Education & Training


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Schedule at-a-glance
A list of courses offered by NADCA in chronological order.

Course Descriptions
A list of courses taught at NADCA and in-plant classes. Click on each course to view the description containing information regarding textbooks, materials used and other.

Certification Program
A complete text featuring what steps are necessary to attain Certification from NADCA. Course electives and requirements are listed.

Instructors
Biographies and photographs of individuals who instruct NADCA's courses and in-plant conferences. An excellent introduction to the caliber of people NADCA utilizes for its education programs.

Local Courses
There are NADCA education and training chapters located throughout the U.S., Canada and Mexico. Chapters are an extension of NADCA's education and training, and most offer selected NADCA national courses and programs locally . . . thus, expanding the technology transfer opportunities for every die caster. Chapters also offer a range of other technological and operational education programs specifically selected and tailored to the needs of die casters and suppliers in their chapter areas.

In-Plant Programs
All NADCA programs, courses and installations can be brought to the worksite for presentation. The cost in savings and scheduling advantages can be substantial!

In-House Programs
NADCA is now offering the "In-House Training Program for Operators and Technicians!" The In-House approach responds to the need of die casters to have control of the schedule, content and cost of training. It is a multi-module program that is highly cost-effective.

Upcoming Courses & Webinars

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  • May 24 2022
    National Courses - Spring 2022 05/24/2022 National courses will be held in Arlington Heights, Illinois. The exact location will be detrermined based on the number of people attending each course. If you have any dietary restrictions please contact Melisa Ryzner CMP, CMM at mryzner@diecasting.org Add to Calendar
  • June 9 2022
    Setting the Stage: Industry 4.0 Roadmap and Lessons Learned 06/09/2022
  • Understanding of why Industry 4.0 is happening and the Business Case driving it
  • Understanding the elements of a successful Industry 4.0 transition: People, Process & Technology
  • Evaluating your Digital Maturity Index (DMI)
  • Digital Transformation Pillars including Plant Connectivity, Data Collection and Metrics, Manufacturing Execution, and Advanced Analytics
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  • June 16 2022
    Technology and Use Cases for Zero-Downtime, Zero-Defects Man 06/16/2022
  • Presenting The Business Case around Industrial IoT and Predictive Analytics
  • What is Artificial Intelligence (A.I.) and how it can be applied in Manufacturing
  • Use Cases in Predictive Maintenance, including Industrial Robots, Machine Tools, and Ancillary Equipment
  • Use Cases in Predictive Quality, including Casting Processes
  • Presenting a Systematic Approach to Thing Big, Start Small, and Gain ROI with A.I.
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  • June 23 2022
    The Digital Transformation Journey: Industry Case Studies 06/23/2022
  • Benchmark your Digital Transformation Journey with real-world case studies from the casting and machining industry
  • Discuss the ROI value proposition and business case justification
  • Offer the audience best practice advice on “what have we learned” and “what can we improve” during the digital journey
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