Skill Boss: Comprehensive Assessment

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Hands-on training & assessment that meet MSSC standards for CPT+ certifications
CPT Training with MSSC standards

Certified Production Technician Plus Certification Assessment

CPT Plus certification provides employers further proof of an individual's skill set by requiring successful demonstration of hands-on on skills in electronic, electrical, fluid power and mechanical systems.

Skill Boss, designed to meet MSSC standards, is a hands-on skill training & assessment system that integrates seamlessly into any manufacturing program and is required for CPT Plus certification

Amatrol’s Skill Boss (95-MSB1) offers schools and companies performance-based assessment for evaluating the skill levels and competencies of future machine operators. This system fits onto a standard tabletop and features an electric motor, variable frequency drive, human-machine interface, pneumatic pick-and-place module, and much more! When setup, this system will quality test and sort blocks made from plastic and metal.

Skill Boss was designed to assess the hands-on skills needed by today’s modern manufacturing production areas including assembly & machine operation. No other system boasts this many technologies in a portable platform.

Use Skill Boss to Gain MSSC’s CPT Plus Certification

This system is used by the Manufacturing Skill Standards Council (MSSC) for its Certified Production Technician (CPT) Plus certification. The Skill Boss assessment system, designed to meet MSSC standards, is a hands-on skill assessment system that integrates seamlessly into any manufacturing program. MSSC’s CPT Plus program provides proof of an individual’s ability to perform a wide range of hands-on technical skills in electronic, electrical, fluid power, & mechanical systems.

The CPT Program is an industry-led standards-based training, assessment and certification system focused on the core skills and knowledge needed to have a successful advanced manufacturing career. The interactive multimedia curriculum for each program is identical and focuses on building foundational workplace skills for advanced manufacturing careers within areas like safety, quality, manufacturing processes and maintenance, as well as cross-functional skills such as communications, teamwork, customer awareness and workplace conduct. The CPT Plus certification expands on the full CPT credential by providing employees with proof that an individual has the comprehensive technical knowledge and hands-on skills needed to be immediately productive.

Develop &Evaluate Skills Sets

Skills Boss is the tool you need to teach or evaluate an student's skills as they install, adjust and troubleshoot components on this fully functional mechatronics system applicable to both discrete parts and process manufacturing.

Skill Boss performs a real-world sorting & finishing process by automatically feeding parts into the system where they are rejected or accepts to continue the process. If accepted, the parts are buffed with a polish wheel before a 3-axis robotic pick & place system picks up the part and moves it into "finished goods" based on its material.

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One of the biggest challenges facing the workforce is a skilled worker shortage. For this reason, Amatrol is dedicated to providing schools with learning solutions that will cover applicable STEM knowledge and advanced manufacturing topics and skills.

Amatrol develops cutting edge, interactive training tools for to equip individuals with the skills technical equipment, solve problems and adapt to a rapidly-changing work environments. Amatrol's training systems are created and built by experts in their field, integrating the best practices in training and education to deliver knowledge and technical skills for today's careers. The systems include highly interactive eLearning, hands-on simulators, and more to train students for many diverse industries such as manufacturing, oil and gas, packaging, etc.

Didactic organizations such as colleges, universities, and high schools use these made-in-the-USA products to teach individuals technical and workplace skills ranging from entry level basic technical skills to advanced technology troubleshooting for both degree and certification preparation. The solutions range from engaging high school students in the learning of basic science and math to teaching hands-on skills in the latest, highly sophisticated motor drives. Amatrol’s learning solutions include interactive multimedia as well as print-based student learning materials, virtual trainers, teacher’s guides, industrial quality hands-on training equipment, and instructor training. Real world components are used in the training equipment along with in-depth curricula to build the workforce’s next generation.

Amatrol offers a rich array of multimedia and eLearning on a broad array of topics including: power and energy, controls, manufacturing processes, design, fluids, fluid power, thermal, electrical, electrical motors, mechanical, communications, robotics, computer integrated manufacturing, mechatronics, and automation. In addition to learning systems geared toward post-secondary and industrial customers, Amatrol also offers systems specifically designed for high schools.

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