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This Tax Bill permanently eliminates the sales tax on manufacturing machinery and equipment; manufacturers must show an affidavit of eligibility to seller. The final bill went through many changes...Read more Several members joined the PMA Consortium to take advantage of Quick Response Training grant funds from WorkForce Florida Inc. These funds are training new and existing electrical and mechanical...Read more

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Training

Since 2005, millions of training dollars have been received by Polk County companies through our partnership with the Polk State Corporate College. Did you take advantage of these resources? Why not? Contact us for more information!  Upgrade the skills of your current employees with the following opportunities that lead to national certifications:
  • Manufacturing Skills Standards Council Certified Production Technician [MSSC CPT]
  • Occupational Health & Safety Administration [OSHA 30]
  • Society for Quality [Lean Bronze and Certified Quality Improvement Associate – CQIA]
  • International Society of Automation Certified Control System Technician – ISA CCST]
  • The Association for Packaging and Processing Technology Programmable Logic Controller Level 1 – [PMMI PLC Level 1]
Contact Howard Drake at hdrake@polk.edu.   Manufacturing Talent Development Institute’s CPT Instructor Class The Manufacturing Skills Standards Council (MSSC) Certified Production Technician (CPT) designation is the foundational industry standard for manufacturing companies, power generation facilities and other industry settings where knowledge of safety, maintenance, quality and production processes are vital to survival and success. This three-day class prepares educators, shop foremen, supervisors, HR and plant personnel to deliver the Career Source Florida Essentials and Fundamentals curriculum developed by the Manufacturing Talent Development Institute and administer the MSSC battery of four tests leading to the CPT certification. Class is 3 days. Contact: Jason Selfridge at jselfridge@polk.edu   Analytical Trouble Shooting Increase the operating efficiency of your production environment by developing troubleshooting expertise. Analytical Trouble Shooting (ATSSM) integrates quality and productivity efforts, and provides a logical framework for statistical process control, lean manufacturing, six sigma, total productive maintenance, self-managed work teams, and other programs. Not tied to a specific machine or process, ATS helps troubleshooters solve problems in the production environments of today—and tomorrow. Limited to 15. Class is five days. Contact: Sam Hale or Wyatt Dube at shale@polk.edu or wdube@polk.edu.   Electrical and Mechanical Maintenance 40- and 80-hour customizable classes tailored for incumbent workers to enhance the skill sets of employees seeking to upgrade their technical and maintenance knowledge.   Programmable Logic Controllers [PLCs] / Process Control and Automation Content of instruction includes: RSLogix levels 1 - , RSNetworx, ControlLogix, FactoryTalk View SE, PowerFlex, PID Loop, DeviceNet, EtherNet/ IP Design and Troubleshooting.   Registered Apprenticeship Programs Electrical Instrumentation and Automation Technicians (EIA) and Maintenance Mechanics/Millwrights with specialized curriculum aimed at preparing a skilled, flexible and agile multi-skilled workforce.   Industrial Instrumentation Classes These classes are designed for individuals with varying ranges of experience in the field of Instrumentation. The Advanced manufacturing Institute offers the only training of this kind and scale in the state of Florida. All classes are taught with a portion of hands-on-training utilizing our in-house Process Training Unit (PTU). Using our unique training format, individuals can not only apply theory taught in the classroom via our PTU, but students can share experiences and problems they have encountered in the field with others in the industry from different plants and factories. This open discussion training format is ideal in refining employee’s technical skills. Click here for courses and descriptions. Contact: Sam Hale or Wyatt Dube at shale@polk.edu or wdube@polk.edu.