Seven New Career Training Programs: Electrical Technician and More

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New Career Training Programs

Title: Electrical Technician 

This program will teach students math, inspection, safety, quality, electrical systems, automation, motor controls, and assembly to work as an electrical technician.

Program Code: GES773

Hours: 120

Cost: $1695

Program SRP: $1995

Availability: Immediately

Why should you market this program?

Within the U.S. workforce, there is a significant skills gap in the area of construction and trades and many employers are struggling to find qualified personnel to fill these positions. This program provides key foundational training to be an Electrical Technician and will allow students to be eligible for some of these jobs.

Why are we adding this program to the catalog?

We are adding this program to the catalog because we are trying to expand the programs we offer in the areas of Trades and Construction. We currently only have 18 programs within this category.

Why would a student take this program?

A student would want to take this program to become an electrical technician because electrical technician can earn an average of $20 per hour. This entry-level career also provides the stepping stone to become an electrician and earn even more if they decide to pursue a certification. There is significant room to grow in your career as the job growth rate for Electricians is 14%.


Title: Maintenance Technician

In this program, students will learn the following concepts and skills to become a Maintenance Technician:  workholding, math, inspection, safety, machining, quality, grinding, electrical systems, automation, mechanical systems, motor controls, rigging, and fluid systems.

Program Code: GES767

Hours: 250

Cost: $1395

Program SRP: $1695

Availability: Immediately

Why should you market this program?

Within the U.S. workforce, there is a significant skills gap in the area of construction and trades and many employers are struggling to find qualified personnel to fill these positions. This program provides key foundational training in maintenance that will allow students to be eligible for some of these jobs.

Why are we adding this program to the catalog?

We are adding this program to the catalog because we are trying to expand the programs we offer in the areas of Trades and Construction. We currently only have 18 programs within this category.

Why would a student take this program?

A student would take this program if they have an interest in problem solving and taking pieces apart in an industrial setting. This program provides working knowledge and use of common tool room equipment to manufacture and repair components for in-house maintenance purposes. The median wage is $17.31 for a Maintenance Technician.


Title: Press Operator – Cold Stamping

This program will provide students provides an intensive overview of skills necessary for cold stamping press work. Students will learn math, inspection, safety, materials, quality, stamping, forming, and automation to work at as a Press Operator: Cold Stamping.

Program Code: GES768

Hours: 100

Cost: $1195

Program SRP: $1495

Availability: Immediately

Why should you market this program?

Within the U.S. workforce, there is a significant skills gap in the area of construction and trades and many employers are struggling to find qualified personnel to fill these positions. This program provides key foundational training in press operations that will allow students to be eligible for some of these jobs.

Why are we adding this program to the catalog?

We are adding this program to the catalog because we are trying to expand the programs we offer in the areas of Trades and Construction. We currently only have 18 programs within this category.

Why would a student take this program?

A student would take this program if they are interested in working in an industrial environment. As a press operator a student would be able to earn $12 – $19. This is an entry-level career that can lead to higher earning industrial careers such as CNC Operator and Programmer and Tool and Die Maker.

ed2go offers both a hot stamping and cold stamping program. Cold stamping involves the transformation of a sheet of metal at room temperature inside a forming die under pressure. Hot stamping involves the heating of the steel blanks until they are malleable, followed rapid cooling.


Title: Press Operator – Hot Stamping

This program will students an intensive overview of skills necessary for hot stamping press work. Students will learn math, inspection, safety, materials, quality, stamping, forming, and automation to work at as a Press Operator: Hot Stamping.

Program Code: GES769

Hours: 100

Cost: $1195

Program SRP: $1495

Availability: Immediately

Why should you market this program?

Within the U.S. workforce, there is a significant skills gap in the area of construction and trades and many employers are struggling to find qualified personnel to fill these positions. This program provides key foundational training in press operations that will allow students to be eligible for some of these jobs.

Why are we adding this program to the catalog?

We are adding this program to the catalog because we are trying to expand the programs we offer in the areas of Trades and Construction. We currently only have 18 programs within this category.

