2017 Winter/Spring Semester 

This is your year to “level-up”.  You might be wondering what that means exactly? This year NADCA will be running all of our Education Courses in online webinar format.  We have broken our courses down by training Level and completing each course within that level will result in you reaching your certification goals.  

The Winter/Spring 2017 Semester will cover Operator Training Level 1, Process Level 1, Tooling Level 1 as well as Maintenance Level 1.  In this Course Catalog you can see which course you must take in order to meet the requirements for each Level.  After you have taken all the required courses you will be able to take the Certification Test.  Please note that participants must take Process Level 1 - Part 2, Tooling Level 1 - Part 2 and Maintenance Level 1 - Part 2 in the Spring Semester to have completed all credit hours in these categories.  

If you purchase access to all the courses listed in a Level you will be granted access to view those courses in NADCA’s Online Education System.  This means that if you are unable to attend the course on the day it is presented you have the freedom to view it at a more convenient time.  

Purchase Access to all courses in a level and gain access to on-demand training after the course airs. Please review the Course Catalog for the 2017 Winter Semester for titles and descriptions of each course.  Sign into your NADCA Account prior to clicking the link below to reflect the correct pricing.  Each webinar is $69 for Corporate Members, $99 for Individual Members or $119 for Non-Corporate Members.  Again, purchasing all the courses in a Level grants you access to the course in NADCA's Online Education System for 1 year! 

Operator Training Level 1 - 18 Courses  -  Please contact Athena Catlett to set up this Level of Courses.  Some courses have already occured so they can not be added to the cart.  
Cost Total for Corporate Members - $1242
Cost Total for Individual Members - $1782
Cost Total for Nonmembers - $2142
2/16/2017 EC-102 Introduction To Die Casting - Die Casting Introduction
2/22/2017 EC-102 Introduction To Die Casting - Die Casting Machines & Dies
2/23/2017 EC-102 Introduction To Die Casting - Die Casting Alloys & Fundamentals
2/27/2017 EC-102 Introduction To Die Casting - Die Casting Defects & Safety
2/28/2017 EC-908 - Die Casting Safety - Basic Safety in Die Casting
3/1/2017 EC-908 - Die Casting Safety - Machine Maintenance Safety in Die Casting
3/2/2017 EC-908 - Die Casting Safety - Electrical Safety in Die Casting
3/7/2017 EC-908 - Die Casting Safety - Managing Safety in Die Casting
5/1/2017 EC-302 - Metal Melting and Handling - Safety and Alloys
5/2/2017 EC-302 - Metal Melting and Handling - Alloying Elements and Furnaces
5/3/2017 EC-302 - Metal Melting and Handling - Metal Handling, Treatment Method
5/4/2017 EC-302 - Metal Melting and Handling - Metal Quality and Casting Defect
5/18/2017 EC-902 Operating the Die Casting Machine - Die Casting Process, Die, and Die Casting Machine
5/23/2017 EC-902 Operating the Die Casting Machine - Closing the Die and Injecting the Metal
5/24/2017 EC-902 Operating the Die Casting Machine - Controls, Setup and SMED
5/25/2017 EC-902 Operating the Die Casting Machine - Startup/Shutdown Procedures, and Normal Operation
5/30/2017 EC-902 Operating the Die Casting Machine - Eliminating Casting Defects
5/31/2017 EC-902 Operating the Die Casting Machine - Safety
 
