INDUSTRIAL SKILLS

NEW! ASHRAE ESSENTIALS: 62.1-2016-VENTILATION FOR ACCEPTABLE INDOOR AIR QUALITY TRAINING COURSE

ANSI/ASHRAE 62.1-2016 – Ventilation for Acceptable Indoor Air Quality, the ventilation standard for non-residential buildings – is one of many developed and maintained by the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers, better known as ASHRAE. The intent of this course is to introduce the learner to the Standard, its origins, its purpose and its application in maintaining economical and effective air cleaning solutions in buildings that will benefit human health and performance. This one hour, essential course will introduce participants to the ASHRAE standard; cover the fundamental requirements of the standard; explain how these requirements are met; outline challenges experienced in different building types in maintaining a healthy indoor environment; present basic design, construction, and operations & maintenance concepts; and present the relationship of this standard with other current standards.

JUST RELEASED! ASHRAE ESSENTIALS: 90.1-2016-ENERGY STANDARD FOR BUILDINGS EXCEPT LOW-RISE RESIDENTIAL BUILDINGS TRAINING COURSE

This course is an introduction to ANSI/ASHRAE 90.1-2016 – Energy Standard for Buildings Except Low-Rise Residential Buildings, the building industry’s standard for defining the steps that must be taken to meet and demonstrate minimum energy efficiency in the built environment. The Standard is one of many developed and maintained by the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers. The intent of this one hour course is to introduce the Standard; its origins; its purpose and its application. This course is intended for engineers of building HVAC systems, architects, building code officials, HVAC equipment manufacturers and building managers and owners.

NOW AVAILABLE! ASHRAE ESSENTIALS: 55-2017-THERMAL ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS FOR HUMAN OCCUPANCY TRAINING COURSE

This course is an introduction to ANSI/ASHRAE 55-2017 – Thermal Environmental Conditions for Human Occupancy, the building industry’s standard for defining and quantifying relative comfort in the built environment. The Standard is one of many developed and maintained by the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers. The intent of this one hour course is to introduce learners to the Standard; its origins; its purpose and its application. This course is intended for engineers of building HVAC systems, architects, building code officials, HVAC equipment manufacturers and building managers and owners.

NEW! DELIVERY TRUCK MAINTENANCE TRAINING COURSE

The Delivery Truck Maintenance Training Course is a 20 minute fundamental course covering: differences between “reactive maintenance” and “preventative maintenance”; benefits of preventative truck maintenance; how preventative maintenance can save money; major elements of preventative maintenance systems; responsibilities of a driver in a preventative maintenance system; safety-related inspection items for a delivery truck; and scheduled mechanical maintenance items for a delivery truck.

NEW! VEHICLE BRAKE BASICS TRAINING COURSE JUST RELEASED

The Vehicle Brake Basics course is 28 minutes that discusses the hydraulic braking systems typically installed in modern automobiles and light duty trucks. Brake pedal design; vacuum-assisted brake boosters; master and slave cylinders; emergency brakes; anti-lock brake systems; and the importance of regular inspections and maintenance are all covered.

JUST RELEASED! CLUTCH BASICS TRAINING COURSE

A clutch is a device that connects and disconnects a driving (input) shaft and a driven (output) shaft. Clutches are important for applications where the motor needs to be started before it is connected to the load or disconnected before it is stopped. There are many different types of clutches, each with advantages and disadvantages. The proper choice depends on the speed, torque, loading characteristics, and operating temperature of the application. This 21 minute course covers: purpose of a clutch; different clutch types; the components and how each type works; advantages and disadvantages of each type; and typical applications for each type.

NEW! CELL PHONE USE IN THE WORKPLACE TRAINING COURSE

While cell phones have many positive aspects, there is a time and place for their use. Using a cell phone improperly at your job site can pose dangers to employees. This 10 minute course covers these dangers; common techniques for avoiding distraction; best practices; and proper text message etiquette.

NEW! INTRODUCTION TO BARCODES TRAINING COURSE

Barcodes use bars or cells and blank spaces to encode numbers, letters, and special characters. Barcodes are used in many different settings – in stores to track inventory and facilitate checkout, at hospitals to track medications and patient information, at companies for asset management, and in marketing to direct people to websites. There are many different standards, each with advantages and disadvantages. This 15 minute training course covers: purpose of barcodes; common applications of barcodes; differences between the two main types of barcodes; and describes how barcodes are read.

JUST RELEASED: FIVE RFID TRAINING COURSES

RFID technology offers a relatively inexpensive method of tagging virtually any object and then being able to search for and identify that object. This radio-based technology, combined with computers and databases which are able to access large amounts of data, creates a tool that can increase the speed and efficiency of just about any manufacturing, warehousing, transportation, or retailing operation. Adding read/write functionality and/or sensors expands upon the number of potential applications for this technology.

Titles available:

  • RFID Applications Training Course – 39 minutes
  • RFID Basics – 29 minutes
  • RFID Implementation – 20 minutes
  • RFID Readers – 29 minutes
  • RFID Tags – 32 minutes

NEW! ASSET CONDITION MANAGEMENT: SETTING UP AN OIL ANALYSIS PROGRAM

Equipment rarely fails without first sending signals. Are employees looking for these signals? Utilizing an oil analysis program is one of the best ways to find those early indications of equipment failure. This 30 minute interactive online course covers the importance of instituting an oil analysis program; partnering with the most appropriate laboratory; how to choose what equipment to sample; what tests to use; and how to train your personnel.

NEW! CRITICAL FACILITIES – EMERGENCY ELECTRIC POWER TRAINING COURSE

Providing emergency electric power is of critical importance for several types of facilities and can be mandated by regulatory agencies. For example – emergency egress lighting, hospital emergency rooms, cooling for medical supplies storage, and protection from interruption of public utilities. These systems also help in preventing significant economic losses and, in some cases, disastrous results from natural events. This course presents key information regarding emergency electric power. Topics covered include emergency vs. standby systems; applicable codes, terms and definitions; system components; environmental considerations; and fuel systems. Technical personnel in the design, engineering, maintenance and operations areas of facilities will find this information extremely valuable.

NEW! CYBER SECURITY FOR BUSINESS LEADERS TRAINING SERIES

This training prepares Executive leadership to both maintain and develop culture of security and react to attacks.

The Cyber Security for Business Leaders Series comprises of 4 courses which provides the training needed for Business Leaders to feel confident and prepared to safe guard against security breaches; hackers and full on attacks; anticipate and mitigate damage when an incident does occur; develop and understanding of laws and regulations to preserve data; and create workplace behaviours to maintain a secure environment.

Titles include:

  • Cybersecurity Awareness for Business Leaders: Laws and Global Compliance Standards
  • Cybersecurity Awareness for Business Leaders: Creating A Cyber Security Culture
  • Cybersecurity Awareness for Business Leaders: Safeguarding Against Social Engineer Attacks
  • Cybersecurity Awareness for Business Leaders: Incident Preparedness and Management Planning
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