Advanced Manufacturing Maintenance Technician Registered Apprenticeship Program (AMMTRAP)

Developed by the Manufacturing Skills Institute (MSI), Advanced Manufacturing Maintenance Technician Registered Apprenticeship Program (AMMTRAP) simplifies Registered Apprenticeship programming for manufacturing employers. Designed for new and existing maintenance employees and machine operators performing equipment maintenance, AMMTRAP offers a comprehensive two-year maintenance Registered Apprenticeship Program (RAP). Upon program completion, apprentices earn the sought-after RA Journeyman Credential and MSI certifications, marking them as competent and experienced maintenance professionals.

Why Registered Apprenticeship?

Registered Apprenticeship is a smart way for manufacturers to train and prepare their future workforce while providing new and existing employees the chance to learn, earn a better salary over time, attend classes, and earn a valuable, nationally recognized credential. MSI’s apprenticeships are backed and checked by the U.S. Department of Labor or a State Apprenticeship Agency.

Why Choose AMMTRAP?

  • Elevate your maintenance team with AMMTRAP and stay competitive in the manufacturing industry.
  • AMMTRAP fulfills the 288 hours of Related Training Instruction (RTI) for the two-year Registered Apprenticeship. The on-the-job training (OJT) portion is completed during your apprentices’ full-time employment.
  • AMMTRAP integrates MSI’s nationally recognized Manufacturing Technician Level 1 (MT1) certification, OSHA-10 certification, and tailored maintenance and process safety training.
  • The program assists in recruiting new high-level machine operators and entry-level maintenance employees, ensuring they receive top-quality training and certification.

Benefits for your organization

  • Skilled Workforce: Develop a highly skilled maintenance team.
  • Enhanced Productivity: Improve equipment efficiency and productivity, leading to increased profitability.
  • Reduced Turnover: Minimize costs associated with equipment failure and liability.
  • Flexible Training Options: Tailor training to meet specific skill needs.
  • Access to Incentives Funding: Benefit from apprenticeship incentives to offset expenses.

AMMORAP Training Curriculum

AMMTRAP’s comprehensive training curriculum encompasses a wide range of essential maintenance skills over the course of two years.

  • Year one of the program incorporates MSI’s Advanced Manufacturing Machine Operator Registered Apprenticeship Program (AMMORAP).
  • Year two covers a diverse array of topics including:
  • Root Cause Analysis (RCA)
  • Steam Traps
  • PLC
  • Troubleshooting
  • Basic Air Handling
  • Industrial Electricity
  • Hydraulics
  • HVAC
  • Pipe Fitting
  • Programmable Logic Controllers
  • Process Measurement
  • Pneumatics
  • Mechanical Print Reading
  • Centrifugal Pumps
  • Maintenance Reliability Principles
  • Mechanical Electrical Control Systems
  • Lubrication
  • Maintenance Programming
  • Vibration Analysis
  • Motors and Drives.

This comprehensive online curriculum ensures that your maintenance team is equipped with the knowledge and skills needed to excel in industrial machinery repair, installation, and maintenance.

Examples of job titles that AMMTRAP is design for:

Maintenance Technician

Mechanical Maintenance

Industrial Mechanic

Machine Operator

Equipment Repair Technician

Maintenance Worker

Maintenance Specialist

Are you an employer interested in starting a program? Learn how MSI can help you set up apprenticeship programs for employers. You can also take advantage of our scholarships and incentive dollars to launch new programs.

For more information and to get started, contact msi today!

Wes Smith
Director, Workforce Solutions
Phone: 804-655-2353

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