Technical Skill Training

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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FirstEnergy's Power Systems Institute (PSI)

FirstEnergy's Power Systems Institute (PSI) and Owens Community College will begin a training program for lineworkers and substation electricians starting in the fall 2015. Graduate with a two-year Associate of Technical Studies degree focusing on Electric Utility Technology. Get started in a career in the electric utility industry. Financial aid is available to those qualified. For more information call 1-800-629-6801 or go to www.firstenergycorp.com/psi or www.owens.edu.

Lift Truck/Fork Lift Operation Certificate

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.
53236 Fri 5/22 · 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. Perrysburg $99
53237 Fri 6/26 · 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. Perrysburg $99 53238 Fri 7/31 · 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.

Train the Trainer Fork Lift Operation

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.
53264 Fri 8/14 · 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. CEP $195

Intermediate Industrial Electricity (16 hours)

Learn about DC and AC motors, transformers and rectifiers. Students will also learn about solid-state relays, inductive and capacitive proximity sensors, and photoelectric sensors. Also covered is an introduction to basic pneumatic and solid-state timers, developing line diagrams to circuit specifications, and troubleshooting of power and control circuitry.
53265 Tue 5/15-6/2 · 8 a.m. - 12 p.m. Perrysburg $229

Introduction to Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) Operation (16 hours)

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 Allen-Bradley 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.
53270 Tue 5/19-6/9 · 5:15 - 9:15 p.m. Maumee $395

Allen-Bradley ControlLogix Training (16 hours)

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.
53271 Tue 6/16-7/7 · 5:15 - 9:15 p.m. Maumee $395

FANUC Robotics Training (16 hours)

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.
53272 Thu 7/9-7/30 · 5:15 - 9:15 p.m. Perrysburg $495

Certified Quality Technician Training

Prepare for the American Society for Quality's certification exam to earn this nationally-respected credential. Certified Quality Technicians are highly sought-after by companies seeking specialists in quality concepts and processes. Our quality course gives you all the tools you will need to be successful when you take the ASQ exam. Before registering, please visit http://asq.org/cert/quality-technician to review experience requirements, application deadlines, and exam costs. Owens is a testing site for the CQT exam, which will be held on October 3. The ASQ Exam Application deadline is August 14. Instructor: Michael Theise.
53233 Sat 8/9-9/20 · 8 a.m. - 1 p.m. Maumee $925*
(no class 9/6)

*Fee includes tuition, books, and materials. Does not include ASQ exam or application fee. Participants are not required to take the ASQ exam.

Rail Car Repair Technician Certificate

This program specializes 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.



Short-Term Training Academy

For more information on the following short-term certificate training options, please contact us at (567) 661-7357.

MIG Welding (90 Hours)

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.

SMAW (Arc) Welding Certificate 1 (80 Hours)

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.

SMAW (Arc) Welding Certificate 2 (80 Hours)

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.

CNC Operator Certificate (40 Hours)

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.



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