KRI Training Center Policies
Class ScheduleThe Training Center Course Calendar available as a download throughout the training web pages reflects the current class schedule. Classes are also scheduled on an as-needed basis. Please contact T&D for currently available classes and openings. Students may enroll at any time. The Training Center is closed on all official state and federal holidays.
FacilitiesThe Kawasaki Robotics North American Training Center is located at Kawasaki Robotics (USA), Inc. North American headquarters in Wixom, Michigan. The training center consists of approximately 7500 sq. ft. of floor space containing 4 classrooms,12 robot cells, student break area and restrooms.
Class HoursAll training classes begin at 8:00 a.m. and end at 4:30 p.m. with a 15 minute break in the morning and a second in the afternoon. Lunch hour is from 11:45 a.m.to 12:45 p.m. Access to the building is not available until 7:55 a.m.
ParkingParking is available on the west side (front) of the building. Enter the building through the student entrance on the south side of the building. There is a sign posted with all the classes listed including the classroom number. Classrooms are located off the training lab.
Student Building AccessStudent activities are restricted to the laboratory, classrooms, student kitchen and restrooms. If for any reason the student needs access to other parts of the building, please see the Instructor. If the student needs to set up a meeting with a member of the Kawasaki Robotics staff, please have the Instructor set up the meeting so it does not conflict with the classroom or lab instruction.
Smoking PolicyKawasaki maintains a smoke free environment. Smoking is permitted outside of the building only.
Student RefreshmentsCoffee, tea, and hot chocolate are provided at no charge and vending machines are available in the student kitchen for soft drinks and snacks. Students are responsible for their own lunch arrangements. A list of area restaurants is available in class.
Food and Drinks in the LaboratoryFood and drinks may be consumed in the laboratory. However, NO LIQUID OR DEBRIS is allowed on or around the robots and/or controllers. If this policy is not strictly adhered to, the Instructor may restrict consumption of food and drink to outside the laboratory setting.
Equipment OperationAll laboratory activities and equipment operation must be performed in the presence of a Kawasaki Robotics Instructor.
Phones and MessagesIf you need to place a phone call, see your Instructor. The phones in the laboratory are for internal calls only. Local outside calls may be made from the student lunch area during break times. Long distance phone calls are discouraged except in emergency situations - please see Kawasaki Robotics staff for assistance. It is the policy of the Kawasaki Robotics training and development staff not to interrupt the class for incoming phone messages unless an emergency situation exists. Kawasaki Robotics personnel will take messages for the return of non-emergency phone calls.
Recommended AttireCasual attire such as sweaters, sweatshirts, T-shirts, jeans, slacks, sport shirts, flannel shirts, sport coats, and closed toe leather shoes are appropriate for all classes. Shorts, skirts, tennis shoes, sandals, open toe shoes, tank tops, and inappropriate logos are unacceptable and not permitted in the training center. For students attending mechanical maintenance classes, steel toe boots are required, and it is suggested to bring coveralls or lab coats to protect their clothing from grease and other lubricants used during the hands-on portions of the class.
- Check our training calendar for upcoming courses being offered at the Kawasaki Robotics North American Training Center located in Wixom, Michigan, and contact us by phone or email to verify availability.