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Online Training

  • Does the cost of bringing customized, on-site training to your business keep you from doing it.
  • Is it nearly impossible to plan the downtown to host a training?
  • Is it hard to find training that is flexible, scalable, and relevant to your business needs?

Online Self-Paced Tools

Maintain a competitive workforce and grow your organization with help from our training partner, including access to an extensive library of over 500 online classes. Raise quality. Boost productivity. On-board faster.

Whether you’re a Fortune 500® company — or just want to perform like one — together, we can develop a program that makes a bottom-line difference: analyze needs, design a flexible solution, streamline implementation, and measure results.

Tooling U-SME

Arkansas Manufacturing Solutions has partnered with Tooling U-SME, an online training provider, to off-set the cost of bringing high-quality, customized, on-site training to manufacturers. More than 500 unique online classes provide a broad offering of manufacturing training topics. Plus, every online class has been reviewed and validated by industry experts.  Browse a list of all courses here.

We recognize that your organization is facing new challenges in 2020.  There is a user-friendly app available for tablets and phones so classes can be taken anywhere. As your training partner, we are here to provide the support, set-up, implementation, and reporting that are part of the Tooling U-SME solution.

 

Learn More About Program Offerings

Online Training: Assembly

Learning plans for Manufacturing Job Roles

Online Training from Arkansas Economic Development Commission and Tooling U-SME offers a quick-start, progressive road map that allows manufacturers to build career paths for employees. This online training is intended to enhance your existing on the job training, to create a job progression plan and requires minimal preparation. It is efficient, effective training that has been developed with input from manufacturing experts.

Learn more: Arkansas Manufacturing Solutions Online Training: Assembly (arkansasedc.com)

Online Training: Hydraulics and Pneumatics

Fluid Power: Basics

Learn the foundational concepts of hydraulic and pneumatic systems for individuals working in the manufacturing environment. This series features basic math, measurement, maintenance and safety concepts that will prepare an individual for continuing training in hydraulics and pneumatics.

Learn more: Arkansas Manufacturing Solutions Online Training: Hydraulics and Pneumatics (arkansasedc.com)

Online Training: Composites

Learning plans for Manufacturing Job Roles

Online Training from Arkansas Economic Development Commission and Tooling U-SME offers a quick-start, progressive road map that allows manufacturers to build career paths for employees. This online training is intended to enhance your existing on the job training, to create a job progression plan and requires minimal preparation. It is efficient, effective training that has been developed with input from manufacturing experts.

Learn more: Arkansas Manufacturing Solutions Online Training: Composites (arkansasedc.com)

Online Training: Engineering

Learning plans for Manufacturing Job Roles

Online Training from Arkansas Economic Development Commission and Tooling U-SME offers a quick-start, progressive road map that allows manufacturers to build career paths for employees. This online training is intended to enhance your existing on the job training, to create a job progression plan and requires minimal preparation. It is efficient, effective training that has been developed with input from manufacturing experts.

Learn more: Arkansas Manufacturing Solutions Online Training: Engineering (arkansasedc.com)

Online Training: Programmable Logical Controllers (PLCS)

Program and Troubleshoot PLCS

Most complex machines, especially large assembly lines requiring automation, rely on programmable logic controllers, or PLCs for short. A PLC is a solid-state device invented to provide electrical control to machines. The area of PLCs is growing rapidly and there is a demand for employees with the skills needed to program and troubleshoot PLCs; almost every industrial maintenance job demands knowledge of PLCs.

Learn more: Arkansas Manufacturing Solutions Online Training: Programmable Logical Controllers (PLCS) (arkansasedc.com)

Online Training: Machining

Learning plans for Manufacturing Job Roles

Online Training from Arkansas Economic Development Commission and Tooling U-SME offers a quick-start, progressive road map that allows manufacturers to build career paths for employees. This online training is intended to enhance your existing on the job training, to create a job progression plan and requires minimal preparation. It is efficient, effective training that has been developed with input from manufacturing experts.

Learn more: Arkansas Manufacturing Solutions Online Training: Machining (arkansasedc.com)

Online Training: Maintenance

Learning plans for Manufacturing Job Roles

Online Training from Arkansas Economic Development Commission and Tooling U-SME offers a quick-start, progressive road map that allows manufacturers to build career paths for employees. This online training is intended to enhance your existing on the job training, to create a job progression plan and requires minimal preparation. It is efficient, effective training that has been developed with input from manufacturing experts.

