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1 Technical and Professional Training F Started in mid 80s in response to market needs F Teaches the performance, use, and application of ASTM Standards, other standards, and standards-related issues. F 90 participants first year; more than 1500 per year now. F Public classes and on-site classes.

2 Training Venues F Public Classes –Open to Anyone F Private Classes –Held at a Clients Site –Save on Travel Costs –Lower Per Student Cost –Less Time Away from the Job –Training Customized to the Clients Needs

3 Petroleum Products (D02) F Aviation Fuel: Specification and Test Methods F Gasoline: Specifications, Testing, and Technology F Marine Fuels: Specifications, Purchase, Testing, and Use F Crude Oil: Sampling, Testing, & Evaluation

4 The Environment (E50) F Risk Based Corrective Action (RBCA) F Environmental Site Assessments for Commercial Real EstatePhase I and II F Asbestos Control (E06/D22) F Property Condition Assessments F Activity & Use Limitations F Environmental Site Assessments for Military Deployments

5 Textiles (D13) F Regulatory Compliance for the Flammability of Wearing Apparel F Regulatory Compliance for the Flammability of Childrens Sleepwear F Textiles: Quality and Performance Standards F ASTM Textile Standards for Yarns and Sewing Threads

6 Packaging (D10) F Transport Packaging Design F Performance Testing of Transport Packaging F Packaging for Small Parcel Shipments

7 Additional Courses Available F Major Testing Techniques for Plastics (D20) F Precision and Bias in Standards (E11) F Test Method Development (E11) F Coal Chemistry Technician Training (D05) F Rubber Testing: Selecting, Performing, and Interpreting ASTM Rubber Test Methods (D11/D24)

8 Additional Courses Available F Retroreflective Materials (E12) F Corrosion Testing (G01) F Weathering and Durability (D01/G03) F Fire Hazards in Oxygen Systems (G04) F Oxygen Systems Operations and Maintenance (G04)

9 How Are Courses Developed? F Noticing a trend in inquiries or sales F Members approaching us directly F Proposal submitted and evaluated. F General committee agreement on content and instructor F Marketing efforts F Course launched

10 Proposal Process F Proposal to Technical and Professional Training Staff for review and evaluation. F Includes: target audience, suggested topics to be covered, lesson plan F General agreement from committee F Work with staff manager, marketing, PR F Need to demonstrate market for both public and private classes.

11 Development and Instruction F Course developers can be paid a consulting fee F Instructors are paid a daily fee plus all expenses F Doesnt have to be same person to develop as to teach

12 On-line Training F First electronic training product developed in –2-day live course converted to CD ROM. F Currently evaluating web-based applications for existing and new courses. u Looking at Webinars to push hot topics to a large number of participants

13 ASTM TRAINING OUTSIDE OF THE UNITED STATES F Australia F Bahrain F Belgium F Canada F China F El Salvador F Ecuador F France F Germany F Guam F India F Indonesia F Israel F Italy F Jamaica F Japan F Korea

14 ASTM TRAINING OUTSIDE OF THE UNITED STATES F Mexico F Panama F Peru F Philippines F Qatar F Saipan F Saudi Arabia F Singapore F South Africa F Spain F Sweden F Switzerland F Trinidad and Tobago F United Arab Emirates F United Kingdom F Venezuela

15 International Training Partners F JapanEnvironmental Courses F KoreaEnvironmental Courses F India and Sri LankaTextiles Courses F Saudi Arabia and the Middle EastPetroleum Courses F Peru and South AmericaEnvironmental Courses and Corrosion Courses F Puerto Rico and the CaribbeanEnvironmental Courses F TaiwanEnvironmental Courses

16 Take These Ideas Home with You F Could your committee sponsor a TPT? F Would there be a market need for training on any of your committees standards? F Are there any new activities going on with your committees that represent an opportunity for training? F Any regulatory use of your standards? F We are always looking for new ideas…staff is here to support you!

17 Contact Information F Technical and Professional Training Presenter: Scott Murphy F Phone: (610) F Fax: (610) F F Training web page:


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