Owens provides technical training focusing on improving productivity and meeting employee safety and occupational compliance needs. We have over 200 qualified and experienced instructors ready to serve your training needs anytime. The Owens Workforce and Community Services Corporate Training is dedicated to building your competitive advantage by working with you to improve productivity and compliance in your business. We provide customized solutions to your training needs.
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This program specialized in the repair of all classifications of rail cars. It is for individuals seeking employment opportunities for companies that use rail cars to transport freight. The program teaches skills in freight car components, air brake systems, print reading, welding, pneumatics, brake system rigging and work safety. Owens is partnering with local employers in need of rail car repair technicians to offer this valuable workforce program. Call (567) 661-7357 for information on the next class.
Are you interested in both learning how to operate an actual lift truck as well as gaining an operator’s certificate of completion? Although OSHA requires all operators to obtain site and equipment specific lift truck training, Owens will provide training to students on a Class 4, internal combustion solid tire lift truck. This training incorporates both a classroom training portion as well as hands on operator training. Forklift design, parts, operation, special driving rules, safety and maintenance requirements are discussed as part of the classroom training portion. You will then operate an actual forklift operation during the second portion of the class.
56227 Fri 9/25 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Perrysburg $99
56228 Fri 10/16 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Perrysburg $99
56229 Fri 11/20 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Perrysburg $99
Attention employers: Owens can work with your specific equipment at your site to provide training as required by OSHA, using your equipment and our instructor (time and costs vary, depending on equipment and training required). Call us for more details, (567) 661-7163.
This Train the Trainer program is designed to allow your company staff to train and certify forklift operators at your facility. Our experienced trainer will go through a complete training class with your potential instructors. This program works to develop an in-house training program, design evaluation exercises, and instruct individuals how to safely work around lift trucks and personnel.
56230 Fri 11/13 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. CEP $195
This training is recommended for students who have completed our Electric Controls class or have a background in electrical controls and would like to learn basic PLC operation. Training will focus on AllenBradley SLC 500 equipment, and the course fee includes both a text and computer software which will be used during class and can be used after class with most personal computers. A complete outline of the class is available at www.owens.edu/plc.
56231 Tue 9/8 – 9/29 5:15 – 9:15 p.m. Maumee $395
ControlLogix is one of the newest controllers in industry today. If you have an understanding of the basics of operating Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC’s) and a working knowledge of SLC 500 operation consider this training. Both a text and a ControlLogix DVD that explains all common tasks are provided as a part of the class. A complete outline of the class is available at www.owens.edu/plc.
56232 Tue 10/27 – 11/17 5:15 – 9:15 p.m. Maumee $395
Training will focus on FANUC robotic equipment. You will learn basic programming and machine language, as well as how to operate our FANUC robot. A complete outline of the class is available at www. owens.edu/plc.
56233 Thu 10/8 – 10/29 5:15 – 9:15 p.m. Perrysburg $495
For more information on the following short-term certificate training options, please contact us at (567) 661-7357.
This course is designed to prepare students in MIG welding procedures. The student will learn safe practices, MIG welding basics, equipment set up, weld variables, advantages and limitations, AWS connections, and extensive hands-on activities.
This course is designed to prepare students in SMAW (Arc) welding procedures in the flat and horizontal positions. The student will learn safe practices, SMAW basics, equipment set up, weld variables, advantages and limitations, AWS connections, and extensive hands-on activities.
This course is designed to prepare students in SMAW (Arc) welding procedures in the vertical and overhead positions. The student will learn safe practices, SMAW basics, equipment set up, weld variables, advantages and limitations, AWS connections, and extensive hands-on activities. Student needs to have completed SMAW Certificate 1 or demonstrate cert 1 competencies prior to taking this course.
This course is designed to provide the student with the basic skills necessary to operate CNC machines in a production environment. Students will learn the fundamental basics of machine operation on turning and machining centers, be able to make minor adjustments for tool wear, bring a machine back to “home zero” to restart a program, make cutter/insert changes, make basic measurements, and interpret basic information on blueprints for quality checks.