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Foundational Manufacturing

Foundational Manufacturing

Instructor: M-Th, 1/28–2/28 (no classes 2/18–2/21), 4:00–9:15 pm, 4 wks, $1,200 (Scholarships available)
$1,200.00
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Out of work? In a job that pays too little? Graduating soon?

Wish you d taken a vocational pathway?


Take your first step on a rewarding career pathway!


The 4-week Foundational Manufacturing training is held Monday - Thursday (and some Fridays), 4:00-9:15 pm for 20 hrs/week in Greenfield, plus online trainings.

Classes include:

- OSHA 10 General Industry

- Manufacturing Math

- Career Planning and Job Search Skills

- Blueprint Reading

- Introduction to Lean Manufacturing

- Metrology


Prepare for new possibilities:

- Immediate employment for entry-level positions as Production Workers, Assembly Technicians, Shipping & Receiving Clerks for metal, plastic, food and other manufacturers in Franklin and Hampshire Counties ($11 - $13/hr)

- Potential advancement into upcoming Computer Numerical Control (CNC) Operator trainings - experienced precision machinists can make $40,000 to $75,000 annually


Programs are offered through a partnership between GCC, Franklin County Technical School, the Franklin-Hampshire Regional Employment Board and Career Centers, area manufacturing companies and community partners to develop and implement new training programs to meet the growing demand in manufacturing.


Funding may be available for eligible participants.


Veterans, women, unemployed and other under-represented groups are especially encouraged to apply.


To get started or learn more, please provide the following information.

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