Tooling Level 1 - 22 Courses - Please note that by clicking this link you are adding all the courses to your cart.  This can take a few minutes to load.  Do NOT click the link again while the items are loading into your cart.  
Cost Total for Corporate Members - $1518
Cost Total for Individual Members - $2178
Cost Total for Nonmembers - $2618
3/27/2017 EC-501 - Die Material Metallurgy And Extending Die Life - Mechanical Properties of Materials
3/28/2017 EC-501 - Die Material Metallurgy And Extending Die Life - Heat Treatment of Steel
3/29/2017 EC-501 - Die Material Metallurgy And Extending Die Life - Die Material Acceptance Criteria and Design & Operational Factors
3/30/2017 EC-501 - Die Material Metallurgy And Extending Die Life - New Die Steels and Surface Treatments
4/3/2017 EC-501 - Die Material Metallurgy And Extending Die Life - Applied Coatings and Die Maintenance
4/4/2017 EC-506 - Engineering Die Casting Dies - Part 1
4/5/2017 EC-506 - Engineering Die Casting Dies - Part 2
4/6/2017 EC-506 - Engineering Die Casting Dies - Part 3
4/10/2017 EC-506 - Engineering Die Casting Dies - Part 4
4/11/2017 EC-506 - Engineering Die Casting Dies - Part 5
4/12/2017 EC-506 - Engineering Die Casting Dies - Part 6
4/13/2017 EC-506 - Engineering Die Casting Dies - Part 7
4/14/2017 EC-506 - Engineering Die Casting Dies - Part 8
4/17/2017 EC-506 - Engineering Die Casting Dies - Part 9
4/18/2017 EC-506 - Engineering Die Casting Dies - Part 10
4/19/2017 EC-211 Dimensional Repeatability - Minimizing Linear Dimensional Variations
4/20/2017 EC-211 Dimensional Repeatability - Minimizing Cross-Parting Line Dimensional Variations
4/25/2017 EC-211 Dimensional Repeatability - Minimizing Die Shift and Warpage
5/9/2017 EC-606 - Product Design - Introduction to Product Design
5/10/2017 EC-606 - Product Design - The Die Casting Process
5/11/2017 EC-606 - Product Design - Defects in Die Castings
5/12/2017 EC-606 - Product Design - Die Casting Alloys
5/15/2017 EC-606 - Product Design - Optimization of Geometry for Die Casting
5/16/2017 EC-606 - Product Design - Examples of Die Castings
5/17/2017 EC-606 - Product Design - Secondary Processing of Die Castings

Process Level 1 - 18 Courses  - Please contact Athena Catlett to set up this Level of Courses.  Some courses have already occured so they can not be added to the cart.  
Cost Total for Corporate Members - $1242
Cost Total for Individual Members - $1782
Cost Total for Nonmembers - $2142
1/24/2017 EC-515 - Die Casting Defects - Surface Defects Part I
1/25/2017 EC-515 - Die Casting Defects - Surface Defects Part II
1/26/2017 EC-515 - Die Casting Defects - Gas Porosity
1/31/2017 EC-515 - Die Casting Defects - Shrinkage Porosity
2/1/2017 EC-515 - Die Casting Defects - Inclusions, Leakers, and Cracks
2/2/2017 EC-515 - Die Casting Defects - Flash, Solder, and Other Defects
2/7/2017 EC-410 - Process Control - Introduction to Process Control
2/10/2017 EC-410 - Process Control - Generation of X-Bar & R Charts
2/13/2017 EC-410 - Process Control - Application to Shot Variables - 1
2/14/2017 EC-410 - Process Control - Application to Shot Variables - 2
2/15/2017 EC-410 - Process Control - Application to Other Die Casting Parameters
3/8/2017 EC-710 - Computer Modeling - Die Casting Modeling Capabilities
3/9/2017 EC-710 - Computer Modeling - FEA and FVA - The Different Modeling Approaches
3/10/2017 EC-710 - Computer Modeling - State of the Art Die Casting Modeling Practices

Maintenance Level 1 - 3 Courses -  Please note that by clicking this link you are adding all the courses to your cart.  This can take a few minutes to load.  Do NOT click the link again while the items are loading into your cart.  
Cost Total for Corporate Members - $207
Cost Total for Individual Members - $297
Cost Total for Nonmembers - $357
3/14/2017 EC-407 Mechanical Maintenance: Mechanics Die Casting Machine Primary Mechanical Structures
3/15/2017 EC-407 Mechanical Maintenance: Mechanics Die Casting Machine Primary Dynamic Structures
3/21/2017 EC-407 Mechanical Maintenance: Mechanics Die Casting Machine Set-up and Maintenance

Perhaps you are not interested in a Level Certification.  That’s ok!

You are still able to purchase access to a course of your interest individually to view live.  Click here to purchase access to a live webinar. (Please note that purchasing access to a single course does not grant you access to the recording in the Online Education System)

Please take some time to review the Course Catalog for the 2017 Winter Semester.  This is the year to invest in yourself and increase your knowledge in our industry!  
 

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