The North American Die Casting Association Offers a self-paced education through their online education system.
Online education and training offer students the convenience of taking courses anywhere and the ability to complete courses at their own pace. In addition, companies and individuals can save money on travel expenses and reduce time away from the office. The online education system is populated by taking weekly recordings of our webinars and converting them into online classes.
Each course contains a video presentation, PDF of the slides shown, additional resources and when applicable, the option to test your knowledge on the course viewed.
Courses for the online education system can be purchased in a variety of ways and vary from purchasing one course to purchasing entire training blocks. The breakdown of the differences is below.
Individual courses are available for purchase through the Marketplace . Simply search by topic or title in the search bar or scroll through the different sections by viewing the block titles under category within the Marketplace. The price for an individual course is $49 per course.
Job Function Kits
Job function kits were developed around specific job titles held within die casting facilities. NADCA offers 18 different job function kits . The pricing for each kit varies based on the number of courses it contains.
Training blocks allow companies to purchase training in large chunks. We offer three different blocks; Operator Training, Engineering and Management. When a company purchases a block they receive a company wide log in that can be use an unlimited amount of time for one year. A company also has the option to add employee specific log ins for a nominal fee. This allows companies to track the progress of individuals specifically. Training blocks are available for NADCA Corporate Members only. To view the specific courses included in each block please click the links below.
Operator Training - $1000
Engineering - $2000
Management - $500
Training Block order form
Interested in Seeing How the Education System Works?
Click here for a video overview on the online education system.
NADCA has granted free access to the following courses to better acquaint yourself with the online education system. To sign onto the education system as a guest please use the information listed below. You will be given access to the 8 courses listed. This is guest access, any tests taken during this time will not be saved. Any certificates printed will be marked as guest user.
Introduction to Die Casting: Die Casting Introduction
Introduction to Die Casting: Die Casting Machines & Dies
Introduction to Die Casting: Die Casting Alloys & Fundamentals
Introduction to Die Casting: Die Casting Defects & Safety
Safety: Basic Safety in Die Casting
Safety: Machine Maintenance Safety in Die Casting
Safety: Electrical Safety in Die Casting
Safety: Managing Safety in Die Casting
Click here to access the system.
User name: guest8
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