Siemens Level I training course begins
Start Date/Time: Monday, August 28, 2017
End Date/Time: Monday, August 28, 2017
Recurring Event: One time event
Importance: Normal Priority
Continuing Education
Location: Person County Campus

Call (336) 322-2156 to register.

The full Siemens Level I training course will begin August 28. During the 320-hour course students will receive instruction in four major areas: hydraulics, electrical, mechanical and PLCs (programmable logic controllers). These four basic components represent a mechatronics system which drives the automated processes in an advanced manufacturing environment. For those with a manufacturing background, this is the next step in obtaining skills valuable to local manufacturing companies. For those wishing to gain access to local manufacturing jobs, this is your means of gaining access to job vacancies.

About the Instructor:
Mike Cobb is the instructor for the Manufacturing Skill Standards Council (MSSC) Certified Production Technician, Certified Logistics Technician, OSHA 10 Safety Training, NSC Lift Truck Operator Training at Piedmont Community College located in Roxboro, North Carolina.

He received his instructor certifications from Manufacturing Skill Standards Council (MSSC) in Certified Production Technician (Safety, Quality, Manufacturing and Maintenance), Certified Logistics Technician and Green Manufacturing, North Carolina State University OSHA 501 (OSHA 10 and 30) Instructor Certification, and National Safety Council Lift Truck Operator Instructor. Mike is also certified to instruct basic electrical, control concepts, machine automation, hydraulics, pneumatics, belt drives, chain drives, bearings and couplings and lubrication concepts. He earned his Master of Industrial Technology degree from NC A&T State University, Greensboro, NC and Bachelor of Business Administration from Averett University.

His work experience includes thirty-five years of manufacturing and management experience in development, coordination and documentation of training programs at Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company in Danville, Virginia. He began his career in manufacturing as an hourly machine operator at Goodyear and was later selected as technical labor trainer for production machine operations. He was selected for promotion to Training Coordinator developing and coordinating the training for five-hundred employees at Goodyear and later promoted to Plant Education and Training Manager with the responsibility for meeting compliance for corporate and OSHA training for two thousand six hundred employees.Enter event description


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