Development and Features
Training Program Development and Features
- The intial Training Program
took 3 years to develop. After the system was structured
using instructional design specialists, every module was prototype tested
and underwent several revisions before final issue.
- The complete Training Program
covers all the steps to implement the Metcom Grinding Process Management
- Development of the intial
Program was sponsored by a consortium of mining and service companies
and the governments of Canada and Quebec.
- A large percentage of training
sales revenue is reinvested into ongoing program developments, so participants
can continue to learn and benefit as the program improves and expands.
- It is self-taught, self-paced,
interactive learning. Try the sample to experience how the training works.
- Certification testing verifies
- Available to date in English
French and Spanish.
- Endorsed by McGill University;
Energy, Mines and Resources Canada; Mining Association of Canada; Ontario
- Accredited for
continuing education credits (CEU’s) with the Engineering
Institute of Canada.
- A Participant
Guide presents information on the contents and form of
the Program, certification, ownership, rights and support services.
- A Documentation
Guide provides the structure for collecting, filing and
organizing all the data and information that is needed to implement
the Metcom System.
- An Administrator
Guide is issued to those organizations that elect to supervise
the training through an on-site administrator.
- Participants apply
what they learn in their plants, performing the same data collection
and analyses as in the modules, as they work their way through the training.
- Individual modules vary
from less than one hour, to about four hours, to complete. The total
program learning time is approximately 60 hours.
- Each program is issued
to a specified individual. Training can be for one person or there can
be a Curriculum
of Study for plant technical and management personnel.
- Special Topic Programs
focus on specific unit operations or tasks.
- A lower cost alternative
to attending offsite training courses.
- Application of new skills on the job provides immediate payback.
Cost savings are being measured in the millions of dollars.
- Easily accessible
to users anywhere they can go on-line: at work, at home or on the road.