Essential Career Skills for Tomorrow’s Workforce

Success in today’s workforce requires more than just technical skills. Intelitek’s Foundation Skills courses provide job-ready skills for lifelong success.

The Foundations program is the ideal solution for high schools and post-secondary institutions looking provide job ready skills for tomorrows essential careers. This course enables any learner to acquire the foundation skills necessary for lifelong success in the field of Advanced Manufacturing.

In addition to technical skills, the Foundations Skills program also addresses the industry requirement for entry level employees to have appropriate employability skills. By including portions of the SkillsUSA Career Skills Education Program (CSEP), learners obtain essential job skills, including communication, personal and professional growth, and career focus that make for successful work experiences. Ample attention is devoted to subjects like computer ethics in the workforce, resume writing and interview skills, teamwork, problem solving, retirement planning and the like.

Foundations also includes an introduction to advanced manufacturing, including an overview of the field and potential career paths. The critical skills needed for entry into the advanced manufacturing workforce are delivered, including quality control, basic and applied math skills, blue print reading, hand and power tool principles and applications.

With these foundation skills learners are workforce-ready: the foundation for success in the field of advanced manufacturing!


Foundation Skills Program
The Employability course equips students with skills identified by business and industry leaders as vital for career success

Introduction to Advanced Manufacturing

Foundations of Advanced Manufacturing
An excellent overview of the field of advanced manufacturing, featuring hands-on activities and compelling online curriculum!

Introduction to Lean Manufacturing

Foundations Skills
Overview of the principles and practices of lean manufacturing

Industrial Safety: Lockout/Tagout (LOTO)

Foundations of Advanced Manufacturing
Through virtual activities, maintenance technician trainees learn lockout/tagout procedures in industrial environments.

Mathematics for Technicians 1 (BA01A)

Foundations of Advanced Manufacturing
Delivers the mathematics & physics skills needed for working with materials, maintaining machinery and creating equipment layouts.

Mathematics for Technicians 2 (BA01B)

Foundations of Advanced Manufacturing
Delivers the mathematics & physics skills needed for working with materials, maintaining machinery and creating equipment layouts.

Blueprint Reading (BA02)

Foundations of Advanced Manufacturing
​ Covers critical skills of reading and interpreting blueprints to install, maintain, troubleshoot, and service plant machinery.

Lubrication for Technicians (BA03)

Foundations of Advanced Manufacturing
Teaches the basic knowledge of lubricants and their uses that Maintenance Technicians must possess.

Mechanical Fasteners (BA04)

Foundations of Advanced Manufacturing
Learn critical skills Maintenance Technicians need in identification, applications and usage of mechanical fasteners.

Hand Tools (BA05)

Foundations of Advanced Manufacturing
Develop the fundamental skills in identification, application and usage of hand tools Maintenance Technicians use each day.

Power Tools (BA06)

Foundations of Advanced Manufacturing
Hands-on training for Maintenance Technicians using the common power tools of trade.

Mechanical Measurement and Quality Control – Virtual

Gives students a solid foundation of knowledge and skill in performing measurements and calculations.

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