Online Technical Training

Online Technical Training

PMMI's eLearning courses not only teach workers - such as operators, technicians, and maintenance employees - the fundamental skills required in the packaging and processing industry but also provide a foundation on which to build knowledge and skills.  PMMI's eLearning series also serves as a great refresher for seasoned employees or those re-entering the workforce.

Basic Electrical Components
Basic Electrical Components

The Basic Electrical Components eLearning course is an introduction to the principles of electricity and explains the functionality of electrical components found on packaging machinery. The course explains how electricity works and explains the laws of electricity. The course covers the different electrical components commonly found on packaging machinery and how they function. It also delves into preventive maintenance and helps students identify failures and malfunctions of these components.  The course includes a test at the end.

Course duration: Approx. 3.5 hour

Course Price: PMMI Member: $159     Non-Member: $179 

Basic Mechanical Components
Basic Mechanical Components

The Basic Mechanical Components eLearning course teaches operators, mechanics and technicians about the basic mechanical components found on packaging lines. Each of the 12 lessons concentrates on the functionality and purpose of a different essential component.       

Topics of the lessons include: Bearings, Belt Drives, Brakes and Clutches, Chains and Sprockets, Gears, Levers, Cranks and Linkages, Cams, Shafts and Shaft Couplings, Springs, Star Wheels, Timing Screws, Geared Speed Reducers, Geared Speed Inducers, and Adjustable Speed Drives.
Course duration: Approx. 1 1/2 hour

PMMI Member: $109     Non-Member: $129

Fundamentals of Risk Assessment
Fundamentals of Risk Assessment

This course will introduce you to the process of risk assessment. By the end of this course you will be able to explain the iterative process of risk assessment, explain why this process is an effective method for managing risk, and describe the 8-step risk assessment process.  The course features a 3D interactive exercise where you follow the first 4 steps of the risk assessment process to address a clogged glue gun on a case packer. The course also features an interactive exercise using PackSafe, a software tool for performing risk assessment.

Course duration: Approx. 1 hour

PMMI Member: $139     Non-Member: $159 

Intro to Packaging Machinery
Introduction to Packaging Machinery

This 14 module course will help students gain a better understanding of the functions and operations of packaging machinery, package design, and packaging materials.This course is available in its entirety or by individual module.  Each individual module includes a quiz at the end. The passing score for each is 80%. The module is available for 90 days from date of purchase. 

Course duration: Approximately 4 hours

Course Price:   PMMI Member: $249     Non-Member: $299 

Individual modules:   PMMI Member: $40     Non-Member: $50

Troubleshooting Packaging Machinery
Troubleshooting Packaging Machinery

(Available in English and Spanish)

Troubleshooting Packaging Machinery teaches packaging professionals entry-level theory, process, and logic of troubleshooting specifically applied to packaging manufacturing. Through the use of videos, animations and interactive exercises, students will learn: 1) The difference between troubleshooting and problem solving 2) The different types of problems 3) To differentiate between observations and possible causes.

Course duration: Approx. 1 hour

PMMI Member: $109     Non-Member: $129

Take Courses Anytime

Take PMMI’s Online Technical Training courses anytime, just log onto pmmiu.org

Questions?

For questions, please contact:

Name: Marco Paulina
Title: Workforce Development Assistant
Phone: 571.612.3204
Email: mpaulina@pmmi.org