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Free, six week manufacturing trainings

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Have you heard? The PCC, WorkSource Capital Career Center now has two special training classes starting up in April:

Manufacturing Skills Training for Entry-Level Jobs

-Tour local companies

-Learn math for Manufacturing

-Use machines and/or hand tools

-Learn how to read basic diagrams

-Lean manufacturing

PCC and a consortium of manufacturing companies in Washington County are offering a free, six-week training for individuals desiring to work in an entry-level manufacturing position or have scored below Math 20 on the college placement test.

Consortium members include TOSOH Quartz, Precision Wire Components and Leupold and Stevens. The consortium plans to hire from the pool of students completing the training. This six-week program will give people the basic knowledge that they need to enter the machine manufacturing field and/or PCC’s Machine/Manufacturing Technology degree program. Students will also learn about the open-entry/open exit PCC Machine Manufacturing program.


Entry-Level High Tech Skills Training For non-native English speakers (ESL)

-Free, 6-week training

-Learn safety on the job

-Communication and teamwork

-Quality Systems – lean manufacturing, ISO

-Component Identification

-Tour local companies

-20 hours of Soldering Training!

PCC and a consortium of circuit board manufacturers in Washington County are offering non-native English speakers a pathway into the high-tech field. Consortium members include Vanguard-EMS and The Merix Corporation.

The classes consist of an introduction to the high tech industry; a tour of the consortium’s companies; safety on the job; 20 hours of soldering training; communication and teamwork; an introduction to statistical process control; learning employer expectations; and reading, writing, math and basic computer skills. Training will also include job-search workshops and assistance in placement after completion of the training.

It is easy to get started now! Simply attend an orientation, which are held each week at 3 different locations. Act fast! Go to for all of the details and specific staff to contact to answer your questions.


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