Sample Manufacturing Essentials Certificate Learning Plan:
Orientation for managers and participants & pre-assessments to assess skills levels of the participants: ~ 2 hours
Problem-Solving and Process Improvement techniques 101: ~ 8 hours
Workplace Performance Project (WPP): ~ 25 hours
Trainees work in teams to plan and execute a project using the problem-solving process introduced early in the program. The WPP is presenting 25 hours of applied learning using an industry validated Action Learning Methodology. The Workplace Performance Project (WPP) is looking at a manufacturing issue or creating a new opportunity identified by participating employers. In addition, embedded in the WPP implementation, are instructor facilitated essential skills modules on subjects like team management, conflict resolution, leading and motivating, coaching, presentation and digital skills, document use, basic maths, etc.