IAOM to Hold Two Regional Electrical Training Courses

Now is the time to act quickly in order to reserve a seat in one of two IAOM Electrical Training events in 2018. 

Seats go quickly, so register soon in order to reserve your place. 

IAOM is offering this course in two locations this year in order to make travel more convenient for attendees.

IAOM has partnered with Cowley College of Arkansas City, Kansas and Lancaster County Career and Technical Center of Mount Joy, Pennsylvania in the delivery of a 3-day electrical training course at each campus to be offered as one of IAOM’s valuable educational programs this year.  

This course will be held March 20 - 22 at the Cowley College Campus in Arkansas City, KS in the Walker Industrial Technology Building at 209 South 4th Street, OR you may choose to enroll in the course to be held August 14 - 16 at the Lancaster County Career and Technical Center in Mount Joy, Pennsylvania at 432 Old Market Street. 

The agenda will include a variety of topics related to electrical knowledge in the mill environment. 

Training topics include:

  • Electrical Energy and Sources of Electricity
  • Static Electricity and Magnetism
  • Electrical Safety
  • Voltage, Current and Resistance, Ohms Law, The Power Law, AC and DC Currents, Meters
  • Series and Parallel Circuits
  • Electrical Symbols and Diagrams (Simple Circuits)
  • Electrical Circuits (Series, Parallel, Combination)
  • Reading Electrical Diagrams (Pt. 2, Buss and Ladder Diagrams, Complex Circuits)
  • Fuses, Circuit Breakers, Overload Relays
  • Single Phasing (of 3-phase motors)
  • Motor Starters and Control Relays (Control Feedback)
  • Reversing Circuits
  • Transformers (AC to AC and Diode Rectified AC to DC)
  • Motor Starter Circuit Troubleshooting
  • Electric Motors, 3-Phase, Single Phase, DC
  • Causes of Motor Failure
  • Wiring a Motor Starter
  • Troubleshooting of Components/Circuits

For further information, please click on:   http://www.iaom.info/education/resident-milling-courses/course-schedule/ and choose either the Cowley - Kansas (March) or Lancaster - Pennsylvania (August) Electrical Training Course items.

Working with real world components, students in this “hands-on” electrical training course will learn how to identify electrical problems plain and simple. 

This 3-day electrical troubleshooting and knowledge building training was created to bring students up to speed in their electrical skills as quickly and safely as possible, and it was designed to cover the most commonly performed electrical troubleshooting tasks mill staff face in their job every day in a flour mill. 

For the novice or experienced electrician, this training course provides a no-nonsense, practical and real world systematic approach to electrical troubleshooting. 

Make an investment in your company’s future by attending IAOM’s Electrical Training course.

REGISTRATION: (includes tuition, materials, lunches)

IAOM Members - $900    

Non-Members  -   $975

  • To register for the course online with a credit card, click here: IAOM Online Store.  You will need to log in (or create a New Visitor Registration) with your e-mail address and password.  If you have forgotten your password, please click on "Forgot Your Password" and follow the prompts.  Or you can call and provide your payment information at that time. Please be sure to select the course at the correct location as there is both a Kansas and Pennsylvania event in the Online Store.
  • To register with a check or wire transfer payment, please fill out and submit the on-line form at http://www.iaom.info/online-course-enrollment-form/  Under the Course Options heading, be sure to select the location of the Electrical Training Course you want as your choice of training events.

LODGING at the Cowley College, March 20 - 22 Event:        

Best Western Plus Patterson Park Inn 6100 Patterson Parkway, Arkansas City, KS  67005 P: 620.307.6767  F: 620.307.6769 D: 316.633.2995

  • IAOM has reserved a block of rooms at the Best Western Plus Patterson Park Inn for course participants. The rooms are $103.99/night (+taxes) for a standard king; and $107.99/night (+taxes) for a standard double queen room. Rooms include complimentary hot breakfast and wi-fi in addition to the other hotel amenities. To book a room, please contact the hotel at +1-620-307-6767 and ask for the IAOM Electrical Training group rate, or book online at  https://www.bestwestern.com/en_US/book/hotel-rooms.17137.html?groupId=F69FU9V6
  • Reservations must be made by February 19 in order to guarantee the IAOM rate.

The closest airport to Cowley College, Arkansas City, KS is in Wichita, KS, or you may choose to fly into Oklahoma City or Kansas City. 

No shuttle service is available from either airport to Arkansas City.

LODGING at the Lancaster Co. CTC, August 14 - 16 Event:

Holiday Inn Express Elizabethtown (Hershey Area) 147 Merts Dr, Elizabethtown, PA 17022 P: (717) 367-4000 Name change March 1, 2018:  SureStay Plus by Best Western 

  • IAOM has reserved a block of rooms at the Holiday Inn Express Elizabethtown (SureStay Plus by Best Western) for course participants. The rooms are $126.00/night (+taxes) for a standard king or a standard double queen room.  This price includes breakfast each morning. To book a room, please contact the hotel at +1-717-367-4000 or toll free at 800-335-4188 and ask for the IAOM Electrical Training group rate.  Reservations must be made by 6 PM Eastern time, Tuesday, July 13 in order to guarantee the IAOM rate.

The closest airport to Lancaster Co. CTC in Mount Joy, PA is Harrisburg International Airport in Harrisburg, PA. 

No shuttle service is available from the airport.

Hope to see you there!