Quality Technician, Skills for Success

January 24, 2022

The Quality Technician Skills for Success program was developed to address the growing need for skilled workers in manufacturing. This ten-day workshop will give you the skills you need to be successful, led by our instructors with years of industry experience. Through these workshops, participants will learn essential quality concepts, tools, and tasks. This training provides a Purdue University Certificate of Learning and a MSSC Certification in Quality Practices and Measurement.

Production Technician, Skills for Success

January 21, 2022

Purdue MEP has developed three Skills for Success programs to address the manufacturing skills gap in the areas of manufacturing, quality, and leadership. Our successful programs are helping thousands of people in the state of Indiana with skills they need to be successful in the manufacturing sector and beyond. This program is designed for individuals new to manufacturing and results in an MSSC Certified Production Technician certification as well as a Purdue University Certificate of Learning.

Advanced Precision Machinist

January 18, 2022

This specialization will focus on the concepts and vocabulary that prepares learners to work in a variety of positions in the manufacturing sector. Learners will gain a specialized education in manufacturing processes, project management, production management, critical thinking, problem solving, advanced manufacturing techniques, blue print reading, and process safety. This specialization, upon successful completion, will qualify for a Certificate of Applied Technical Related Studies completion from Bay Institute of Science and Engineering (BISE) that can also be applied toward the Department of Labor Journeypersons Certification.

Welding Training

January 4, 2022

Welding training programs prepare individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to join or cut metal surfaces and earn welding certifications. These training programs are designed for all skill levels, from beginners to those who have some training and wish to achieve high skill levels for sheet metal and structural plate certifications. Using the American Welding Society standards, students are trained using knowledge-based assessments, workmanship sample procedures and more. At many providers, students with previous knowledge may work toward additional certifications.

These training programs emphasize hands-on learning to become skilled in many different specializations including SMAW/stick (shield metal arc welding), GMAW/MIG (gas metal arc welding), GTAW/TIG (gas tungsten arc welding) and 6G PIPE-UPHILL. Training specialization varies by provider.

Industrial Electrical

January 4, 2022

The Industrial Electrical program provides high quality, hands-on training to prepare students to enter the workforce. Ivy Tech uses only the current and emerging technologies in the industry while training. Our business and industrial partners have helped us for the curriculum to meet the demands of the ever-changing work environment. This program is offered as a Technical Certificate (TC) and a Certificate (CT).

NOTE: This program requires that recipients file the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) and be eligible for Title IV financial aid. The Workforce Ready Grant is not based on family income.

Automation and Robotics Technology

January 4, 2022

The Advanced Automation and Robotics (AART) program at Ivy Tech offers hands-on learning with modern equipment in classes taught by faculty who have spent their careers working in manufacturing. Students will be able to troubleshoot automated manufacturing equipment like PLCs, robotics, pneumatics, hydraulics, and motors and controls.

NOTE: This program requires that recipients file the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) and be eligible for Title IV financial aid. The Workforce Ready Grant is not based on family income.

Labor Institute for Training (LIFT)

November 5, 2021

Biopharmaceutical Manufacturing

June 15, 2021

The Biopharmaceutical Manufacturing Certificate prepares students for the entry level manufacturing operator positions in the drug product manufacturing industry such as Catalent, Baxter and Eli Lilly.  The Certificate provides technological training in the areas of cGMP (current Good Manufacturing Practices), GDP (Good Documentation Practices), FDA audits, quality practices, work safety, regulatory compliances, drug formulation principles, aseptic drug filling operations, visual inspection, freeze-drying operations, packaging, drug stability testing, and includes the six sigma white belt and OSHA 10 certifications.  The 18 credits in the certificate (CT) also count towards the Associate of Applied Science Degree in Biotechnology.

NOTE: This program requires that recipients file the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) and be eligible for Title IV financial aid. The Workforce Ready Grant is not based on family income.

Regulatory Affairs

June 15, 2021

Regulatory Affairs professionals help make safe and effective healthcare products available worldwide, ensure regulatory compliance, prepare submissions, and participate in quality assurance. All bioscience companies are in need of regulatory affairs professionals for their expertise in deciding the best regulatory pathway for a new or modified medical product, and to serve as the go-to person in a company to interact with the governing regulatory agency, e.g., Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Ivy Tech Community College offers an 18 credit certificate (CT) in Regulatory Affairs that provides essential skills and knowledge to prepare students for regulatory affairs careers which are in growing demand in the life science industry.

NOTE: This program requires that recipients file the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) and be eligible for Title IV financial aid. The Workforce Ready Grant is not based on family income.

Medical Device Quality

June 15, 2021

The Medical Device Quality Certificate prepares students for the entry level operator and technician positions in the engineering, manufacturing and quality control areas of medical device manufacturing industry.  The certificate provides technological training in the areas of cGMP (current Good Manufacturing Practices), GDP (Good Documentation Practices), FDA audit, quality practices, work safety, regulatory compliances, CAD design principles and metrology, and include the six sigma white belt and OSHA 10 certifications. The 18 credits in the certificate (CT) also count towards the Associate of Applied Science Degree in Biotechnology.

NOTE: This program requires that recipients file the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) and be eligible for Title IV financial aid. The Workforce Ready Grant is not based on family income.