Enrollment Requirements: Must be 18+ years of age at time of enrollment, have a High School Diploma or G.E.D and complete the Workkeys Assessment with minimum scores of 4 in Reading for Information; Locating Information; and Applied Mathematics.
This foundational course is the prerequisite for all current and future vocational offerings. In just three short weeks students will learn soft skills required for employment including:
• Conflict Resolution
• Decision Making
• Public Speaking
Additional instruction is provided in LEAN principles including:
• Supply Chain Management
• Continuous Improvement
• Project Management
• Safety Procedures
• Environmental Procedures
VOLT’s Industrial Maintenance Mechanic program is designed to provide hands-on training on industrial systems and equipment. The curriculum guides students through the basics and proper installation repair, and maintenance of:
• Print Reading
• Machine Tools
• Mechanical Drives
• Pneumatic Systems
• Hydraulic Systems
• Safe Welding
• Torching Techniques
• Electrical Theory
• Mechanical Circuitry
VOLT Institute offers a variety of one-day workshops for employee training and advancement. Workshops range from introductory to advanced skill stages and target all staff levels. VOLT Institute workshops are eligible for state ETP reimbursement.
Effective communication is essential to positive workplace culture. Learn how to effectively give & receive feedback, listen & speak with purpose, and maximize creativity all while utilizing emotional intelligence.
This workshop focuses on the basics of Lean Concepts 5S and A3 Problem Solving. Lean Concepts 5S is a five-step methodology aimed at creating and maintaining an organized, visual, and safe workplace. A3 Problem Solving is a structured way to solve the root cause of problems and communicate how the problem was solved.
A PLC is an industrial computer control system that continuously monitors the state of input devices and makes decisions based upon custom programs to control the state of output devices. This workshop is provided in partnership with Modesto Junior College.
Learn to: Get Organized - Give Meaning to Actions - Motivate & Develop Your Team - Conduct Effective Meetings - Problem Solve - Continuously Improve
High-Performance Teams (HPT) are founded upon operational excellence, professional development, and critical thinking. Employees will be empowered to collaborate in order to build upon their collective strengths, create team charters, communicate with purpose, and participate in strategy deployment.
Learn what Lean continuous improvement is all about: identifying wastes, 5S organization, visual communication, and maximizing efficiency. Learning how to be efficient and create systems is the goal.
Learn the ins and outs of Lean for maintenance: team charters, problem solving, minimizing waste, and standardizing work. Employees will be empowered to make good decisions, share their knowledge and strengths, and collectively maintain their workspace in a proactive manner.
Lean Performance Teams are a small group of people committed to operational excellence, performance goals, and an approach for which they hold themselves mutually accountable.
This workshop is designed to introduce best practices on how to effectively initiate, plan, execute, monitor, and close projects on time with the desired results.
Learn how to unveil the root cause(s) of problems and how to efficiently solve them. Learning how to collaborate in teams streamlines project management so that project scope, boundaries, and timelines aren’t exceeded.
This workshop is a “train the trainer” session that teaches team leaders and supervisors how to quickly train employees to do a job correctly, safely, and conscientiously.