180 Skills ACM Badges

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ACM Badges

The following 17 badges were carefully selected by ACM’s Executive Director Paul Murphy to best meet ACM members’ needs. Additional badges are available and there are over 700 skills that can be customized into learning pathways to best serve your team. Click on any badge title below for additional course information.

Lean Manufacturing
ACM Lean MFG Badge

Number of skills courses: 9
Total time to complete: 8.0 hrs.

Skills Course Number Skills Course Name
LEA - 1002 The History of Lean Manufacturing
LEA - 1001 Lean Principles
LEA - 1003 Workplace Organization
LEA - 1004 S1: Sort
LEA - 1005 S2: Straighten
LEA - 1006 S3: Shine
LEA - 1007 S4: Standardize
LEA - 1008 S5: Sustain
MFG - 1005 Safety, Quality and the Environment in Manufacturing
Quality
ACM Quality Badge

Number of skills courses: 10
Total time to complete: 9.8 hrs.

Skills Course Number Skills Course Name
QUA - 1001 Introduction to Quality
QUA - 1002 ISO 9000
QUA - 1003 Standards Organizations
QUA - 1004 Quality Organizations
QUA - 1005 Basic Quality Roles and Responsibilities
QUA - 1006 Quality Concepts
QUA - 1007 The Cost of Quality
QUA - 1008 Managing Quality
QUA - 1009 Quality Documents
QUA - 1010 Corrective and Preventive Action
CNC Machining - Turning
ACM CNC Turning Badge

Number of skills courses: 20
Total time to complete: 19.1 hrs.

Skills Course Number Skills Course Name
CNC - 1003 CNC Controllers
CNC - 2001 Components of a CNC Lathe
CNC - 2002 Movements of a CNC Lathe
CNC - 2003 Workholding Devices and Tooling for a CNC Lathe
CNC - 2004 The CNC Controller for a CNC Lathe
CNC - 2005 Auxiliary Systems for a CNC Lathe
CNC - 2011 CNC Machine Lubricants
CNC - 4002 Power on the CNC Lathe
CNC - 4003 Move the Axes by Rotating the Jog Handle on a CNC Lathe
CNC - 4004 Home the Axes on a CNC Lathe
CNC - 4005 Select a Part Program from Memory on a CNC Lathe
CNC - 4006 Start the Part Program Safely on a CNC Lathe
CNC - 4007 Interrupt Automatic Operation on a CNC Lathe
CNC - 4008 Adjust a Tool Wear Offset on a CNC Lathe
CNC - 4009 Power Off the CNC Lathe
CNC - 4010 CNC Programming Procedure for a CNC Lathe
CNC - 4011 CNC Program Structure for a CNC Lathe
CNC - 4012 CNC Addresses for a CNC Lathe
CNC - 4013 CNC Lathe Commands
CNC - 4014 Organizing a CNC Program for a CNC Lathe
CNC Machining - Milling
ACM CNC Milling Badge

Number of skills courses: 20
Total time to complete: 19.6 hrs.

Skills Course Number Skills Course Name
CNC - 1003 CNC Controllers
CNC - 2006 Components of a CNC Machining Center
CNC - 2007 CNC Machining Center Movements
CNC - 2008 Workpiece and Tool Holding Devices for a CNC Machining Center
CNC - 2009 The CNC Controller for a CNC Machining Center
CNC - 2010 Auxiliary Systems for a CNC Machining Center
CNC - 2011 CNC Machine Lubricants
CNC - 4016 Power on the CNC Machining Center
CNC - 4017 Move the Axes by Rotating the Jog Handle on a CNC Machining Center
CNC - 4018 Home the Axes on a CNC Machining Center
CNC - 4019 Select a Part Program from Memory on a CNC Machining Center
CNC - 4020 Start the Part Program Safely on a CNC Machining Center
CNC - 4021 Interrupt Automatic Operation on a CNC Machining Center
CNC - 4022 Adjust a Tool Wear Offset on a CNC Machining Center
CNC - 4023 Power Off the CNC Machining Center
CNC - 4024 CNC Programming Procedure for a CNC Machining Center
CNC - 4025 CNC Program Structure for a CNC Machining Center
CNC - 4026 CNC Addresses for a CNC Machining Center
CNC - 4027 CNC Machining Center Commands
CNC - 4028 Organizing a CNC Program for a CNC Machining Center
Workplace Communications
ACM Workplace Communications Badge

Number of skills courses: 4
Total time to complete: 5.5 hrs.

Skills Course Number Skills Course Name
COM - 1002 Effective Communication
COM - 1007 Workplace Communication
COM - 2001 Understanding Conflict
COM - 2002 Communication Skills
Blueprint Reading
ACM Blueprint Reading Badge

Number of skills courses: 8
Total time to complete: 11.6 hrs.

Skills Course Number Skills Course Name
DWG - 1006 Blueprints and Picture Sheets for Aerospace
DWG - 1007 Blueprints and Picture Sheets for Aerospace
DWG - 1008 Blueprints and Picture Sheets for Aerospace
DWG - 1009 Blueprints and Picture Sheets for Aerospace
DWG - 1010 Blueprints and Picture Sheets for Aerospace
DWG - 1011 Blueprints and Picture Sheets for Aerospace
DWG - 2002 Assemblies and Fits
DWG - 2003 Threads and Fasteners
Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerancing
ACM GDT Badge

Number of skills courses: 11
Total time to complete: 13.9 hrs.

