Manufacturing and Technical Skills Training

WED's Manufacturing group is the region's largest and fastest growing provider of consulting services and technical training. Our mission is to assist organizations in achieving their next performance level. The Manufacturing group provides a comprehensive portfolio of "best in class" training products and services. WED offers high quality programs facilitated by industry experts, at your site and when you want them.

Our services include:

  • Free consultation
  • "Hands-on" technical training programs
  • Specialized programs for manufacturing processes
  • Custom course development
  • Train-the-Trainer
  • Evaluation of program effectiveness
  • Locating funding and resources to assist with training investment
  • Referral services
Key Focus Areas
  • Plant Maintenance Training - Programs designed for plant maintenance personnel who typically work with mechanical, electrical and electronic systems.
  • Building Maintenance Training - A series of skill building programs for individuals who maintain and troubleshoot building controls and related systems.
  • Machining Training - CAM - Full-service machining skills programs available to achieve NIMS machining certifications. Also covers conventional milling, grinding through CNC.
  • CAD - Training available on all AutoCAD and AutoCAD related products. Training in CADAM and Microstation is also available.
  • Control Systems - Complete hands-on curriculum for Pneumatics, Electro-pneumatics, Hydraulics, Electro-hydraulics, Programmable Controllers, Motors, Motor Controls and Sensors.
Key Program Areas
  • Advanced Bearings
  • AHIT Home Inspection(American Home Inspectors Training Institute) - Become an AHIT certified Home Inspector
  • Air Compressors
  • Applied Electricity
  • AutoCAD
  • Basic Bearings
  • Basic Controls and Troubleshooting
  • Basic Hand/Power Tools
  • Blueprint Reading
  • Building Maintenance Systems
  • Communications Skills (verbal, written)
  • Computer Aided Drafting - Architectural (AutoCAD, Microstation)
  • Computer Aided Drafting - Civil (AutoCAD, Microstation)
  • Computer Aided Drafting - Mechanical (CADAM, AutoCAD, Microstation)
  • Computer Maintenance Management Systems (CMMS)
  • Computer Numerical Control (CNC)
  • Diesel Mechanics
  • Electrical CodeElectricity and Electronics
  • Electro-Pneumatics
  • Environmental Compliance
  • Geometric Tolerancing
  • HVAC (installation, troubleshooting)
  • Hydraulics
  • Machine Operations
  • Machining Skills
  • Math Skills (geometry, trigonometry)
  • Mechanical Systems (belts, links, levers, conveyors)
  • Measuring Instruments
  • Microcomputer Repair
  • Motor Control and Troubleshooting
  • National Electric Code
  • On-the-Job Training (OJT)
  • Pipefitting
  • Plastics
  • Pneumatics
  • Power Transmission
  • Precision Machining Skills
  • Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC)
  • Project Management
  • Refrigeration and Air Conditioning
  • Sensor Technology
  • Stamping
  • Statistical Process Control/Statistical Quality Control (SPC/SQC)
  • Total Quality Management (TQM)
  • Train-the-Trainer
  • Welding

The College also participates in several ongoing business-led Consortia. These Consortia are active in the following areas and meet monthly:

  • Industrial Maintenance
  • Machining Technology
  • Computer Aided Drafting

For More Information call:
Cheryl Deitz
Phone: (717) 221-1338
Fax : (717) 909-4014

Bob Gill
Phone: (717) 221-1339
Fax: (717) 909-4014