Ferrous & NF Metals (CSMP)

Scrap Orientation

3 Lessons | 17 Topics | 1.5 hours

Lesson: Metal Basics

  • Scrap Metal
  • Ferrous
  • Non-Ferrous

Lesson: Operations

  • Units of measure
  • Scale types
  • Scale weights
  • Personal protective equipment
  • Unloading in the yard
  • Tools
  • Forklift
  • Skid steer
  • Material handler

Lesson: Commercial

  • Scale tickets
  • Weight deductions
  • Purchase price
  • Payment
  • Types of software

Ferrous

2 Lessons | 8 Topics | 40 min.

Ferrous: Level 1

  • Tin
  • Heavy Melt Steel (HMS)
  • Cast Iron
  • Plate & Structural (P&S)

Ferrous: Level 2

  • Busheling
  • Manganese
  • Vehicles
  • Shred

Aluminum

3 Lessons | 21 Topics | 1.75 hours

Aluminum: Level 1

  • Old Aluminum [Taint/Tabor]
  • Painted Aluminum Siding [Tale]
  • New Aluminum, Clean Aluminum Sheet [Tough/Taboo]
  • Extrusion [Tutu]
  • Thermal Break Extrusion
  • Cast Aluminum [Tense]
  • Car & Truck Wheels [Troma]
  • Used Beverage Containers: UBC [Talc]
  • Aluminum Shavings/Turnings [Telic]
  • Aluminum Radiators [Tally & Dirty Tally]
  • Aluminum Copper Radiators [Talk & Dirty Talk]

Aluminum: Level 2

  • 8 Series of Aluminums
  • 5052 Aluminum
  • 6061 Aluminum
  • 10/10 Aluminum
  • EC Aluminum [Tall | Talon]

Aluminum: Level 3

  • Secondary vs Primary Aluminum
  • Dirty [Irony] Aluminum
  • Litho Sheet [Tablet & Tabloid]
  • Fragmented Aluminum [Twitch]
  • Shredded Aluminum [Zorba]

Red Metal

5 Lessons | 18 Topics | 1.5 hours

Brass: Level 1

  • Yellow Brass [Honey]
  • Red Brass [Ebony]
  • Yellow Brass Shavings/Turnings [Nomad]
  • Red Brass Shavings/Turnings [Enerv]
  • Auto Brass/Copper Radiators [Ocean]

Brass: Level 2

  • Brass Shell Casing [Lace/Lake]
  • Manganese Bronze [Parch]
  • Machinery Hard Brass [Engel]
  • Gear Brass
  • Semi-Red Brass

Brass: Level 3

  • Dirty [Irony] Brass
  • Door Knobs

Copper: Level 1

  • #1 Bright and Shiny [Barley]
  • #1 Copper [Berry/Candy]
  • #2 Copper [Birch/Cliff]

Copper: Level 2

  • #3 Copper / Light Copper [Dream]
  • #1 Copper Chops [Clove]
  • #2 Copper Chops [Cobra]

Stainless Steel & Hi-Temp Alloys

4 Lessons | 10 Topics | 50 min.

Stainless Steel: Level 1

  • 304 Stainless Steel [Sabot]
  • 316 Stainless

Stainless Steel: Level 2

  • 2205 Stainless
  • 400 Series

Stainless Steel: Level 3

  • Dirty [Irony] Stainless Steel
  • Shredded Stainless [Zurik]

High Temperature Alloys (Hi-temp)

  • Titanium
  • Inconel
  • Tungsten Carbide
  • Cupronickel

Insulated Wire (ICW)

3 Lessons | 9 Topics | 45 min.

Insulated Copper Wire: Level 1

  • #1 Insulated Copper Wire [Druid]
  • #2 Insulated Copper Wire [Droid]
  • BX Cable

Insulated Copper Wire: Level 2

  • #3 Low Grade Insulated Copper Wire/li>
  • Christmas Lights
  • Harness Wire

Insulated Copper Wire: Level 3

  • Insulated Aluminum Wire
  • Teck Cable
  • URD Concentric

Lead & Zinc

3 Lessons | 10 Topics | 50 min.

Lead: Level 1

  • Soft Lead [Racks]
  • Lead Batteries [Rinks]
  • Wheel Weights [Ropes]

Lead: Level 2

  • Reda Cable [Relay]
  • Ballast Lead/Hard Lead [Radio]
  • Range Lead

Zinc

  • Clean Zinc [Score]
  • Dirty [Irony] Zinc
  • Zinc Anodes
  • Zinc Dross [Seal | Seam]

Mixed Metal

3 Lessons | 6 Topics | 30 min.

Mixed Metal: Level 1

  • Electric Motors [Elmo]
  • Starters & Alternators

Mixed Metal: Level 2

  • Transformers
  • Ballasts [Darth]
  • Sealed Units [Vader]

Mixed Metal: Level 3

  • Shredded Electric Motors [Shelmo]

Scrap Orientation

3 Lessons | 17 Topics | 1.5 hours
Lesson: Metal Basics
  • Scrap Metal
  • Ferrous
  • Non-Ferrous
Lesson: Operations
  • Units of measure
  • Scale types
  • Scale weights
  • Personal protective equipment
  • Unloading in the yard
  • Tools
  • Forklift
  • Skid steer
  • Material handler
Lesson: Commercial
  • Scale tickets
  • Weight deductions
  • Purchase price
  • Payment
  • Types of software

