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Advanced Industrial Hydraulics

Course Number MP-10003

The course is designed to provide the opportunity to technicians and maintenance personnel to learn the operation and construction of hydraulic components.

At the completion of this course, the participants will be able to describe the operation of hydraulic components, perform general hydraulic component maintenance and design and understand hydraulic circuits.

The course provides a comprehensive discussion of hydraulic components and its operation. It also reviews the key factors for effectively designing hydraulic circuits. The class format includes classroom presentation, demonstration ands hands-on exercise through tabletop trainers.

Taught by highly qualified instructors who are experts in this field, the 16-hour course will give participants the ability to:

  • Recall and describe key concepts of the basic hydraulic course including the basic theory and key items of safety
  • List good maintenance practices for working on hydraulic systems
  • Describe the construction, operation and main failures of hydraulic components
  • Develop the skills to design and understand hydraulic circuits
  • Describe fundamental concepts for electro-hydraulic and automation, and how they can apply to hydraulic systems. Intended

Audience: Personnel involved in the maintenance and repair of hydraulic equipment and systems.

Duration: 16 hours

 


 

 Advanced Industrial Pneumatics

Course Number MP-10005

This course provides discussion of the applications of advanced industrial pneumatics as they apply to pneumatic systems.

With instruction from highly qualified experts, this course utilizes component cut-aways and tabletop trainers for hands-on training. This process allows participants to see pneumatic systems in action and to perform setups of pneumatic circuits.

Major benefits as a result of this training program include the ability to:

  • Minimize failures in pneumatic equipment, thus reducing downtime and cost
  • Describe pneumatic power and the components used in the design of pneumatic systems
  • Respond quickly to equipment and system failures
  • Use knowledge gained to maintain and repair pneumatic equipment and controls
  • Explain common circuit applications

Intended Audience: personnel involved in the maintenance of pneumatic equipment and systems.

Duration: 16-hours

 


 

Arc Flash Electrical Safe Work Practices (ESWP)

Course Number MP-10014

An excellent safety course, Arc Flash Electrical Safe Work Practices (ESWP) covers many issues and standards as specified by OSHA and NFPA. Topics covered include PPE requirements, working on energized equipment, OSHA lockout requirements, the approach distance concept, energized work, voltmeter and ammeter use, personal protective equipment, personal safety grounding, bus plug-in and busway, and switching.

Benefits of this training include the ability to:

  • Remain safe while performing plant electrical applications
  • Understand how to properly use testing equipment
  • Minimize accidents by properly using personal protective equipment

Duration: 8 hours

 


 

Basic Electricity for Mechanics

Course Number MP-10020

This course covers the fundamentals of electricity for workers in a mechanical role. We cover basic electrical laws, both AC and DC, as well as fundamental information on conductivity, current, resistance, circuitry, voltage, magnetism, capacitance and more. Also emphasized are basic safety practices, as well as various types of multimeters (electrical measuring devices).

Benefits of this training include the ability to:

  • Use electrical terminology
  • Demonstrate the proper safety practices for electrical jobs
  • Describe AC and DC laws and circuits
  • Use electrical measuring devices such as analog meters, voltage testers, ohmmeters, ammeters and megohmmeters

Duration: 8 hours

 


 

Basic Industrial Hydraulics

Course Number MP-10002

This course provides comprehensive discussion of the applications of basic industrial hydraulics as they apply to hydraulic systems.

Taught by highly qualified instructors who are experts in this field, this course is delivered in a format that uses a combination of classroom lecture coupled with comprehensive component review using real-world products.

The eight-hour course covers basic industrial hydraulics including theory, component operation and fluid power circuits. Major benefits as a result of this training program include the ability to:

  • Minimize failures in hydraulic equipment, thus reducing downtime and cost
  • Perform regular preventive maintenance on hydraulic equipment and systems
  • Interpret ANSI symbols and drawings to explain the functions of specific hydraulic systems
  • Use knowledge gained to maintain hydraulic equipment and controls

Intended Audience: personnel with a limited background in hydraulic components who are involved in the basic maintenance and repair of such equipment as well as individuals requiring a thorough review of hydraulic theory.

