Let us train your employees.

Learning is a lifelong process. We provide continued education opportunities for members of your company or organization. Consider one of our preexisting classes or request a custom curriculum to suit your needs.

“Our employees who have participated in training classes through the Industrial Arts Institute have consistently provided extremely positive feedback regarding not only the program, but the instructors as well. The training has provided valuable skills to our employees which helps them become an even bigger asset to our business. We are very grateful to have the IAI as a local, viable resource for our employees.”

John Abbitt, Site Operations Manager, Carmeuse Lime & Stone

Custom welding training module


Working directly with the manufacturing client, IAI will assess the welding needs and requirements to develop a customized welder training module that incorporates the specific processes and qualifications required by the company.

Up to 8 participants per class.

Basics of theory and operations of machining equipment and procedures


This course provides instruction on the theory and operation of drill presses, manual lathes, milling machines, grinders, and other machining tools. Students will receive training on drill bit sharpening, explanation of proper tap drill sizing, different thread pitches and tapping head experience. The lathe curriculum will cover facing, turning, boring and single point threading. Milling machine training will focus on squaring a vise, tramming heads, the use of edge finders, digital read outs and proper block squaring. Hands-on projects are the basis for instruction.

Theoretical and practical, classroom instruction and hands on experience


Aluminum’s high strength to weight ratio, low cost, and recycle ability, are some of the reasons that aluminum is being adopted as a material of choice. This class will include both the theoretical and practical, hands-on approach to the welding of aluminum alloys. The classroom instruction includes an understanding of the theory and general characteristics of the various aluminum alloys and tempers. This class is designed for a participant who already is or will be working with aluminum technology.

Raise critical thinking, address problems, gain decision making skills


This introductory course is designed to raise the critical thinking skills of the participant. Emphasis is placed on developing the skills to identify problems, evaluate alternative actions, and to justify and defend decisions. The goal is for each participant to develop the ability to apply thinking and reasoning skills to business decisions and to develop the skills to influence others. The course exposes the participant to problem-solving philosophies including Lean Thinking, Six Sigma, and Theory of Constraints. The module includes a work-based project, and exercises where participants are given the opportunity to implement their problem-solving and critical thinking learnings in a dynamic and complex business environment.

Organize individual and group behavior, diversity, environments


This introductory course is designed to help the participant develop the capabilities to observe and affect individual and group behavior within an organizational setting. Specifically, the course will address motivation and commitment, gender and generational differences, interpersonal communication, managing expectations, and emotional intelligence. The participant will learn to understand self as well as others toward the goal of effectively managing relationships with a wide range of people in an organizational setting. The focus of this course is on the behaviors of effective leaders. Specifically, the course will address the ideas of leadership versus management, transitions into leadership roles, power and influence, and contemporary practices in management and leadership that affect individual behavior in order to improve organizational performance. Additionally, several challenges of managing the corporation are also addressed, Including change management, ethical decision-making, and managing conflict in the workplace.

Working knowledge of visual representations of assemblies


This introductory Blueprint Reading Course will provide participants with a working knowledge of how to visualize object shapes and read a blueprint for size and location dimensions, symbols, mathematics notes and related welding and assembly information show on print. The practical activities in this course help participants develop the range of thinking required to assemble simple components and complex assemblies from welding prints.

Introduction to project managment inputs, tools, techniques, and outputs


This course provides a foundation and introduction to Project Management Inputs (documents, plans, designs), Tools and Techniques (mechanisms applied to inputs) and Outputs (documents, plans designs). Emphasis is placed on developing skills and common nomenclature to participate in company projects and timelines.

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