Ferrous

2 Lessons | 8 Topics | 40 min.
Ferrous: Level 1
  • Tin
  • Heavy Melt Steel (HMS)
  • Cast Iron
  • Plate & Structural (P&S)
Ferrous: Level 2
  • Busheling
  • Manganese
  • Vehicles
  • Shred

Aluminum

3 Lessons | 21 Topics | 1.75 hours
Aluminum: Level 1
  • Old Aluminum [Taint/Tabor]
  • Painted Aluminum Siding [Tale]
  • New Aluminum, Clean Aluminum Sheet [Tough/Taboo]
  • Extrusion [Tutu]
  • Thermal Break Extrusion
  • Cast Aluminum [Tense]
  • Car & Truck Wheels [Troma]
  • Used Beverage Containers: UBC [Talc]
  • Aluminum Shavings/Turnings [Telic]
  • Aluminum Radiators [Tally & Dirty Tally]
  • Aluminum Copper Radiators [Talk & Dirty Talk]
Aluminum: Level 2
  • 8 Series of Aluminums
  • 5052 Aluminum
  • 6061 Aluminum
  • 10/10 Aluminum
  • EC Aluminum [Tall | Talon]
Aluminum: Level 3
  • Secondary vs Primary Aluminum
  • Dirty [Irony] Aluminum
  • Litho Sheet [Tablet & Tabloid]
  • Fragmented Aluminum [Twitch]
  • Shredded Aluminum [Zorba]

Red Metal

5 Lessons | 18 Topics | 1.5 hours
Brass: Level 1
  • Yellow Brass [Honey]
  • Red Brass [Ebony]
  • Yellow Brass Shavings/Turnings [Nomad]
  • Red Brass Shavings/Turnings [Enerv]
  • Auto Brass/Copper Radiators [Ocean]
Brass: Level 2
  • Brass Shell Casing [Lace/Lake]
  • Manganese Bronze [Parch]
  • Machinery Hard Brass [Engel]
  • Gear Brass
  • Semi-Red Brass
Brass: Level 3
  • Dirty [Irony] Brass
  • Door Knobs
Copper: Level 1
  • #1 Bright and Shiny [Barley]
  • #1 Copper [Berry/Candy]
  • #2 Copper [Birch/Cliff]
Copper: Level 2
  • #3 Copper / Light Copper [Dream]
  • #1 Copper Chops [Clove]
  • #2 Copper Chops [Cobra]

Stainless Steel & Hi-Temp Alloys

4 Lessons | 10 Topics | 50 min.
Stainless Steel: Level 1
  • 304 Stainless Steel [Sabot]
  • 316 Stainless
Stainless Steel: Level 2
  • 2205 Stainless
  • 400 Series
Stainless Steel: Level 3
  • Dirty [Irony] Stainless Steel
  • Shredded Stainless [Zurik]
High Temperature Alloys (Hi-temp)
  • Titanium
  • Inconel
  • Tungsten Carbide
  • Cupronickel

Insulated Wire (ICW)

3 Lessons | 9 Topics | 45 min.
Insulated Copper Wire: Level 1
  • #1 Insulated Copper Wire [Druid]
  • #2 Insulated Copper Wire [Droid]
  • BX Cable
Insulated Copper Wire: Level 2
  • #3 Low Grade Insulated Copper Wire
  • Christmas Lights
  • Harness Wire
Insulated Copper Wire: Level 3
  • Insulated Aluminum Wire
  • Teck Cable
  • URD Concentric

Lead & Zinc

3 Lessons | 10 Topics | 50 min.
Lead: Level 1
  • Soft Lead [Racks]
  • Lead Batteries [Rinks]
  • Wheel Weights [Ropes]
Lead: Level 2
  • Reda Cable [Relay]
  • Ballast Lead/Hard Lead [Radio]
  • Range Lead
Zinc
  • Clean Zinc [Score]
  • Dirty [Irony] Zinc
  • Zinc Anodes
  • Zinc Dross [Seal | Seam]

Mixed Metal

3 Lessons | 6 Topics | 30 min.
Mixed Metal: Level 1
  • Electric Motors [Elmo]
  • Starters & Alternators
Mixed Metal: Level 2
  • Transformers
  • Ballasts [Darth]
  • Sealed Units [Vader]
Mixed Metal: Level 3
  • Shredded Electric Motors [Shelmo]

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Frequently Asked Questions

Who created the CSMP program?

Industry experts from North America that have been in the business for many years came together to collaborate and share their knowledge.

Who is the CSMP program meant for?

The program will benefit every person in an organization, from the buyer and laborer to management and ownership.

Can I speak with any references?

To date, we have had only positive feedback. While it is challenging to gather personalized references, we encourage you to check out our Alumni page or our LinkedIn profile where users have posted their feedback.

What does the CSMP program consist of?

The program is made up of eight courses (modules) with a small quiz at the end. Once all the courses are complete, there is a 120 question final exam.

How long does the program take to complete?

Course lengths vary; however, each topic in a course has a run time of approximately 5 minutes. In total there are 99 topics so the full course takes about 8.5 hours to complete.

Is the CSMP program in other languages?

All of our videos will be reshot this summer and Spanish will be included and available in the Fall of 2021.