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Industrial Manufacturing Technician
Partnership among AFL-CIO, WRTP, HRDI, and JFF
Funded by $3,000,000 H1b grant to
– Develop apprenticeship curriculum
– Obtain state and federal recognition as registered
– Enroll 160 registered apprentices
– Complete 130 journey IMTs
Innovative Apprenticeship Design
1. Hybrid Competency- based apprenticeship
2736 hours on-the-job learning
264 hours related classroom instruction
Demonstrated skill attainment according to Job Book
Pass 4 MSSC CPT tests, OSHA 10, First Aid/CPR certifications,
and complete shop math, communication, and train the
trainer courses
2. Online learning option
3. Flexible scheduling
2. Apprenticeship Navigators
What is an
Industrial Manufacturing Technician?
Entry level industrial manufacturing technicians
• operate industrial production related equipment,
• work with manufacturing related tools, and
• perform work processes related to a wide variety of manufacturing
Industrial manufacturing technician apprentices will learn
• To set up, operate, monitor, and control production equipment.
• To help improve manufacturing processes and schedules to meet
customer requirements.
• Understand the manufacturing business as a system that integrates
multiple disciplines, processes, and stakeholders.
• Manage raw materials/consumables.
The IMT Curriculum
Industrial Manufacturing Technician Apprentice 1
• 96 hours
• Orientation to the trade and manufacturing, and the MSSC safety
module, MSSC quality module, OSHA 10 certification, blueprint
reading, visual inspection, measurement and first aid & CPR
training. 50-420-711
• Mathematics for the Machine Trades
• 32 hours
• Applied mathematics review of basic arithmetic; basic algebra;
applications, based on geometry; right triangle trigonometry, oblique
angle trigonometry and compound angles.
The IMT Related Curriculum
Industrial Manufacturing Technician Apprentice 2
• 96 hours
• MSSC manufacturing processes and production and maintenance awareness
modules, along with communication, lean manufacturing, problem solving, and
frontline leadership. Manufacturing related concepts will be applied to a variety
of industrial setting. The course wraps-up with an examination of emerging
trends and technologies, and future directions for manufacturing.
Communications for Apprentices
• 32 hours
• Basic communication concepts relating to the workplace, including giving
instructions, writing a technical memo, and explaining a technical process.
Throughout the course the apprentice will brainstorm, write, edit, revise, and use
one-on-one communication delivery in a small group utilizing information which
the apprentice brings from the workplace.
The IMT Related Curriculum
Transition to Trainer: Your Role as a Journey Worker
• 8 hours
• In this workshop apprentices are introduced to a new set of basic
tools--the tools of a jobsite trainer. Apprentices explore the skills that
are necessary to be an effective trainer, discover how to deliver
hands-on training, and examine the process for giving useful
feedback. During the workshop apprentices build a Training Toolkit
to take back to the job. This course prepares journey level workers
and supervisors to pass on their knowledge of the trade.
IMT On-the-Job Learning
Protect self and other workers from accidents and injuries
100 hours
Operate production equipment
1000 hours
Produce quality product
500 hours
Interpret technical information
200 hours
Measure and inspect work using mechanical tools and testing
200 hours
Demonstrate knowledge of routine equipment maintenance 100 hours
Demonstrate knowledge of inventory and material processes 100 hours
Demonstrate knowledge of trends and the current
state of the business.
100 hours
Demonstrate continuous improvement
100 hours
Set-up production equipment
200 hours
Local Options
138 hours