many types of applications and load devices, both inertial and friction types, to help teach troubleshooting under realistic industrial conditions. Extensive instrumentation is used to measure torque, speed, current, pressure, flow, and voltage, further enhancing the troubleshooting learning experience for students.

Determine learner's skill level

eAssessment

Amatrol’s eAssessment revolutionizes technical assessment and training by individually determining a learner’s skill level in specific areas. This assessment prevents training overlap, which dramatically improves training effectiveness and efficiency, reducing invested time and cost.

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Amatrol eAssessment

Identify skill gaps to target training to only what is needed for each individual!

eAssessment from Amatrol / Oxygen Education revolutionizes technical assessment and training. It dramatically improves training effectiveness while reducing invested time and cost.

eAssessment brings you the power to teach as little or as much needed for each student! Assessing your student's technical knowledge provides the base you need to effectively target training.

Targeted Training to fill the Gaps

We know that you have long wanted to train your workers on what they need to be successful in their jobs. Student success means more production uptime leading to lower costs, timely shipments, and quality products. eAssessment brings you the power to train as little or as much needed for each student! Assessing your workers' technical knowledge provides the base you need to effectively target training.

Available Assessments:

  • Automation
  • Electrical
  • Fluid Power
  • Industry Fundamentals
  • Lean Manufacturing
  • Machining
  • Manufacturing Processes
  • Materials
  • Measurement & Gauging
  • Mechanical
  • Prints & Drawings
  • Process Control
  • Quality
  • Safety
  • Structural Engineering
  • Surveying
  • Thermal
  • Workplace Effectiveness

Target Training for Each Learner:

  • Focused learning – students can spend time learning only what they need
  • Positive process – establishes and recognizes highly skilled students
  • Individual and aggregate results – allows teachers to view results for the individual as well as across organization levels, groups
  • Reduces training time - training can be accelerated depending on the skills of individual students and the training can be tailored to focus on each students needs

Why Use eAssessment?

  • In-depth assessment – questions developed with industry partners for real work application
  • Prescriptive – directs your students to specifically what they need to know
  • Simple, easy to use with powerful reporting

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NIMS Endorsed IMT Certification

Industrial Maintenance

Amatrol’s hands-on, skills-focused interactive technical training will help prepare much needed future technicians for the new NIMS certification. Industrial maintenance technology (IMT) needs have grown rapidly with too few skilled technicians to fill the jobs.

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Training Program for Careers in Industrial Maintenance

Industrial equipment maintenance technician careers offer some of the highest paying and most satisfying opportunities available today as companies increase their use of newer and more complex machinery. To perform these jobs well, technicians must have higher skill levels in a wider range of technologies than ever before.

NIMS, Lightweight Innovations for Tomorrow (LIFT) – one of the new national manufacturing innovation institutes — and Ivy Tech Community College (Ivy Tech) are partnering to enhance and expand training to fill the largest number of open manufacturing jobs. The program is part of a comprehensive effort to train a new industrial technology maintenance workforce, which drives the performance and improvement of high-tech manufacturing, and has grown in demand by 118% from 2011 to 2015.

These jobs entail the maintenance, troubleshooting and improvement of complex machines and automation systems that create efficient and productive manufacturing. To support the rapid deployment of new light weighting technologies being developed at LIFT, workers will have to understand and be confident in using the latest advanced technologies, help integrate them into companies’ processes and maintain their performance over time. The initiative will focus on building high-quality training programs by:

  • Rolling out the first-ever industry standards for training the industrial technology maintenance workforce;
  • Training instructors from community colleges across the entire region; and
  • Equipping a competent workforce with the knowledge, skills and credentials they need to enter into and advance in the field.

In order to address the critical need for skilled maintenance technicians, NIMS has created nine stackable certifications in Industrial Technology Maintenance (ITM).

NIMS ITM Certifications are available in each of the following duty areas:

NIMS ITM Certifications - Duty Area 1 Maintenance Operations

To prepare individuals for the performance-based portion of the certifications, in addition to the NIMS recommended eLearning, Amatrol offers OJT manuals, Instructor's Guides, and hardware trainer/simulators. Amatrol's hardware trainers utilize industrial components to recreate industrial applications to teach the hands-on skills required to complete the NIMS certifications.

NIMS Duty Area 1 - Maintenance Operations

- 32 eLearning Modules

Hardware Systems Available to Support Hands-On Training:

  • Mechanical Fabrication (950-MPF1)
  • Rigging 1 (950-RGB1)
  • Rigging 2 (95-RGB2)

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NIMS ITM Certifications - Duty Area 2 Basic Mechanical Systems

To prepare individuals for the performance-based portion of the certifications, in addition to the NIMS recommended eLearning, Amatrol offers OJT manuals, Instructor's Guides, and hardware trainer/simulators. Amatrol's hardware trainers utilize industrial components to recreate industrial applications to teach the hands-on skills required to complete the NIMS certifications.