Duration: 8 hours

 


 

Basic Industrial Pneumatics

Course Number MP-10004

The course is designed to provide the opportunity to technicians and maintenance personnel to learn the operation and construction of hydraulic components.

At the completion of this course, the participants will be able to describe the operation of hydraulic components, perform general hydraulic component maintenance and design and understand hydraulic circuits.

The course provides a comprehensive discussion of hydraulic components and its operation. It also reviews the key factors for effectively designing hydraulic circuits. The class format includes classroom presentation, demonstration ands hands-on exercise through tabletop trainers.

Taught by highly qualified instructors who are experts in this field, the 16-hour course will give participants the ability to:

  • Recall and describe key concepts of the basic hydraulic course including the basic theory and key items of safety
  • List good maintenance practices for working on hydraulic systems
  • Describe the construction, operation and main failures of hydraulic components
  • Develop the skills to design and understand hydraulic circuits
  • Describe fundamental concepts for electro-hydraulic and automation, and how they can apply to hydraulic systems. Intended

Audience: Personnel involved in the maintenance and repair of hydraulic equipment and systems.

Duration: 16 hours

 


 

Bearing Maintenance & Fundamentals

Course Number MP-10007

This course provides comprehensive discussion of different bearing types, usage and modes of failure.

The two-day course is taught by highly qualified instructors who are experts in this field and is ideal for beginning and intermediate level personnel who are responsible for the maintenance, repair and testing of bearings and mechanical equipment. Hands-on training through the use of components and laboratory exercise allows participants to examine bearings before and after they have failed.

Participants can use the skills and knowledge gained in this class to:

  • Minimize bearing failures in equipment, thus reducing downtime and cost
  • Perform regular preventive maintenance on equipment
  • Quickly respond to bearing-related equipment and system failures
  • Gain an increased knowledge of bearings

Intended Audience: beginning and intermediate level personnel who are responsible for the maintenance, repair and testing of bearings and mechanical equipment.

Duration: 16 hours

 


 

Electrical Print Reading

Course Number MP-10021

A valuable course for anyone who works with electrical equipment, Electrical Print Reading provides basic understanding of how to read electrical prints. Special attention is devoted to ANSI guidelines for schematic symbols. To provide the most value, participants are encouraged to bring in actual plant schematics for use in the class. Depending on participant experience level and facility scheduling needs, the course can be conducted as a 4- or 8-hour session.

Benefits of this training include the ability to:

  • Decipher electrical prints
  • Understand commonly used ANSI symbols

Duration: 4 or 8 hours

 


 

Fall Protection

Course Number MP-10015

Falls are a major concern when working anywhere above the ground. They are the third leading cause of work-related fatalities and 85% of all falls that occur on the job result in lost time. By having a sound knowledge of fall protection practices, falls and subsequent injuries can be prevented. This course will cover the concepts associated with the procedures, precautions and protective equipment necessary to create a safe work environment.

Benefits of this training include the ability to:

  • Discuss the risks associated with working above ground and how to minimize those risks
  • Demonstrate the proper care and inspection of equipment
  • Demonstrate when and how to use guard rails, safety nets and personal fall arrest systems
  • Utilize good housekeeping habits to avoid issues with dropped tools and other hazards
  • Describe the difference between vertical and horizontal lifelines, and when to use them

Duration: 4 or 8 hours

 


 

Fluid Power Fundamentals

Course Number MP-10001

This course provides comprehensive discussion of the applications of fluid power fundamentals as they apply to hydraulic and pneumatic systems.

Hands-on training is accomplished through the use of component reviews and tabletop trainers. This allows participants to see fluid power in action and to perform setups of fulcrums, levers and timing circuits.

Taught by highly qualified instructors who are experts in this field, this 16-hour course covers basic fluid power fundamentals including theory, component operation and fluid power circuits. Major benefits as a result of this training program include the ability to:

  • Describe fluid power and the components used in the design of pneumatic and hydraulic systems
  • Perform regular preventive maintenance on hydraulic and pneumatic equipment and systems
  • Respond quickly to equipment and system failures
  • Use knowledge gained to maintain and repair hydraulic and pneumatic equipment and controls

Intended Audience: personnel with a limited background in pneumatic and hydraulic components who are involved in the basic maintenance and repair of such equipment as well as individuals requiring a thorough review of fluid power theory.

