Fundamentals of Advanced Manufacturing Technology (AMT)


Why Fundamentals of Advanced Manufacturing Technology (AMT) Training?

Industry continues to experience a shortage of technically skilled workers at almost all levels, and the skill gap is expected to grow worse before it gets better.  In addition, industry faces the challenge of keeping incumbent workers up to date as technology changes quickly.  In a demanding and often global marketplace, having the right workers with the right skills is both a necessity and challenge.

The DVIRC Difference

This self-paced, 12-hour “eLearning” program covers the Fundamentals of Advanced Manufacturing Technology (AMT) – at a time and place that works best for each learner.

Key Learning Outcomes

Topics covered in the course include the fundamentals of:

  • Electrical – AC/DC Electrical Systems
  • Pneumatics – Basic Pneumatics
  • Hydraulics – Basic Hydraulics
  • Electronics – Programmable Logic Controller Basics
  • Automation – Principles of Advanced Manufacturing

Who Should Take This Course

Both entry-level workers who need to “upskill” in the basics of advanced manufacturing, as well as current maintenance technicians who want to “refresh” their advanced manufacturing knowledge and skills.

Course Outline

  • Tutorial: Using the Online Learning System
  • Basic Electrical Circuits
  • Electrical Measurements
  • Circuit Analysis
  • Pneumatic Power Systems
  • Basic Pneumatic Circuits
  • Principles of Pneumatic Pressure and Flow
  • Hydraulic Power Systems
  • Basic Hydraulic Circuits
  • Principles of Hydraulic Pressure and Flow
  • Programmable Controller Operation
  • PLC Ethernet Communication
  • Advanced Manufacturing: Automation


In our fast-paced society, developing new skills requires flexible, easily accessed educational material that is available whenever and wherever a trainee needs it.  This eLearning program meets the challenge for flexible technical training by offering superb content depth and breadth, strong interactivity for skill development, and excellent assessment and student tracking through an intuitive, easy-to-use web portal.  With 24/ 7 online access, eLearning creates easy access to training opportunities for technical skill development previously restricted to the classroom. The material is self-paced, making it ideal for individual use.

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