In 5 weeks, students learn how to use machines, tools and other equipment to prepare them for employment in the Manufacturing Industry.
5 weeks, Monday - Friday
Earn 3 Certificates
Meet prospective employers
CAPITAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE
Whitcraft Collaboration Creates Pipeline Into Manufacturing
“The students who come through our five-week training program are able to hit the ground running…”
Dr. G. Duncan Harris
“We’ve hired about a dozen employees from the program. We intend to continue to have a role or a job for them when they complete the program…”
Jacqueline Gallo, Whitcraft, chief operating officer
“There’s probably no better industry right now than then manufacturing…”
“I took a flight the other day, and I was telling my daughter, she asked me what I do every day. I tell her, ‘I help make engines for airplanes,’ She looks at me, and she says, ‘Daddy, are you going to tell the pilot that you can help make the plane?’”
“You start from zero, you see the part be made. It is 100% hands-on…”
how to qualify
At least 18 years of age
High School Diploma/GED
US Citizen or Permanent Resident
Pass mandatory math and manufacturing aptitude test
The 10-hour training program is primarily intended for entry level workers. All outreach training is intended to cover an overview of the hazards a worker may encounter on a job site. Training emphasizes hazard identification, avoidance, control and prevention, not OSHA standards.
Six Sigma White Belt (6σ)
Six Sigma (6σ) is a set of techniques and tools for process improvement. Six Sigma strategies seek to improve manufacturing quality by identifying and removing the causes of defects and minimizing variability in manufacturing and business processes.