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|General Mills Training
General Mills employees are eligible to enroll for the following classes. Please make sure you have approval from your supervisor to attend class. Minimum number of students to run a class is 4, maximum number is 15.

Manufacturing Training


Reading Blueprints 1
Date: 11/18, 11/20, 12/2, 12/4/20
Time: 7:00am – 9:00am EASTERN
Fee: Contact CTS for details

Course Description


The student will learn to read and sketch blueprints. Students will also learn about line types, symbols, sectioning, location of views and reading measuring devices. Students will also learn to read and understand dimensioning, two-view, three-view drawings as well as auxiliary views, and geometric tolerancing. This course will also teach students to convert dimensions from metric to inches including fractions. Students will learn about orthographic projections, oblique, isometric sketches and the function of sectioning and sectional views. Students will also learn to take dimensions from working blueprints and make decisions about equipment.

Basic Safe Electrical Worker (Morning)
Date: 11/19/20
Time: 7:00am – 10:00am EASTERN
Fee: $75/person

Course Description


The Basic Safe Electrical Work Practices course meets OSHA standards for the electrical safety training of workers whose tasks involve either working on or around live and exposed electrical parts and circuits. It includes information on what workers need to understand and do to be in compliance with the NFPA 70E Standard for Electrical Safety in the Workplace standards.

Upon the successful completion of this course learners will be able to:

  1. Identify 4 hazards associated with electrical energy
  2. State work circumstances where the NFPA 70E standards must be applied
  3. Name 2 examples where the NFPA 70E permits personnel to work on energized electrical circuits
  4. Identify the Restricted Approach Boundary around live and exposed electrical parts and circuits
  5. Select the Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) for each Hazard Category

Meets the bi-annual electrical safety training requirement.

Basic Safe Electrical Worker (Afternoon)
Date: 11/19/20
Time: 2:00pm – 5:00pm EASTERN
Fee: $75/person

Course Description


The Basic Safe Electrical Work Practices course meets OSHA standards for the electrical safety training of workers whose tasks involve either working on or around live and exposed electrical parts and circuits. It includes information on what workers need to understand and do to be in compliance with the NFPA 70E Standard for Electrical Safety in the Workplace standards.

Upon the successful completion of this course learners will be able to:

  1. Identify 4 hazards associated with electrical energy
  2. State work circumstances where the NFPA 70E standards must be applied
  3. Name 2 examples where the NFPA 70E permits personnel to work on energized electrical circuits
  4. Identify the Restricted Approach Boundary around live and exposed electrical parts and circuits
  5. Select the Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) for each Hazard Category

Meets the bi-annual electrical safety training requirement.

Reading Blueprints 2
Date: 12/9, 12/11, 12/16, 12/18/20
Time: 7:00am – 9:00am EASTERN
Fee: Contact CTS for details

Course Description


The second course in blueprint reading. The student will continue to learn to read and sketch more advanced blueprints. Students will learn to read more advanced blueprints. Students will learn to take dimensions from working blueprints and make decisions about creating maintenance parts and identifying key dimensions on equipment. Students will also learn about piping diagram, electrical prints, hydraulic prints, pneumatics prints, and welding blueprints.

Computer Applications


Integrating Access and Excel
Date:11/18/20
Time: 1:00pm – 2:30pm
Fee: $40

Course Description


How do Excel and Access work together? In this session you will learn how to pull and/or push data between the two programs. Linked tables, importing, exporting, queries and more will be covered!

Getting Started with Microsoft Teams
Date:12/2/20
Time: 1:00pm – 2:30pm
Fee: $40

Course Description


Learn how to schedule meetings, create functional teams and integration between Teams and the rest of Microsoft Office in this interactive webinar.

Excel Pivot Tables
Date:12/9/20
Time: 1:00pm – 2:30pm
Fee: $40

Course Description


Trying to find trends in raw data can be difficult. Learn to create pivot tables from your data in Excel. In this course we will create pivot tables and pivot charts from data in Excel as well as external data sources. Learn how to manipulate the information and modify the pivot table to answer your important questions.

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|F.A.Q.
How do we arrange for training?
Training is now set up directly at the plant level. Our training coordinator will work with you to develop the ideal training solution. Topics can include computer applications, mechanical/maintenance and safety. You may sign up for public offered classes on this webpage.
How is training delivered?
For virtual classrooms we are able to use Skype for Business, GoToWebinar or Zoom. Arrangements can also be made for in person training.
How much does the training cost?
Computer application webinars are $35/person. Other training costs vary by topic and length. Contact our Training Coordinator for details.
How do we fund the training?
Training can be paid by PO. You will set up a PO in your system and we will invoice against that monthly.
What credit cards do you accept?
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard and Visa.
What if I get into class and it isn’t the right class for me?
Let the instructor know before/at the first break. You can then transfer your registration to another upcoming class.
Deadline to withdraw from the class?
Two business days prior to class start date. If you do not withdraw by the withdrawal date you may be charged for the class.
What if there are not enough students for the class to run?
Registrations will be confirmed 2 business days prior to class start date.
I want a class I don’t see offered
Contact Tami Norris, tnorris@northweststate.edu or 419-267-1497.

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