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L. Louis Garrett

Monday, September 18, 2017 at 8:00 AM - Friday, September 22, 2017 at 5:00 PM (EDT)

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 Quality Technician
  Pre-Apprentice Workshop   Program(MI017168914)

*"Pre-apprenticeship program " means a program that teaches basic technical and job-readiness skills for a designated apprenticeable occupation or occupational sector, to prepare participants for Registered Apprenticeship training. A pre-apprentice program is the 90 days prior to the apprenticeship program (No requirements to enter the apprenticeship program, strictly voluntary only.)


What is  a  Pre - Quality Technician, Apprenticeship Program

  • 40 hours of Workshop Training(WT) and project implementation
  • Pre-Apprentices learn their ISO 9001/IATFquality skills through structured, hand-on workshop exercises related to the technical instructions.

  • Pre-Apprentice Quality Technician gain actual experience while working on a jointly selected business projectwith their supervisor input and approval.

    Related Quality Technical Instruction (RT/)

    •  Pre-Apprenticeship must gain RTI from anappropriate training organization. NEXUS: The Supplier Development Institute will provide thatRTI.

    • NEXUS will work with the company to develop the training plan thatis most appropriate for the quality technician pre-apprentice.

    • There is a minimum o f40 workshop hours to complete within 90 days

    Is it a credential Program?
    • At the end of the pre-apprenticeship, all pre-apprentices will receive an industry recognized certificate of completion.

    What are the minimum requirements?
    • Be at least 16 yearsold. (18+ for appr
      oved funding)
    • Have a high school diploma orGED or Undergrad or Grad Degree.
    • Be a U.S. citizen or hold permanent residency status.
    • Be able to physically do the occupational quality tasks and learnings.

    What are some other Advantages of Pre-Apprenticeship Quality Technician?

  • Become a registered apprenticeship: quality technician that is recognized by other companies and therefore transportable to other companies
    • Improved quality skills andcompetencies
  • Career advancement for registered apprentice: quality Technician
  • Alignment with workforce system goals andperformance outcomes
  • A registered apprentice: quality technician gives nationally recognized credentials
  • A registered apprenticeship: quality technician provides a structured training plan than includes project based training (PBT)





Have questions about QUALITY TECH: PRE-APPRENTICESHIP TRAINING? Contact L. Louis Garrett

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Mott Community College Regional Technology Center (physical location)
138 Kensington Ave
Flint, MI 48503

Monday, September 18, 2017 at 8:00 AM - Friday, September 22, 2017 at 5:00 PM (EDT)

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L. Louis Garrett

 President: NEXUS GSN / Founder SDI, Louis graduated from Prairie View A & M University in 1983 (Summa Cum Laude) with a Bachelor's Degree in Industrial Engineering Technology.Over 30+ years experience in lean manufacturing, quality controls, advanced quality program launch and training.

 June 1984 L. Louis Garrett began his career with General Motors Corporation. He held various positions; Supervisor of Production, Statistical Process Control Coordinator, Reliability Engineer/Lean Manufacturing Administrator, General Supervisor of Production/Reliability, Quality Manager at Flint Metal Fabricating, and Quality Director of Pontiac East Truck Assembly during GM’s GMT800 launch (Chevolet Silverado & Serria). Louis later attended Central Michigan University for his Master of Science in Administration Degree.

 Louis  was certified in 1988 by the American Society for Quality (ASQ) as a Quality Engineer and Quality Auditor, from 1988 to 1999, Louis was trained by, Dorian & Peter Shainin, J. M. Juran, Merle Noates. He was trained on;  W. E. Deming, Taiichi Ohno, Shigeo Shingo,  Seiichi Nakajima,  Kaoru Ishikawa, Richard Levin, Genichi Taguchi and other techniques.

In June of 1999, after 15 successful years with GM, he formed GCC-Quality Engineering Services LLC with a focus on supplier development. Mr. Garrett has successfully worked with hundreds of Tier II automotive supplies and over sixty two automotive Tier I suppliers. He has serviced and coordinated hundreds of APQP program launches that impact General Motors Corp, Chrysler, Ford, BMW, and Mazda, covering the United States, Canada, EU, Germany, Africa, Mexico, South Korea and Brazil. In 2008 the economy and the automotive industry worldwide stalled and started to decline. Mr. Garrett said, he will never forget and will always keep it as a reminder, "nothing is always".

In February of 2008, he formed NEXUS GLOBAL SUPPLY CHAIN NETWORK, INC a network of over 40 companies into seven strategic business units with $13.2M in new, network contracts. One of the seven SBUs, NEXUS QUALITY SYSTEM DEVELOPMENT GROUP, LLC (The Supplier Development Institute) his family owned and operated enterprise built on dependability, integrity, resolve, integration and pragmatic quality management services.

His Motto: Quality Management systems have not significantly changed since 1941. Learn the quality fundamentals and define your QMS. If you dont, others will define it for you.

His belief: "A company exists to solve problems for its customers and the community at-large, focus on that one thing and you will be successful and a good steward"

Louis is married, wife in graduate school, with a daughter in undergrad and he enjoys the history channel



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