Why would a student take this program?

A student would take this program if they are interested in working in an industrial environment. As a press operator a student would be able to earn $12 – $19. This is an entry-level career that can lead to higher earning industrial careers such as CNC Operator and Programmer and Tool and Die Maker.

ed2go offers both a hot stamping and cold stamping program. Cold stamping involves the transformation of a sheet of metal at room temperature inside a forming die under pressure. Hot stamping involves the heating of the steel blanks until they are malleable, followed rapid cooling.


Title: Process Technician

This program will teach students the necessary skills to become a process technician, including math, inspection, safety, machining, quality, electrical systems, automation, mechanical systems, motor controls, fluid systems, and joining.

Program Code: GES771

Hours: 165

Cost: $1695

Program SRP: $1995

Availability: Immediately

Why should you market this program?

Within the U.S. workforce, there is a significant skills gap in the area of construction and trades and many employers are struggling to find qualified personnel to fill these positions. This program provides key foundational training to be a Process Technician and will allow students to be eligible for some of these jobs.

Why are we adding this program to the catalog?

We are adding this program to the catalog because we are trying to expand the programs we offer in the areas of Trades and Construction. We currently only have 18 programs within this category.

Why would a student take this program?

Process technicians design new equipment or materials or recommend revision to methods of operation in order to improve efficiencies. With this program students learn about six sigma, lean operation and Total Productive Maintenance (TPM). According to BLS, the average salary is $53,330. Students can be eligible for these careers with just a high school diploma and some on-the-ground training.


Title: Robotics Technician

This program will provide students provides an intensive overview of skills necessary for the robotics industry, including math, safety, quality, electrical systems, automation, mechanical systems, fluid systems, and rigging.

Program Code: GES770

Hours: 155

Cost: $1395

Program SRP: $1695

Availability: Immediately

Why should you market this program?

Within the U.S. workforce, there is a significant skills gap in the area of construction and trades and many employers are struggling to find qualified personnel to fill these positions. This program provides key foundational training to be a Robotics Technician and will allow students to be eligible for some of these jobs.

Why are we adding this program to the catalog?

We are adding this program to the catalog because we are trying to expand the programs we offer in the areas of Trades and Construction. We currently only have 18 programs within this category.

Why would a student take this program?

According to BLS, the average salary is $55,610 for a Robotics Technician. Students can be eligible for these careers with just a high school diploma, associates degree, or some on-the-ground training.


Title: Welding Technician

This program will provide students an accelerated training that allow students to identify the required knowledge and skills for each worker and provide a pathway to upskill and validate worker’s competences.

Program Code: GES766

Hours: 125

Cost: $1695

Program SRP: $1995

Availability: Immediately

Why should you market this program?

Within the U.S. workforce, there is a significant skills gap in the area of construction and trades and many employers are struggling to find qualified personnel to fill these positions. This program provides key foundational training in welding that will allow students to be eligible for some of these jobs.

Why are we adding this program to the catalog?

We are adding this program to the catalog because we are trying to expand the programs we offer in the areas of Trades and Construction. We currently only have 18 programs within this category.

Why would a student take this program?

According to BLS, the annual wage for a welder is $38,150 and can be significantly more if the students decides to earn certifications in welding. Students can be eligible for these careers with just a high school diploma and some on-the-ground training.


What Partners Need To Do

New Programs: Partners only need to make catalog updates for new Career Training Programs in your Online Administration Center (OAC) if:

  • Your site is set up for ed2go to automatically add new courses/programs to your catalog, AND you do not want to offer the new program, or need to change your retail pricing.
  • Your site is NOT set up for ed2go to automatically add new courses/programs to your catalog, AND you want to add new courses/programs to your catalog.

For assistance with updating your catalog, read this article

Otherwise, no further action is needed on your end in the OAC.

Content or Hours Update: No further action is needed on your end in the OAC. Your catalog already reflects this change.


Please contact your Account Manager if you have any questions about the new program.

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