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Associated Industries

Associated Industries

Shelby County Associated Industries, Inc. (SCAI) is comprised of local industrial companies who, although different, are united to meet their collective educational and training needs. We strive to achieve the following parameters:

  • Communicate!  Keep everyone involved and knowledgeable about what is going on in the industrial arena.
  • Build relationships between companies
  • Workforce Training
  • Share Best Practices
  • Partner with Local Agencies
  • Remove Barriers

Training Consortium

In an ever-changing world, we support our local workforce with opportunities and skills to stay in the game. The training opportunities are open to any SCAI member in good standing. Members have first choice of all course offerings, but courses may be made available to non-members if class size permits.

Conflict ResolutionREGISTER
Deadline to register is Nov. 22, 2021
Time: 8 a.m. – Noon
Date: Wednesday, Dec. 8, 2021
Location: JCTC Shelby Campus
Rate: $200 for SCAI members, $400 for non-members
The aim of conflict management training is to introduce practical conflict resolution techniques and strategies that managers and team leaders can effectively utilize when managing conflict in the workplace.  Download full course description.

Logistics – REGISTER
Deadline to register is Dec. 8, 2021
Time: 5:30 – 9:30 p.m.
Dates: Tuesdays and Thursdays, Jan. 6 – Mar. 17 (11 wks)
Location: JCTC Shelby Campus
Rate: $800 for SCAI members, $1,200 for non-members
This course presents an overview of general logistical concepts and organizational issues; inventory management and customer service in logistics; and transportation and third party logistics. Completion of this course earns 3 college credit hours.  Download full course description.

Welding for Maintenance – REGISTER
Deadline to register is Dec. 8, 2021
Time: 4 – 8 p.m.
Dates: Tuesdays and Thursdays, Jan. 4 – Mar. 29 (13 wks)
Location: JCTC Shelby Campus
Rate: $1,600 for SCAI members, $2,500 for non-members
This course provides instruction needed for students to weld using SMAW (stick), GMAW (MIG), GTAW (TIG), and Oxy-Fuel processes.  Completion of this course earns 5 college credit hours. Download full course description.

CPR/First Aid – REGISTER
Deadline to register is Dec. 8, 2021
Time: 9 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Date: Friday, Jan. 28, 2022
Location: Shelby County Extension Office
(1117 Frankfort Rd, Shelbyville, KY 40065)
Rate: $75 for SCIA members, $95 for non-members
This is a comprehensive adult CPR and First Aid Course eligible for certification (to be awarded at the completion of the course). Download full course description.

Plastic Injection Molding – REGISTER
Deadline to register is Dec. 8, 2021
Time: 8 a.m. – Noon
Date: Thursdays, Jan. 13 – March 24 (11 wks)
Location: JCTC Shelby Campus
Rate: $800 for SCAI members, $1,200 for non-members
This course presents mold-making including thermoplastic and thermosetting materials, compression mold, transfer mold, injection molds and mold components, the heating and cooling of molds and the methods of producing cores and cavities.  Download full course description.

Excel – Intermediate/Advanced REGISTER
This course focuses solely on the skills real users need to be productive immediately in Microsoft Excel. Download full course description.

Leadership for Supervisors (Registration Closed)
Leadership for Managers (Registration Closed)
CPR/First Aid (Registration Closed)

The Shelby County Associated Industries, Inc.—Training Consortium will work to administer all course offerings with the hope that we meet the following objectives:

  • Provide training opportunities for local employers and their workforce.
  • Be flexible in our schedule of course offerings to meet the needs of all local industry.
  • Secure various grants to help offset costs.
  • Ensure this program is easy to use and meets all employer’s needs.
  • Improve the quality of our workforce, both for today and for the future.

Sharing Costs

The efforts of this consortium help provide all involved with unique opportunities to share costs for training and to obtain funding to help lessen the financial burden on our local industries.

The Consortium obtains funding from different grant sources. We strive to utilize all sources available to us.