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Manufacturers look to Fox Valley Technical College for training and services to improve their efficiency and competitiveness. FVTC has a vast array of expertise to help with applied manufacturing projects and strategies targeted at improving productivity and strengthening the region's manufacturing economy.

Featured Seminars

3D Printer Training New

Hours: 2.00 | Estimated Cost: $50.00

Explore the 3D printer and be introduced to the FVTC Fab Lab. Create simple and fun projects using our easy-to-learn web-based software. Become certified to operate Fab Lab's 3D printer and register for our open lab and come make something!

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Build a Better Team by Design: Ski Activity

Hours: 4.00 | Estimated Cost: $75.00

Learn important creative thinking skills while communicating, agreeing on procedures and accommodating one another as a team. Your team will learn to succeed while traveling on a set of skis.

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Electric Guitar Building

Hours: 30.00 | Estimated Cost: $299.00

Build a custom solid body electric guitar while applying science, math, design and manufacturing principles. Develop skills in design, basic math, physical science concepts, woodworking and basic electronics.

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Explore the Fab Lab

Hours: 1.50

Tour the FVTC Fab Lab to grasp a better understanding of advanced technology and how it's impacting our world.

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Fab Lab Machine Training: A 4-Module Series New

Hours: 8.00 | Estimated Cost: $150.00

Explore the Fab Lab and learn about lab safety, operating procedures, material specifics and tools along with equipment demonstrations. Become certified to operate Fab Lab equipment and discover the 3D printer, laser engraver, ShopBot® and vinyl cutter. Then register for our open lab and come make something!

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  • 3D Printer Training
  • Laser Engraver Training
  • ShopBot Training
  • Vinyl Cutter Training
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Internal Auditing of Quality Systems

Hours: 7.00 | Estimated Cost: $300.00

Presents the new ISO standard and how to audit. Gain experience by applying principles using group exercises and demonstrate effective investigative audit techniques.

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Jewelry Making Using Laser Engraving and 3D Printing

Hours: 12.00 | Estimated Cost: $69.00

Design, cut and emboss jewelry or pendants on the laser engraver using laser-safe materials such as wood, wool felt, leather and acrylic. Discover 3D printing and produce the latest manufacturing trends of jewelry and accessories. Leave with a customized item.

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Laser Engraver Training New

Hours: 2.00 | Estimated Cost: $50.00

Explore the Fab Lab and learn about the Xenetech XLT 36 x 24 laser engraver/cutter. Use materials such as acrylic, wood, glass and denim to create your designs. Become certified to operate the Fab Lab's laser engraver.

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Project Management Spotlight

Hours: 8.00 | Estimated Cost: $300.00

Covers introduction to project management, project planning, project management tools and project debriefing. Explains the importance of project management for the current project team and fosters learning in the organization for future projects.

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ShopBot Training New

Hours: 2.00 | Estimated Cost: $50.00

Discover the ShopBot® and begin your journey of creating large artful masterpieces out of wood, acrylic and foam. Bring your ideas, designs, images or drawings and become certified to operate the Fab Lab's ShopBot®. Register for our open lab and come make something!

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Vinyl Cutter Training New

Hours: 2.00 | Estimated Cost: $50.00

Explore the Fab Lab and learn about the Roland GX-24 vinyl cutter. Use the vinyl cutter to create stickers for automobiles, home décor, labeling and signs. Become certified to operate the Fab Lab's vinyl cutter and register for our open lab and come make something!

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CE Marking: Machinery & RoHS2 Directive Compliance New

Hours: 4.00 | Estimated Cost: $59.00

Ensure your machinery exports to Europe are compliant by learning more about CE Marking of Machinery and RoHS2 directives. Explore the certification process, read declarations and learn what manufacturers need to know and do.

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Collision Repair: Aluminum Welding New

Hours: 3.50 | Estimated Cost: $225.00

Prepares the collision technician for welding aluminum panels.

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Fox Cities Operational Excellence Association Complimentary

Hours: 4.00

Hear how successful companies have changed the way they look at their businesses and dramatically changed their outcomes. This is a fun and engaging discussion on a familiar principle that is often misapplied.

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Lead-Safe Renovator Training Spotlight

Hours: 8.00 | Estimated Cost: $250.00

Satisfies the training requirement to obtain EPA Renovator Certification. Topics covered include background information on lead, health effects of exposure to lead, regulations, worksite preparation, conducting interim control and non-abatement activities, worksite clean-up and disposal.

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Lean Enterprise Project Certificate: 5-Course Series

Hours: 36.00 | Estimated Cost: $1,800.00

Explore lean and continuous improvement approaches that are changing organizations by reducing waste, improving service levels, optimizing processes and delivering performance improvement. Each session focuses on tools and techniques that apply to any work process and integrate specific case studies relevant to organizations of all types.

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Northeast Wisconsin International Business Network

Hours: 4.00 | Estimated Cost: $25.00

Established as a forum where local companies looking to expand their reach can access relevant global information and training while networking with others to discuss issues related to international business.

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OSHA 10-Hour Voluntary Compliance: General Industry

Hours: 10.00 | Estimated Cost: $299.00

Learn what it takes to be in compliance with the common General Industry OSHA Regulations. Receive an OSHA 10-hour card upon completion.

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OSHA 30-Hour: General Industry

Hours: 30.00 | Estimated Cost: $795.00

Informs general industry personnel of the administrative regulations and safety standards of the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). Receive an OSHA 30-hour card upon completion.

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Six Sigma Green Belt Training

Hours: 88.00 | Estimated Cost: $2,500.00

Provides all the background and tools needed to be a Six Sigma Green Belt, including an applied project. Basic quality tools, basic statistics, advanced statistical tools, the DMAIC process and group facilitation are some of the many topics covered. Completion of Green Belt Project is also required to fulfill certificate requirements.

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Supervision Series

Hours: 18.00 | Estimated Cost: $650.00

Improve your performance as a front-line supervisor or shop manager. Provides new and experienced supervisors the tools they need to motivate, communicate and direct their teams to meet organizational goals. These sessions are designed for all industries, including production, machine, maintenance and automotive shops.

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Tools for Talent Development Complimentary

Hours: 3.00

The **complimentary** Talent Development event introduces you to ways Fox Valley Technical College can assist with building your employees skills. Employees are a major asset to taking your company to the next level. Test drive our training on your road to success.

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Understanding and Using Building Plans

Hours: 4.00 | Estimated Cost: $175.00

Learn the fundamental principles and concepts used to interpret and read building plans. Provides an understanding of the various types of building plans, site plans, civil engineering plans, floor plans, elevations and cross sections and mechanical systems.

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