Introduction to Manufacturing Training (Ware)
Want to build a career in manufacturing? This course provides an overview of the industry, and develops skills for entry-level employment. Training modules include:
- Career expectations & professionalism
- General manufacturing processes & principles Blueprints, general dimensioning, tolerances, instrumentation, and measuring
- Introduction to Microsoft Word and Excel
- Manufacturing workplace math skills
- OSHA-10 general industry
Successful completion of classes and perfect attendance guarantees an interview with a regional manufacturing employer.
Training is provided by Holyoke Community College and the Franklin Hampshire Regional Employment Board.
- Available for full time employment after training (various shifts)
- Prepared to work on reading and math skills as needed
- Show evidence of employability in manufacturing in the United States
- At least 18 years of age
- E-mail Responsive
MUST BE ABLE TO
- Lift 15 pounds with one hand; lift and carry up to 30 pounds with two hands
- Stand/walk throughout the day
- Use upper extremities continually and repetitively
- Lift, stand, bend, reach, squat, and kneel at a fast pace
- Transportation: vehicle and a valid driver's license
- Computer technology proficiency
- High school diploma or equivalency preferred (needs to at least be in progress)
- Employers may require a drug screening test, CORI, and background checks
- Priority for veterans and eligible spouses; women; people of color; unemployed or underemployed ($13/hr or $27,040/year)
HCC Introduction to Manufacturing Certificate, OSHA-10, National Career Readiness Certificate
WHERE & WHEN
Classes will be offered at the Education to Employment (E2E) Center, 79 Main St., Ware.
Summer: May 29 – June 22, Monday – Friday, 3:30 – 9 p.m.
For more information, please contact:
Milissa Daniels, Career Development Counselor, 413.552.2042
Franklin Hampshire Career Center: 1.800.457.2603
This program is funded by an $85,000 Advanced Manufacturing grant to the Franklin Hampshire Regional Employment Board by the Executive Office of Housing and Economic Development, on behalf of the Governor’s Workforce Skills Cabinet.
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