Federal training, leadership training and management training for government employees and the general public.

Mechanical Skills Training


This course is designed to teach students the safe and proper use of hand tools, portable electric and common shop equipment. Students will use tachometers, rulers, calipers, and micrometers. This course will allow students to be able to define mechanical fundamentals, identify basic machine structure, match tools to specific tasks, and use technical drawings. Students will perform such tasks as measure and cut tubing, mill aluminum, measure and adjust chain and belt drive mechanisms, troubleshoot failures, and more.

Learning Outcome

Upon completion of this course the student will be able to:

  • Intensive hands-on experience with a variety of tools.
  • Sharp increase in mechanical skills.
  • Define mechanical fundamentals of Force, Work, Energy and Power.
  • Use technical drawings and precision measuring tools to lay out work.
  • Troubleshooting skills of failures in power transmission systems, and much more.

Target Audience

  • Any employee requiring basic mechanic skills.

Course Completion Requirements

Passing this course requires the student to: attend all training days and participate in all required tasks.


There are no pre-requisites for this course.