Skilled Workers – Stronger Businesses

Improve Your Business Through Cost Effective Education Options at ATI

ATI Workforce Solutions offers employers a local, hands-on option for the development and training of existing staff. Classes are focused on specific skill gaps that can improve the efficiency and versatility of today’s technicians. Open registration courses are available throughout the year, and custom training solutions can be designed to meet the needs of any employer.

Training Opportunities That Can Impact Your Business FAST!

Commercial Driving
  • Licensing
  • Re-training
Construction Trades
  • Commercial Refrigeration
  • Residential and Commercial HVAC
  • Electrical
Industrial Trades
  • Hydraulics/Pneumatics
  • Welding
Automotive Power Trades
  • Automotive
  • Electrical
  • Heavy Vehicle and Equipment

Plus Many More.

Skills And Certification Training

Open Registration Courses: We offer a variety of courses throughout the year to address some of the most common areas of hands-on training requested by Employers and their technicians. Check back frequently for new training options or complete the request for information form to inquire about specific programs

CourseCourse DescriptionCost
Vehicle Service Trades
EPA609 Technician Certification
(8 Hours)
• Designed for technicians seeking training and certification to repair or service Motor Vehicle Air Conditioning systems.
• Review applicable regulatory requirements, the importance of refrigerant recovery, and hands-on use of servicing equipment.
• EPA 609 Certification Exam included in cost of training.
Virginia State Inspector Test Preparation
(15 Hours)
• Prepare to take the written and practical examinations for Class “A” Unlimited Safety Inspector, Class B ” Trailer, and Class “C ” Motorcycle Licenses.
• Perform practice inspections on a variety of vehicles with safety issues.
• Instructor lead review of Official Motor Vehicle Safety Inspection Manual.
Welding for Service Technicians
(15 hours)
• Improve the skills of automotive, truck, or equipment technicians working for fleet repair facilities, dealerships, or independent shops.
• Learn the setup and operation of wire feed welding machines, techniques, and precautions.
• Fit, assemble and weld exhaust system components of various materials.
Automotive and Heavy Vehicle Electrical Systems
(8 Hours)
• Fundamentals of electrical system design and applications, Ohm’s Law calculations, circuit design and components.
• Theory of operation and testing of battery, starting and charging system.
Troubleshooting and Repair
(8 Hours)
• Electrical component operation and diagnosis. Electrical wiring schematic reading and circuit diagnosis.
• Voltage drop testing, multi-meter and oscilloscope usage, sensor testing, and repair procedures.
• Identification and testing of input and output circuits.
Advanced Diagnostics
(8 Hours)
• Advanced diagnostic techniques in modern vehicle computer controlled electrical systems.
• Logic theory, advanced wiring schematic reading, electrical testing, and scanner usage.
• Body support system testing and oscilloscope usage. Testing high voltage hybrid electrical systems.
Diesel Emission Controls
(20 Hours)
• Learn the operation and diagnostics of diesel emission control systems 2004 and newer
• Covers EPA regulations, understanding diesel pollutants and related chemical reactions, and system operations
• Diagnose and repair of Exhaust Gas Recirculation, Diesel Particulate Filter, and Selective Catalytic Reduction systems
Principles of Steering and Alignment
(8 Hours)
• The Course will focus on understanding alignment angles and tire wear patterns associated with incorrect alignment, as well as component identification and function on modern automotive and light truck applications.
• Students will learn the necessary steps to safely and efficiently conduct a proper four-wheel alignment using Hunter Hawkeye equipment and software on front and rear wheel drive vehicles.
Principles of Effective Preventative Maintenance
(8 Hours)
• This course provides an overview of a well-implemented preventive maintenance program. Topics covered include understanding the differences between A, B, C, D, and L inspections, and steps required to perform an effective inspection.
• Students will learn Federal inspection regulations, DOT Inspections, Out-of-Service criteria, and DOT Record-keeping requirements.
Effective and Compliant Pre-Trip Inspections
(8 Hours)
• Students attending this course will learn the specifics of Identifying maintenance issues before they lead to costly repairs or down time, explore how proper inspections lead to increased safety, and DOT Record-keeping requirements and penalties.
• Topic also include understanding liability concerns and vehicle Out-of-Service criteria.
Industrial and Construction Trades
Blueprint Reading
(16 Hours)
• Designed for those new to Blueprint reading.
• Overview of how to review and understand typical diagrams.
• Identification of common symbols used on diagrams.
EPA608 Technician Certification
(8 Hours)
• Required by Section 608 of the Federal Clean Air Act for anyone who maintains, services, repairs, or disposes of appliances that contain regulated refrigerants
• Course covers mandatory training and required knowledge of ozone depleting refrigerants and EPA regulations
• EPA 608 Certification Exam included in cost of training.
(30 Hours)
• Designed to teach health and safety awareness to supervisors and workers to reduce the risk of workplace hazards
• Covers OSHA inspection procedures, record keeping, hazard communication, exit routes, emergency action plans and fire prevention, ergonomics, industrial hygiene and blood borne pathogens, flammable and combustible liquids, hand and portable power tools, and other hand held equipment and more
• Student will receive an OSHA 30-hour card.

Customized Solutions

Every business operates in a unique way based on their customer’s needs. Our background in specialized trade-focused education allows us to support businesses like yours. We work closely with our partners to find out what makes them unique and where their pain points are. We help them identify skills gaps, training opportunities and other needs that a long term solution like education are perfect for.

Enterprise Partnership Program

The Enterprise Partnership Program (EPP) is designed to help businesses develop and retain employee’s through an add-on to your current employee benefits plan. This program can save your employees and their immediate families thousands of dollars in education costs while helping you improve your employee retention. Find out how you can improve your benefit offering with little pain and effort.

Regardless of your business needs, ATI can help you find the solution that fits your business schedule, budget and goals. To meet with a solutions consultant request information below or call us at 757.490.1241.

*Courses offered through ATI Workforce Solutions are employer sponsored for the training of employees. As such, these courses do not fall within the scope of the institution’s accreditation by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC) and they are exempt from certification by the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia (SCHEV).