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1 RE-ALIGNING EDUCATION TO SUPPORT MANUFACTURING GROWTH Presented at the National Council for Workforce Education Conference Milwaukee, WI October 2013 The case of two colleges

2 PRESENTATION GOALS Workforce Education Priorities Predicted Workforce Challenges Testimonials Program Development Customized Apprenticeships/Programs Advanced Manufacturing Certificate Industrial Mechanical Technician Program Development Resources Focus on Regional Support and Collaboration Identifying Priorities

3 Michigan – The recession & job loss in manufacturing Loss of population after the recession Tax incentives for new equipment/ technology Common core curriculum & changes in technical education Wage rates for entry level jobs. MANUFACTURING WORKFORCE CHALLENGES

4 GRAND RAPIDS COMMUNITY COLLEGE (GRCC) WORKFORCE TRAINING Partnerships West Michigan Manufacturers Council The Right Place, Inc. (economic development) Michigan Manufacturing Technology Center- West (MEP Center) Talent 2025

5 GRCC ADDRESSE S THE NEEDS Customized Apprenticeship Industrial Maintenance Technician Introduction to Advanced Manufacturing Certificate Talent 2025 Work Ready Communities

6 AUTOCAM CUSTOMIZED APPRENTICESHIP Program Design Requirements One full day per week Integrated delivery Heavy lab-based program Competency measures Concluding Project

7 CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES Equipment and technology changes Course Length vs. Rapid Growth Machine lab capacity Instructor capacity College credit AUTOCAM CUSTOMIZED APPRENTICESHIP

8 WHERE ARE WE TODAY? AUTOCAM CUSTOMIZED APPRENTICESHIP

9 INDUSTRIAL MACHINE REPAIR PROGRAM DESIGN Program Design Requirements Accelerated Custom designed 4 employers/13 students National Career Readiness Certificate (NCRC) 404 hours of instruction and hands-on exercises Articulated credits if possible

10 CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES Different industries Distance between employers and training locations Struggle to find instructors Need for added equipment Increased desire for college credits INDUSTRIAL MACHINE REPAIR PROGRAM DESIGN

11 WHERE ARE WE TODAY? Pilot program completed 12 out of 13 students graduated 10 articulated credits NCRC-linking foundational skills Re-evaluating on-going options INDUSTRIAL MACHINE REPAIR PROGRAM DESIGN

12 Four Core classes: Lean Mfg. Overview Blueprint Reading for Mfg. – Level 1 Basic Metrology – Using Precision Measurement Tools Problem Solving - 8 Steps and 5 Whys Overview Elective Classes: Manufacturing Terminology, Processes, and Practices Blueprint Reading for Mfg – Level 2 Working Better in Teams Sustainability – Greening the Workplace Quality Products and Quality Management Systems Statistical Process Control – Level 1 Statistical Process Control - Level2 MEETING THE NEEDS OF SMALLER MANUFACTURERS Introduction to Advanced Manufacturing Certificate

13 Talent 2025 Work Ready Communities In 2010 business leaders came together to form Talent CEOs, representing companies with over 75,000 employees. 13 county region The goal of this CEO-led effort is to dramatically improve the quality and quantity of the regions talent to meet increasingly more complex and diverse workforce needs

14 Initiative with ACT (yes, the testing company) Increase credentials of the workforce in our region. Starting with the national career readiness certificate (NCRC) Starting at a basic level – getting employers to prefer the NCRC for new hires WORK READY COMMUNITIES Employer led..

15 NICOLET COLLEGES MANUFACTURING COMMUNITY

16 WORKFORCE EDUCATION PRIORITIES - PREDICTED WORKFORCE CHALLENGES FOR WISCONSIN by Competitive Wisconsin, Inc and Wisconsin Economic Development Corp

17 WORKFORCE EDUCATION PRIORITIES - PREDICTED WORKFORCE CHALLENGES FOR WISCONSIN

18 WORKFORCE EDUCATION PRIORITIES- TESTIMONIALS

19 SUPPORTING GROWTH IN ADVANCED MANUFACTURING Program Development - Industrial Mechanical Technician

20 WISCONSIN WORKFORCE PARTNERSHIP GRANT AGREEMENT The Wisconsin Covenant Foundation - Workforce Partnership Grant 3 -year partnership With a goal to provide tailored, employer-driven training to achieve job placement in family-sustaining occupations at Wisconsin businesses. Grant Agreement between WCFI, Nicolet Technical College Hypro, Packaging Corporation of America Expera Specialties, Foster & Smith and Printpack

21 SUPPORTING GROWTH IN ADVANCED MANUFACTURING Program Development - Industrial Mechanical Technician

22 SUPPORTING GROWTH IN ADVANCED MANUFACTURING Approximately 100 work categories & specific tasks identified for evaluation Perform preventative maintenance Read documents Clean system components Inspect hydraulic systems Inspect pneumatic systems Inspect electrical systems Inspect mechanical systems Inspect vacuum systems Measure system performance Lubricate system components Replace system components Adjust hydraulic systems Adjust pneumatic systems Adjust electrical systems Adjust mechanical systems Adjust vacuum systems Assess preventative maintenance actions Troubleshoot systems issues Observe current operation Test normal function Test pneumatic function Test hydraulic function Test mechanical function Tes t FrequencyDifficultyCriticality FrequencyDifficultyCriticality

23 SUPPORTING GROWTH IN ADVANCED MANUFACTURING Program Development - Industrial Mechanical Technician

24 SUPPORTING GROWTH IN ADVANCED MANUFACTURING Program Development - Industrial Mechanical Technician

25 SUPPORTING GROWTH IN ADVANCED MANUFACTURING Program Development - Industrial Mechanical Technician

26 INDUSTRIAL MECHANICAL TECHNICIAN PROGRAM Two year Associate Degree w/65 Credits 17 Selected courses based on DACUM survey results 7 Gen Ed Courses

27 GRCC Employment: Need for multi-skilled technicians Soft skill issues Wage rates College: Better economy, enrollment reductions Attracting students to manufacturing Labs at capacity (H.S. programs, FSU programs, customized programs) Nicolet Employment Picture Continues to Change Existing Companies Company Structure Employee Profile Program Support College Position Continues to Change Training Resources Available Funding New Qualified Instructors Needed Increasing need for jobs is constant CHALLENGES - DISCUSSION

28 AUDIENCE PARTICIPATION TIME! Survey

29 PRESENTERS Mary Hofstra Rich Johnson THANK YOU!


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