Duration: 24 hours

 


 

Basic Industrial Pneumatics

Course Number MP-10004

The course is designed to provide the opportunity to technicians and maintenance personnel to learn the operation and construction of hydraulic components.

At the completion of this course, the participants will be able to describe the operation of hydraulic components, perform general hydraulic component maintenance and design and understand hydraulic circuits.

The course provides a comprehensive discussion of hydraulic components and its operation. It also reviews the key factors for effectively designing hydraulic circuits. The class format includes classroom presentation, demonstration ands hands-on exercise through tabletop trainers.

Taught by highly qualified instructors who are experts in this field, the 16-hour course will give participants the ability to:

  • Recall and describe key concepts of the basic hydraulic course including the basic theory and key items of safety
  • List good maintenance practices for working on hydraulic systems
  • Describe the construction, operation and main failures of hydraulic components
  • Develop the skills to design and understand hydraulic circuits
  • Describe fundamental concepts for electro-hydraulic and automation, and how they can apply to hydraulic systems. Intended

Audience: Personnel involved in the maintenance and repair of hydraulic equipment and systems.

Duration: 16 hours

 


 

HVAC Air Conditioning & Refrigeration Fundamentals

Course Number MP-10022

A technician-level course developed for both operating and maintenance personnel, this course covers the basic mechanical refrigeration cycle, types of refrigerants, major refrigeration system components, and the fundamentals of system operation, maintenance and troubleshooting. We cover principles of small simple air conditioning systems as well as large commercial systems. Hands-on training is accomplished with small air conditioning systems and computer simulations.

Benefits of this training include the ability to:

  • Discuss the basic refrigeration cycle
  • Describe application of this cycle to modern refrigeration units
  • List types of refrigerants used in plants
  • Describe troubleshooting techniques and where to go for help if needed
  • Describe basic control systems and functions of control system components
  • Discuss lubrication of system components including properties and specifications of refrigerant oils
  • Discuss charging and evacuation of refrigerants
  • Discuss EPA requirements concerning refrigerants and their usage and storage
  • Describe leak detection and repair

Duration: 8 hours

Cost: Call for an estimate

 


 

Hydraulic Troubleshooting

Course number:MP-10009

This course provides comprehensive discussion of the applications of Hydraulic Troubleshooting (MP-10009) as they apply to hydraulic systems. Hands-on training is accomplished through the use of full-size trainers.

This process allows the students to see hydraulic system faults in action and to use a troubleshooting methodology and troubleshooting charts to identify and correct instructor-induced problems in the hydraulic tabletop trainers. This course is taught by highly qualified instructors who are experts in this field. The course covers industrial hydraulics troubleshooting.

Intended Audience: personnel involved in the troubleshooting and repair of hydraulic equipment

Duration: 8 hours

 


 

Lockout Tagout

Course Number MP-10019

This customized, on-site course provides an overview of the specific lockout/tagout programs used in your facility. We discuss the requirements for lockout using OSHA standards as well as plant specific policies. This course is intended for all plant personnel required to utilize a lockout/tagout system.

Benefits of this training include the ability to:

  • Describe the energy isolation requirements to safely work on equipment
  • Describe the local lockout/tagout program and your requirements in using this system
  • Demonstrate proper use of various lockout/tagout devices

Duration: 4 or 8 hours

 


 

Lubrication Technology

Course Number MP-10006

This course provides a comprehensive discussion of the applications of lubrication technology as they apply to the different components and systems involved with the lubrication of manufacturing equipment.

Covering the basics of lubrication, lubricants, filtration, maintenance, failure analysis and system design.

Major benefits as a result of this training program include the ability to:

  • Minimize failures in lubrication equipment, thus reducing downtime and cost
  • Perform regular preventive maintenance on lubrication equipment and systems
  • Quickly respond to equipment and system failures
  • Gain an increased knowledge of lubrication equipment and controls

Intended Audience: personnel involved in the maintenance, repair and testing of lubrication systems and equipment.

Duration: 16 hours

 


 

Motors & Drives Fundamentals

Course Number MP-10010

Students will learn the fundamentals of AC and DC motor theory including single and three phase induction motors, synchronous motors, magnetic motor starters, controller fundamentals, reduced voltage starters, DC controllers, and variable frequency drives.