NIMS Duty Area 2 - Basic Mechanical Systems

- 20 eLearning Modules

Hardware Systems Available to Support Hands-On Training:

  • Basic Measurement (990-MES1 or 950-MES1)
  • Mechanical Drives 1 (950-ME1 or 990-ME1)
  • Mechanical Drives 2 (95-ME2 or 99-ME2)
  • Laser Alignment (95-ME2A)

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NIMS ITM Certifications - Duty Area 3 Basic Hydraulic Systems

To prepare individuals for the performance-based portion of the certifications, in addition to the NIMS recommended eLearning, Amatrol offers OJT manuals, Instructor's Guides, and hardware trainer/simulators. Amatrol's hardware trainers utilize industrial components to recreate industrial applications to teach the hands-on skills required to complete the NIMS certifications.

NIMS Duty Area 3 - Basic Hydraulic Systems

- 20 eLearning Modules

Hardware Systems Available to Support Hands-On Training:

  • Basic Hydraulics (85-BH)
  • Intermediate Hydraulics (85-IH)
  • Hydraulic Troubleshooting (950-HTB1 or 950-HT1)
  • Hydraulic Maintenance (950-HM1)

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NIMS ITM Certifications - Duty Area 4 Basic Pneumatic Systems

To prepare individuals for the performance-based portion of the certifications, in addition to the NIMS recommended eLearning, Amatrol offers OJT manuals, Instructor's Guides, and hardware trainer/simulators. Amatrol's hardware trainers utilize industrial components to recreate industrial applications to teach the hands-on skills required to complete the NIMS certifications.

NIMS Duty Area 4 - Basic Pneumatic Systems

- 14 eLearning Modules

Hardware Systems Available to Support Hands-On Training:

  • Pneumatic Systems (990-PN1 or 85-BP)
  • Intermediate Pneumatics (85-IP or 990-PN1)
  • Pneumatic Troubleshooting (990-PTB1 or 950-PT1)

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NIMS ITM Certifications - Duty Area 5 Electrical Systems

To prepare individuals for the performance-based portion of the certifications, in addition to the NIMS recommended eLearning, Amatrol offers OJT manuals, Instructor's Guides, and hardware trainer/simulators. Amatrol's hardware trainers utilize industrial components to recreate industrial applications to teach the hands-on skills required to complete the NIMS certifications.

NIMS Duty Area 5 - Electrical Systems

- 35 eLearning Modules.

Hardware Systems Available to Support Hands-On Training:

  • AC/DC Electricity (T7017A or 990-ACDC1)
  • Motor Control (990-MC1 or 85-MT5)
  • Rotating Machines (85-MT2)
  • AC/DC Motor Troubleshooting (95-MT2E)
  • Industrial Wiring Systems (850-MT6B_AL and 850-MT6B_BL)
  • Soldering (85-MT6BB_AL and 85-MT6BB_BL)
  • Electronic Sensors (990-SN1 or 85-SN1)
  • Electro-Fluid Power (85-EF)

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NIMS ITM Certifications - Duty Area 6 Electronic Control Systems

To prepare individuals for the performance-based portion of the certifications, in addition to the NIMS recommended eLearning, Amatrol offers OJT manuals, Instructor's Guides, and hardware trainer/simulators. Amatrol's hardware trainers utilize industrial components to recreate industrial applications to teach the hands-on skills required to complete the NIMS certifications.

NIMS Duty Area 6 - Electronic Control Systems

- 27 eLearning Modules

Hardware Systems Available to Support Hands-On Training:

  • Power & Control Electronics (990-ELE1 or T7018)
  • PLC Troubleshooting (990-PAB53F or 890-PECB with 890-AB5500)
  • VFD/PLC Installation (85-MT6BA_AL and 85-MT6BA_BL)
  • AC Variable Frequency Drive Troubleshooting (990-DRV1F or MT5-C)

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NIMS ITM Certifications - Duty Area 7 Process Control System

To prepare individuals for the performance-based portion of the certifications, in addition to the NIMS recommended eLearning, Amatrol offers OJT manuals, Instructor's Guides, and hardware trainer/simulators. Amatrol's hardware trainers utilize industrial components to recreate industrial applications to teach the hands-on skills required to complete the NIMS certifications.

NIMS Duty Area 7 - Process Control System

- 11 eLearning Modules

Hardware Systems Available to Support Hands-On Training:

  • Process Control (T5552F)

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NIMS ITM Certifications - Duty Area 8 Maintenance Welding

To prepare individuals for the performance-based portion of the certifications, in addition to the NIMS recommended eLearning, Amatrol offers OJT manuals, Instructor's Guides, and hardware trainer/simulators. Amatrol's hardware trainers utilize industrial components to recreate industrial applications to teach the hands-on skills required to complete the NIMS certifications.

