Yaskawa Motoman receives reaccreditation status from IACET

Source: Yaskawa Motoman

Aug 15, 2016

The International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET) has awarded reaccreditation status to the Motoman Robotics Division of Yaskawa America, Inc.

Yaskawa Academy (formerly known as Motoman Technical Education Center – MTEC) has been an Accredited Provider since 1993. IACET Accredited Providers are the only organizations approved to offer IACET Continuing Education Units (CEUs). The accreditation period extends for five years and includes all programs offered or created during that time.

“Yaskawa Motoman is proud of our educational programs which train hundreds of engineers and manufacturing personnel each year in important robotics skills,” said Doug Burnside, vice president of customer satisfaction for Yaskawa Motoman. “Our renewed partnership with IACET is a demonstration of our commitment to lifelong learning and high standards for all of our programs, and we are very pleased to be recognized by such a prestigious organization.”

Yaskawa Academy offers:

    • Robots in classrooms for hands-on learning
    • Application-specific classrooms
    • A welding lab for hands-on learning
    • A training curriculum with over 75 different courses including Basic Programming, Advanced Programming, Maintenance, Concurrent I/O, purchasable options and customized training

“We are pleased to continue our relationship with Yaskawa Motoman as an Accredited Provider,” said Lori Schnaider, president of IACET. “Yaskawa Motoman joins nearly 600 organizations around the globe that have had their programs audited by third-party continuing education experts to ensure the highest possible standards are met.”

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