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Manufacturing Fast Track Program

Date: January 1st, 2019 at 9:00 AM to OPEN ENROLLMENT! START ANYTIME!

800.469.RCBI (7224) or .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

RCBI’s Advanced Manufacturing Technology Centers in Huntington, Charleston or Bridgeport.

The Manufacturing Fast Track Program at the Robert C. Byrd Institute (RCBI) allows individuals to update their machining/CNC skills in as little as three months.

The customizable Manufacturing Fast Track Program provides:

  • Up to 40 hours of instruction in computer-aided design (CAD), computer-aided manufacturing (CAM), manual machining, CNC, or additive manufacturing (3D Printing)
  • Additional online coursework to support the one-on-one instruction

Training is available at RCBI’s Advanced Manufacturing Technology Centers in Huntington, Charleston or Bridgeport. Open enrollment – start anytime. Depending on employer schedules these could be a 3-4 month course. Night courses can be scheduled.

If our accelerated training schedule interests you, contact us at 800.469.RCBI (7224) or .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

Blueprint Reading-South Charleston

Date: February 25th, 2020 at 8:30 AM to 5:00pm

Dawn Rayburn

RCBI
304-781-1625
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Robert C Byrd Institute-South Charleston 100 Angus E. Peyton Dr. South Charleston, WV 25303 RCBI

This is a one-day (8 hour) training course that covers basic principles of blueprint reading, including dimensions, tolerances, the basic views, and symbols. Cost is $235 per person, or $48 per person for companies participating in Apprenticeship Works. Training manual is included with registration.

Blueprint Reading-Bridgeport

Date: February 27th, 2020 at 8:30 AM to 5:00pm

Dawn Rayburn

RCBI
304-781-1625
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Robert C Byrd Institute-Bridgeport 2400 East Benedum Industrial Rd E Bridgeport, WV 26330 RCBI

This is a one day (8 Hour) training course, that covers basic principles of blueprint reading, including dimensions, tolerances, the basic views, and symbols. Cost is $235 per person, or $48 per person for companies participating in Apprenticeship Works. Training manual is included with registration.

Blueprint Reading-Huntington

Date: March 3rd, 2020 at 8:30 AM to 5:00pm

Dawn Rayburn

RCBI
304-781-1625
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Robert C Byrd Institute-Huntington 1050 Fourth Avenue Huntington, WV 25701 RCBI

This is a one day (8 Hour) training course, that covers basic principles of blueprint reading, including dimensions, tolerances, the basic views, and symbols. Cost is $235 per person, or $48 per person for companies participating in Apprenticeship Works. Training manual is included with registration.

Geometric, Dimensioning and Tolerances-South Charleston

Date: March 5th, 2020 at 8:30 AM to 5:00pm

Dawn Rayburn

RCBI
304-781-1625
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Robert C Byrd Institute-South Charleston 100 Angus E. Peyton Dr. South Charleston, WV 25303 RCBI

Geometric dimensioning and tolerancing is a one day (8 Hour) course system for defining and communicating engineering tolerances. It uses a symbolic language on engineering drawings and computer-generated three-dimensional solid models that explicitly describe nominal geometry and its allowable variation.

Geometric, Dimensioning and Tolerances-Huntington

Date: March 10th, 2020 at 8:30 AM to 5:00pm

Dawn Rayburn

RCBI
304-781-1625
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Robert C Byrd Institute-Huntington 1050 Fourth Avenue Huntington, WV 25701 RCBI

Geometric dimensioning and tolerancing is a one day (8 Hour) course system for defining and communicating engineering tolerances. It uses a symbolic language on engineering drawings and computer-generated three-dimensional solid models that explicitly describe nominal geometry and its allowable variation.

Geometric, Dimensioning and Tolerances-Bridgeport

Date: March 12th, 2020 at 8:30 AM to 5:00pm

Dawn Rayburn

RCBI
304-781-1625
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Robert C Byrd Institute-Bridgeport 2400 East Benedum Industrial Rd E Bridgeport, WV 26330 RCBI

Geometric dimensioning and tolerancing is a one day (8 Hour) course system for defining and communicating engineering tolerances. It uses a symbolic language on engineering drawings and computer-generated three-dimensional solid models that explicitly describe nominal geometry and its allowable variation.

Subcontracting Opportunites in Federal Contracting

Date: March 13th, 2020 at 10:00 AM to 12:00pm

Derek Scarbro

RCBI
304-781-1675
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Robert C. Byrd Institute 1050 Fourth Avenue Huntington, WV 25701 RCBI, SBA, and RCAC

Opportunity to work with Small Business Administration to learn the ins and outs of subcontracting with the federal government.

Topics covered include:

  • Subcontracting
  • Teaming Agreements/Joint Ventures
  • Mentor/Protege Agreements
  • Channel Sales

Manufacturing Supplier Expo

Date: March 19th, 2020 at 1:00 PM to 5:00pm

Dawn Rayburn

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304-781-1625

Valley Park Conference Center, 1 Valley Park Drive, Hurricane, WV 25526 RCBI

Shop Math-South Charleston

Date: April 7th, 2020 at 8:30 AM to 5:00pm

Dawn Rayburn

RCBI
304-781-1625
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Robert C Byrd Institute-South Charleston 100 Angus E. Peyton Dr. South Charleston, WV 25303 RCBI

This is a one day (8 Hour) training course designed to give an overview of arithmetic skills and introduce the basic machine mathematical terminology.

