Burr Ridge, IL (PRWEB) January 16, 2013
The International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET) has awarded Fauske & Associates, LLC (FAI) the prestigious Authorized Provider accreditation. IACET Authorized 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.
“Fauske & Associates, LLC is proud of our education programs which train hundreds of engineers, plant managers, safety employees, students and other professionals each year in important chemical process safety and nuclear safety skills so that our staff and customers stay on the cutting edge,” stated FAI President Kris Fauske. Fauske added, “Our new 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 join such a prestigious organization as well as an elite group of organizations that offer excellent continuing education and training programs.”
“We are pleased to welcome Fauske & Associates, LLC as our newest Authorized Provider organization,” stated Michael Todd Shinholster, President of IACET and Founder and Principal Consultant of Culture Bridge and a Lecturer of International Business at Kennesaw State University in Woodstock, GA. Shinholster added, “Fauske & Associates, LLC joins nearly 650 organizations around the globe that have had their programs vetted by third-party experts in continuing education to ensure the highest possible standards are met.”
Among upcoming courses offered by FAI are: Spring 2013 Process Safety Training Thursday, April 11 and Friday, April 12. Day 1 features: “Introduction to Understanding and Controlling Flammability Hazards” and Day 2 features: “Introduction to Dust Explosions Hazards, Prevention and Protection Practices”.
In order to achieve Authorized Provider accreditation, Fauske & Associates, LLC completed a rigorous application process, including a review by an IACET site visitor, and successfully demonstrated adherence to the ANSI/IACET 1-2007 Standard addressing the design, development, administration, and evaluation of its programs. FAI has pledged its continued compliance with the Standard, and is now authorized to use the IACET name and Authorized Provider logo on promotional course material. In addition, FAI is now linked to the IACET web site and is recognized as offering the highest quality continuing education and training programs.
Fauske & Associates, LLC (FAI) is a world leader in nuclear, industrial and chemical process safety. Founded in 1980 by Hans Fauske, D.Sc., Michael Grolmes, Ph.D. and Robert Henry, Ph.D., FAI became an affiliate of Westinghouse Electric Company LLC. in 1986. FAI assumed early leadership roles in the acclaimed DIERS program for AIChE and the IDCOR program for the nuclear power industries. These activities led to state-of-the-art methodology and laboratory tools for characterizing chemical systems and computer models for analyzing severe accidents in commercial nuclear power plants used worldwide. Recognized worldwide for phenomenological modeling related to the prevention and accommodation of chemical and nuclear power accidents, FAI also provides advanced training and research in physics, chemical engineering, mechanical engineering, nuclear engineering, computer science and other fields. FAI is ISO- 17025/IEC, ISO-9001 and TickIT certified.
FAI is also recognized for conducting comprehensive plant evaluations. FAI’s Nuclear Systems Group helps its customers enhance the availability and reliability of their operating plants while maintaining regulatory compliance, extending plant life and reducing operation and maintenance costs. With regard to industrial safety, FAI is a leader in the growing dust explosivity/combustibility and process safety areas. In addition to parts and laboratory testing, on-site consulting services are becoming a key customer request for FAI.
About IACET: The International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET) is a non-profit association dedicated to quality continuing education and training programs. IACET is the only standard-setting organization approved by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) for continuing education and training. The ANSI/IACET Standard is the core of thousands of educational programs worldwide. For more information, please visit http://www.iacet.org or call 703-506-3275.