NIMS Duty Area 8 - Maintenance Welding

- 7 eLearning Modules

Hardware Systems Available to Support Hands-On Training:

  • Welding Technology (950-WT1)

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NIMS ITM Certifications - Duty Area 9 Maintenance Piping

To prepare individuals for the performance-based portion of the certifications, in addition to the NIMS recommended eLearning, Amatrol offers OJT manuals, Instructor's Guides, and hardware trainer/simulators. Amatrol's hardware trainers utilize industrial components to recreate industrial applications to teach the hands-on skills required to complete the NIMS certifications.

NIMS Duty Area 9 - Maintenance Piping

- 5 eLearning Modules

Hardware Systems Available to Support Hands-On Training:

  • Piping Systems (950-PS1)

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Industrial Skills Training Equipment

Advanced Manufacturing

We offer equipment and curriculum from Amatrol’s Advanced Manufacturing program. Amatrol’s industry leading equipment and curriculum is developed in partnership with industry to deliver job ready, industry relevant skills. Working closely with companies like Caterpillar, Tropicana and many others Amatrol has designed equipment for work place success.

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Advanced Manufacturing

Key Features

  • Highly Demanded Industry Skills: Hands-On, Job-Ready
  • Individualized Self-Paced or Group Learning Flexibility
  • Extensive Curriculum Spanning Basics Through Advanced
  • Authentic Industrial Troubleshooting
  • Durable, Industrial Equipment Designed for Effective Teaching
  • Superior Multimedia Interactivity Connects With Learners
  • eAssessment to Accelerate Learning, Improve Effectiveness
  • Learning Anywhere, Anytime – 24 x 7
  • Outstanding Support
  • Computer Based Training (CBT) with Amatrol’s eAssessment (available via the web)

Amatrol’s Advanced Manufacturing program showcases Integrated Systems Technology (IST), a unique way to combine hands-on skills with strong curriculum for an outstanding learner experience. The training program offers multiple levels of study, starting with the basics and rapidly building into more sophisticated technology applications. With over 3,500 worldwide installations and growing, Amatrol continues to demonstrate a strong commitment to bridging the technical skill gaps in our workforce.

Job-Ready Skills

Each topical area starts with basic concepts and then leads the student into a layered learning process of increasing depth. Skills and theory are strongly reinforced throughout Amatrol’s hands-on learning curriculum regardless of how the student accesses it – printed LAPs, interactive multimedia LAPs or web-delivered LAPs. Skills learned in one LAP are often used in other LAPs to reinforce student learning.

Each Advanced Manufacturing topic incorporates the skill development needed for modern industry. From operation to complex troubleshooting, Amatrol’s learning systems deliver job-ready skills. Throughout all learning topics are problem-solving activities that create adaptive skills for new situations such as component selection, sizing, system layout and program design. Workplace skills, such as working in a team, communicating ideas, etc. are emphasized as well.

Teaching Advanced Manufacturing Troubleshooting by Design

From operation to complex troubleshooting, Amatrol’s learning systems deliver job-ready skills. Amatrol’s equipment and curriculum are designed to teach increasing levels of troubleshooting and problem-solving skills through:

  • Computerized Fault Insertion
  • Performance Measurement
  • Application Devices
  • Load Devices

Amatrol’s unique computer-based fault insertion system, FaultPro, allows instructors to automatically insert faults and track individual results. Instructors can confidently present learners with challenging faults without risk of damaging the equipment. Amatrol is the only manufacturer of technical training equipment to offer automatic fault insertion. In addition to automatic fault insertion, Amatrol incorporates many types of applications and load devices, both inertial and friction types, to help teach troubleshooting under realistic industrial conditions. Extensive instrumentation is used to measure torque, speed, current, pressure, flow, and voltage, further enhancing the troubleshooting learning experience for students.

Easy Skill Assessment and Tracking

Easy class setup and reporting combined with computerized testing and authentic skill assessment are key leveraging points for instructors. Define classes anyway you wish – tests, projects, skill assessments, attendance, etc. Reporting is simple with many pre-defined reports and easy import / export capability. Pre-quizzes and quizzes are delivered via the computer with results automatically reported. SkillACE supports authentic assessment, which is critical to creating practical skills students can apply with confidence either in the workplace or in advanced studies. Instructors can enter place assessment results via a PDA or on any student or teacher workstation.

Amatrol’s CNC Machine Operator Program

Flexible Turn-Key Program

Amatrol’s turn-key program includes:

  • 130+ Skills
  • 80+ Hours of Learning
  • 24 Self-Paced Learning Units
  • Instructor’s Assessment Guide
  • On-The-Job Training Guide
  • NIMS Certification Package
 

We offer a wide range of industrial skills trainers from Amatrol. Contact us to find out more!

 

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