Cost is $235 per person, or $48 per person for companies participating in Apprenticeship Works. Training manual is included with registration.

Shop Math-Huntington

Date: April 9th, 2020 at 8:30 AM to 5:00pm

Dawn Rayburn

RCBI
304-781-1625
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Robert C Byrd Institute-Huntington 1050 Fourth Avenue Huntington, WV 25701 RCBI

This is a one day (8 Hour) training course designed to give an overview of arithmetic skills and introduce the basic machine mathematical terminology.

Cost is $235 per person, or $48 per person for companies participating in Apprenticeship Works. Training manual is included with registration.

Shop Math-Bridgeport

Date: April 14th, 2020 at 8:30 AM to 5:00pm

Dawn Rayburn

RCBI
304-781-1625
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Robert C Byrd Institute-Bridgeport 2400 East Benedum Industrial Rd E Bridgeport, WV 26330 RCBI

This is a one day (8 Hour) training course designed to give an overview of arithmetic skills and introduce the basic machine mathematical terminology.

Cost is $235 per person, or $48 per person for companies participating in Apprenticeship Works. Training manual is included with registration.

Mastercam Fundamentals-South Charleston

Date: April 21st, 2020 at 8:30 AM to 5:00pm, April 22, 2020 8:30am-5:00pm, April 23, 2020 8:30am-5:00pm

Dawn Rayburn

RCBI 304-781-1625 .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Robert C Byrd Institute-South Charleston 100 Angus E. Peyton Dr. South Charleston, WV 25303

This is a three day (24 hours) training course that introduces student to CAM (computer-aided manufacturing) software widely used by industry. Through the program’s interactive interface, participants will learn to create geometry, set up tools and related information, design tool paths, and use graphical simulation functions for visual verification before generating machine code. Cost is $745 per person. Training manual is included with registration

Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Bootcamp

Date: April 21st, 2020 at 4:00 PM to 7:00 pm

RCBI 1050 Fourth Avenue, Huntington, WV 25701

Join us to learn more about the federal Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs, which are a source of non-dilutive, early-stage funding for small businesses and researchers.

Learn what is involved in developing a concept, identifying opportunities, preparing to write an SBIR-STTR grant, best practices for successful applications and how to navigate the registration process.

The boot camp will be held from 4-6 p.m. at the Robert C. Byrd Institute, located at 1050 Fourth Avenue in Huntington. It will be followed by refreshments and networking from 6-7 p.m. at the new Brad D. Smith Business Incubator, located nearby at 927 Third Avenue in Huntington.

This event is hosted by TechConnect West Virginia as part of its “Bridging the Ecosystem in Science & Technology in West Virginia” (BEST in WV).

ISO 9001: 2015 Internal Auditor

Date: April 29th, 2020 at 8:30 AM to 5:00pm, April 30, 2020 8:30am-5:00pm

Dawn Rayburn

RCBI
304-781-1625
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Robert C Byrd Institute-South Charleston 100 Angus E. Peyton Dr. South Charleston, WV 25303 RCBI

This two-day training course prepares individuals to conduct an effective, process-based internal audit to the ISO 9001: 2015 Standard. Training will include a review of the requirements of the Standard from an auditor’s perspective, auditing principles, and tools for planning and conducting the audit and verifying the effectiveness of corrective actions. Case studies will be utilized providing the participants with an opportunity to apply the auditing skills just learned. Upon completion of the training, an exam will be administered to evaluate the effectiveness of training and qualify internal auditors. Certificates of participation and/or achievement will be provided for all participants completing the course. Cost is $495 per person

Solidworks Essentials-South Charleston

Date: May 12th, 2020 at 8:30 AM to 5:00pm, May 13, 2020 8:30am-5:00pm, May 14, 2020 8:30am-5:00pm

Dawn Rayburn

RCBI
304-781-1625
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Robert C Byrd Institute-South Charleston 100 Angus E. Peyton Dr. South Charleston, WV 25303 RCBI

This is a three day (24 Hours) training course. Solidworks is a computer-aided design (CAD) program widely used by industry. Designed for beginners, the Soldworks Essential course teaches students to use the design program to build three-dimensional models of parts and assemblies. Cost is $745 per person. Training manual is included with registration.

Small Business Conference

Date: May 13th, 2020 at 8:00 AM to May 14, 2020

Deputy for Small Business, Huntington District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Telephone: 304 399 5632 Email: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Downtown Huntington US Army Corps of Engineers Huntington District

The Huntington District will hold its 7th annual Small Business Conference Wednesday and Thursday, 13-14 May 2020, in downtown Huntington, West Virginia. Highlights include:

Networking Opportunities

  • Meet the USACE Huntington Deputy District Engineer and District Commander
  • Hear the latest about the Supplemental funding and what is on the horizon for USACE & Huntington District
  • Attend Technical Workshops
  • Participate in One-on-One Matchmaking
  • Ask the Experts
  • Learn Marketing and Proposal Strategies
  • Contractor Exhibit & Sponsorships Available