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Rapid Internal Skills Enhancement (RISE)

RISE is an on-site program that offers practical plant floor training based on your organization’s needs. Because the program is largely hands-on, there isn’t much classroom time and workers can complete most of the training within their specific department or manufacturing area.


Participants will develop their own skillsand the ability to train fellow plant floor workersin the following nine areas:

1. General Safety

2. Taxonomy and Grading

3. Production Documentation

4. Solid Wood Processing Machinery

5. Panel Processing Machinery

6. Tooling

7. Preventative Maintenance

8. Surface Preparation

9. Finishing

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Wood Products Manufacturing Education and Certification program

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