Not only is the location of the Advanced Technology Center new but the approach to technical skills training is also new: it’s based on Amatrol’s equipment and curriculum.
Amatrol, a U.S. company, is changing the way people in manufacturing and energy companies learn technical skills. Amatrol creates innovative , interactive learning solutions for industry and education to equip people with the skills to master technical systems, solve problems and adapt to a rapidly-changing workplace. Skill development starts with the basics and builds to the advanced. Amatrol does it all.
Amatrol Learning Systems have two major components:
- Industrial Training Equipment designed to teach skill development for almost every technology used in industry today:
- Electrical & Electronics
- Mechanical & Machining
- Hydraulics & Pneumatics
- Robotics & Automation
- Comprehensive Curriculum, both printed and online for individual, self-paced or group learning. The curriculum, developed in partnership with Ford, General Motors, Siemens, Miller Coors, Caterpillar, Toyota, General Mills and others, is state-of-the-art. It teaches:
- Foundation Skills
- Advanced Skills
- Problem Solving & Analysis
- Tuning & Adjustment
- Maintenance & Repair
The Advanced Technology Center houses classrooms, labs outfitted with Amatrol equipment and open, flexible, instructional space. The ATC provides affordable, hands-on learning to prepare manufacturing employees and Westmoreland students for, high-demand, technically oriented careers.