Skills Course Number Skills Course Name
DWG - 2001 Geometric Dimensions and Tolerances
DWG - 3001 Introduction to GD&T
DWG - 3002 GD&T Terms and Symbols
DWG - 3003 Rules of GD&T
DWG - 3004 Geometric Tolerances
DWG - 3005 Datums
DWG - 3006 Form Tolerances
DWG - 3007 Profile Tolerances
DWG - 3008 Orientation Tolerances
DWG - 3009 Runout Tolerances
DWG - 3010 Location Tolerances
Maintenance Electrical
ACM Maintenance Electrical Badge

Number of skills courses: 10
Total time to complete: 13.1 hrs.

Skills Course Number Skills Course Name
ELE - 2003 DC Motors
ELE - 2004 AC Single-Phase Motors
ELE - 2005 Three-Phase AC Motors
ELE - 2006 Electrical Connectors and Fasteners
ELE - 2012 Introduction to Sensors Technology
ELE - 2013 Sensor Technology
ELE - 2014 Proximity Sensors
ELE - 2015 Position, Speed, and Acceleration Sensors
ELE - 2016 Industrial Process Sensors
ELE - 2017 Advanced Sensors
Maintenance Hydraulics
ACM Maintenance Hydraulic Badge

Number of skills courses: 7
Total time to complete: 9.5 hrs.

Skills Course Number Skills Course Name
HYD - 1002 Hydraulic Theory
HYD - 1003 Hydraulic Fluids
HYD - 1004 Hydraulic Systems
HYD - 2001 Hydraulic Actuators
HYD - 2002 Classification of Hydraulic Valves
HYD - 2003 Hydraulic Piping and Instrumentation
HYD - 2004 Hydroelectric Symbology and Circuits
Maintenance Pneumatics
ACM Maintenance Pneumatics Badge

Number of skills courses: 10
Total time to complete: 17.0 hrs.

Skills Course Number Skills Course Name
PNE - 1001 Introduction to Pneumatics
PNE - 1002 Pneumatic Systems
PNE - 1003 The Properties of Gases
PNE - 1004 Air Compression and Distribution - Part One
PNE - 2001 Compressed Air Treatment
PNE - 2002 Pneumatic Actuators
PNE - 2003 Directional Control Valves
PNE - 2004 Vacuum Technology
PNE - 2005 Measuring Pneumatic Variables
PNE - 3001 Pneumatic Applications
Maintenance PLC
ACM Maintenance PLC Badge

Number of skills courses: 8
Total time to complete: 10.6 hrs.

Skills Course Number Skills Course Name
PLC - 1001 Introduction to Programmable Controllers
PLC - 1002 Introduction to Digital Electronics
PLC - 2001 Types and Functions of Programmable Controllers
PLC - 2002 General Structure of PLC
PLC - 2003 Physical Integration of the PLC
PLC - 2004 Internal Structure of the CPU
PLC - 2005 Basic Concepts of PLC Programming
PLC - 2006 Common PLC Applications
Microsoft Office Excel
ACM Microsoft Office Excel Badge

Number of skills courses: 6
Total time to complete: 9.3 hrs.

Skills Course Number Skills Course Name
MSO - 1003 Formatting Data
MSO - 1004 Formulas and Functions
MSO - 1005 Working with Dates and Times
MSO - 1006 Working with Data Tables
MSO - 1007 Displaying Data in Charts
MSO - 1008 Printing a Worksheet
Shop Math
ACM Shop Math Badge

Number of skills courses: 4
Total time to complete: 3.8 hrs.

Skills Course Number Skills Course Name
GEO - 1002 Basic Building Blocks of Geometry
GEO - 1010 Coordinate Geometry
GEO - 1011 Transformation Geometry
MTH - 1008 Cartesian Coordinates
Statistical Process Control
ACM SPC Badge

Number of skills courses: 7
Total time to complete: 7.9 hrs.

Skills Course Number Skills Course Name
QUA - 1011 Introduction to SPC
QUA - 1012 Probability and Variation
QUA - 1013 The Control Chart
QUA - 2001 Control Chart Analysis
QUA - 2002 Process Capability
QUA - 2003 Problem Solving Tools
QUA - 2004 Problem Solving
Robotics
ACM Robotics Badge

Number of skills courses: 7
Total time to complete: 9.8 hrs.

Skills Course Number Skills Course Name
ROB - 1001 Introduction to Robotics
ROB - 1002 Robot Safety
ROB - 2001 Robot Axes
ROB - 2002 Robot Manipulator
ROB - 2003 Controller and End Effectors
ROB - 2004 Robot Programs
ROB - 2005 Industrial Robot Applications
Six Sigma
ACM Six Sigma Badge

Number of skills courses: 5
Total time to complete: 7.8 hrs.

Skills Course Number Skills Course Name
SIX - 3001 Six Sigma and the Organization
SIX - 3010 Process Analysis and Documentation
SIX - 3015 Process Capability Performance
SIX - 3019 Design of Experiments
SIX - 3020 SPC
Welding
ACM Welding Badge

Number of skills courses: 6
Total time to complete: 5.3 hrs.

Skills Course Number Skills Course Name
WEL - 2004 Welding Basics
WEL - 2005 Weld Defects
WEL - 2006 Arc Welding Safety
WEL - 2009 Arc Welding Parameters
WEL - 2010 Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW)
WEL - 2012 Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW)

These badges can be used by any CT manufacturer to build and upskill your workforce. For the full list of CT badges, download the Learning Pathways Catalog developed by the CT manufacturing community.