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Professional Skills for Success Series

Wednesdays*, December 4, 2019 - March 4, 2020; 8:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Level up your personal and professional skills through our innovative Introduction to Core Business Skills program. This program is designed for those who are either new to an expanded role or seek to grow their skills as a productive worker or future supervisor. Throughout the series of courses, the program provides you the tools to perform better at your job, work more collaboratively with your team, and improve your effectiveness.

Machining & Welding Boot Camp

Thursdays, December 5- 19, 2019
Think designing and creating is just for the professionals? Think again! During this 3-session boot camp, students will be lead through hands-on activities in the areas of welding, engineering and machine tool disciplines to learn the basics of fabrication and manufacturing. Each student will be creating an indoor-outdoor metal table and metal coasters that they can take home and enjoy the product of their gained knowledge for years to come!

Lead Safe Renovator Training (Initial and Refresher)

Various Dates - December 2019
These courses provide training in performing renovation and remodeling activities in a lead-safe manner. Topics include background information on lead, health effects of exposure to lead, regulations, work-site preparation, conducting interim control and non-abatement activities and work-site clean-up and disposal.

Understanding Your Culture Through Individual Personalities

Friday, February 21, 2020; 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Decision making as a team or crew can be difficult when personality differences get involved. This workshop will help attendees discover their personality type and how it affects team decision making. Participants will learn how current research is looking at risk tolerance in Air Medical Crews, EMS professionals, Police, Fire and other first responders and how teams can utilize this information to promote a safety culture.

Custom Chair Design and Construction

Saturdays & Sundays, February 29 - March 14, 2020
Taught by a leading furniture expert, this custom dining room chair design and construction course will take you step-by-step through the process of planning, designing and building your own custom chair. All participants of this course will practice by building their own Stickley-style custom chair during class.

Tractor Safety

Saturdays, February 29 - April 4, 2020 (No class 3/28); 8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
This course provides youth between the ages of 12 to 16 with the necessary requirements to be certified for compliance under Wisconsin Act 455 to operate tractors or self-propelled machinery for their own family on public roads.

Moulder Set-Up and Knife Grinding Workshop

Monday, March 23 - Wednesday, March 25, 2020
This hands-on workshop will teach you the step-by-step procedures for accurately setting up production moulders and properly grinding profile knives. In the classroom, time will be spent focusing on basic moulder theory and principles that impact machining quality. You will then apply the knowledge gained in the classroom through hands-on practice on industrial machines in our state-of-the-art facility.