This course consists of lectures and lab demonstrations that use actual motor controls, complete with fundamentals of troubleshooting faults.

After completing this course, participants will be able to:

  • Describe the operation of AC and DC motors
  • Describe the operation of variable AC and DC Drives
  • Identify main faults and troubleshoot motors and variable speed drives
  • Contribute to minimize plant downtime

Intended Audience: maintenance mechanical oriented personnel who begin to interact with motors, motor controls and associated equipment.

Duration: 16 hours

 


 

Power Transmission Technology

Course Number MP-10008

This course provides comprehensive discussion of the applications of power transmission technology as it applies to power transmission equipment.

The three-day course covers the operation, installation, maintenance and repair of various types of power transmission equipment.

Upon completion, participants will be able to:

  • Minimize failures in power transmission equipment, thus reducing downtime and cost
  • Perform regular preventive maintenance on power transmission equipment
  • Quickly respond to power transmission equipment failures
  • Demonstrate an increased knowledge of power transmission equipment and controls

Intended Audience: Personnel involved in the maintenance, repair and testing of power transmission equipment are ideal candidates for this course.

Duration: 24 hours

 


 

Pumps & Seals

Course Number MP-10018

This course covers the basic theory and operation of the most common types of pumps and seals including centrifugal pumps, positive-displacement pumps, mechanical seals and shaft sealing devices. It is ideal for skilled trades workers whose responsibilities involve pumps and seals. Participants will learn the basic concepts involved in the maintenance and troubleshooting of pumps and seals, including wear, overhaul, packing and alignment.

Benefits of this training include the ability to:

  • Explain the basic concept and types of commonly used pumps
  • Identify the parts of a pump and their function
  • Identify the factors that affect pump performance
  • Explain the purpose of packing
  • Describe the purpose and operation of commonly used seals
  • State the basic processes to troubleshoot pumps and seals

Duration: 8 hours

 


 

Rigging

Course Number MP-10013

An ideal course for rigging operators, suppliers and planners, Rigging covers the fundamentals of rigging operations and safety. We detail rigging gear including wire rope, slings, rigging hardware, hoists, beams, trolleys, jacks, winches and cribbing. In addition, we cover rigging safety practices and precautions, how to plan a rigging job, selecting the right equipment, and moving and manipulating a load.

Benefits of this training include the ability to:

  • Describe the most commonly used rigging gear
  • Demonstrate the proper safety practices for rigging jobs
  • Plan a rigging operation from start to finish
  • Troubleshoot rigging problems
  • Move or manipulate a load as needed

Duration: 8 hours

 


 

Root Cause Failure Analysis (RCFA)

Course Number MP-10023

Root Cause Failure Analysis (RCFA) is a technique used to determine the cause of undesirable events and prevent future occurrences. Undesirable events can include equipment failures, emergency incidents, technician errors, unsafe conditions, etc. This course describes how and when to use the RCFA technique. Students may perform practice exercises, depending on course length, to illustrate the various techniques in real-world situations. The course is designed for management, engineers, and senior operations and maintenance personnel who are responsible for diagnosing and correcting operational problems.

Benefits of this training include the ability to:

  • Explain the Root Cause Failure Analysis technique
  • Determine how to define a problem and gather pertinent information about it
  • Utilize problem-solving techniques such as Barrier Analysis, Change Analysis, and Effect and Causal Factor Analysis
  • Evaluate and document problems and chosen solutions

Duration: 4 or 8 hours

 


 

Technical Troubleshooting

Course Number MP-10017

Technical Troubleshooting provides personnel with the opportunity to learn and apply proven troubleshooting strategies and methodologies. We explore a seven-step troubleshooting method and detail the process of troubleshooting. These exercises can be developed to be site-specific using equipment actually installed and maintained at your facility. These strategies can be used to manage problems ranging from relatively simple to progressively more difficult. Includes a reusable template and flowchart.

Benefits of this training include the ability to:

  • Use troubleshooting skills to reduce plant-operating costs by minimizing equipment and system downtime and improve equipment reliability

Duration: 8 hours