Learn more: Arkansas Manufacturing Solutions Online Training: Maintenance (arkansasedc.com)

Online Training: Plastics Processing

Learning plans for Manufacturing Job Roles

Online Training from Arkansas Economic Development Commission and Tooling U-SME offers a quick-start, progressive road map that allows manufacturers to build career paths for employees. This online training is intended to enhance your existing on the job training, to create a job progression plan and requires minimal preparation. It is efficient, effective training that has been developed with input from manufacturing experts.

Learn more: Arkansas Manufacturing Solutions Online Training: Plastics Processing (arkansasedc.com)

Online Training: Quality Overview

Boost Business Competitiveness Through Improved Quality

Poor quality can cause significant challenges for manufacturers, from the cost of rework, scrap, product failures and recalls to lost customers and business opportunities. Quality training from Tooling U-SME introduces employees to the processes and systems that drive quality and efficiency so you can maintain and even improve your position in the market.

Learn more: Arkansas Manufacturing Solutions Online Training: Quality Overview (arkansasedc.com)

Online Training: Lean Training

Transform Your Organization and Evolve to a Culture of Continuous Improvement with Lean

Lean is a smarter way of doing business that saves time, money, and resources while reducing waste and focusing on continuous improvement. This series of online classes will introduce participants to the lean principles, systems and tools that improve efficiency and drive results. When implemented as an overarching business philosophy, lean drives sustainable improvements that increase productivity, sales, and market share.

Learn more: Arkansas Manufacturing Solutions Online Training: Lean Training (arkansasedc.com)

Online Training: Welding

Learning plans for Manufacturing Job Roles

Online Training from Arkansas Economic Development Commission and Tooling U-SME offers a quick-start, progressive road map that allows manufacturers to build career paths for employees. This online training is intended to enhance your existing on the job training, to create a job progression plan and requires minimal preparation. It is efficient, effective training that has been developed with input from manufacturing experts.

Learn more: Arkansas Manufacturing Solutions Online Training: Welding (arkansasedc.com)

Online Training: Forming, Fabricating, Stamping

Learning plans for Manufacturing Job Roles

Online Training from Arkansas Economic Development Commission and Tooling U-SME offers a quick-start, progressive road map that allows manufacturers to build career paths for employees. This online training is intended to enhance your existing on the job training, to create a job progression plan and requires minimal preparation. It is efficient, effective training that has been developed with input from manufacturing experts.

Learn more: Arkansas Manufacturing Solutions Online Training: Forming, Fabricating, Stamping (arkansasedc.com)

Training to be announced.

Online Training: Industry 4.0

Safer, Faster, More Efficient Manufacturing with Industry 4.0

Manufacturing is quickly evolving and now requires new knowledge and skills. Technologies such as digital security, robotics, IIOT solutions, and 5G networks and infrastructure are changing the industry and the way manufacturers work, creating demand for workers who are skilled in these advanced technologies. Forward-thinking manufacturers are investing in training programs to build the Industry 4.0 capabilities needed to remain competitive.

Learn more: Arkansas Manufacturing Solutions Online Training: Industry 4.0 (arkansasedc.com)

Training to be announced.

Online Training: Supervisor Essentials

Leadership Training for Manufacturing Employees

Encourage employees’ growth and career potential with this series of classes focused on building effective leadership and management skills. Participants will learn foundational leadership principles and skills, including how to gain respect and trust, and how to communicate effectively to build teamwork, manage conflict, and motivate others; accounting fundamentals to better manage and forecast budgets; how to build and benefit from a diverse workforce, and how to manage critical issues such as harassment and discrimination. Targeted for the manufacturing industry, this series also covers project planning, organizational design, theories of leadership and labor relations.

Learn more: Arkansas Manufacturing Solutions Online Training: Supervisor Essentials (arkansasedc.com)

Online Training: Manufacturing Awareness

Learning Plans for Manufacturing Job Roles

Online Training from the Arkansas Economic Development Commission and Tooling U-SME offers a quick-start, progressive road map that allows manufacturers to build career paths for employees. This online training is intended to enhance your existing on the job training, to create a job progression plan and requires minimal preparation. It is efficient, effective training that has been developed with input from manufacturing experts.

Learn more: Arkansas Manufacturing Solutions Online Training: Manufacturing Awareness (arkansasedc.com)

Training to be announced.

Online Training: Additive Manufacturing

Learning Plans for Manufacturing Job Roles

Online Training from the Arkansas Economic Development Commission and Tooling U-SME offers a quick-start, progressive road map that allows manufacturers to build career paths for employees. This online training is intended to enhance your existing on the job training, to create a job progression plan and requires minimal preparation. It is efficient, effective training that has been developed with input from manufacturing experts.

Learn more: Arkansas Manufacturing Solutions Online Training: Additive Manufacturing (arkansasedc.com)

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