Montgomery County Community College’s Workforce Development Division will offer a non-credit, 10-week Manufacturing Technician course in February. The course offers participants looking for a career in manufacturing the basic tools and knowledge needed to succeed.
The course runs for 10 weeks from February 11 through April 17. Classes will be held Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, 6-9 p.m., in Parkhouse Hall at MCCC’s Central Campus, 340 DeKalb Pike, Blue Bell. Find more information at mc3.edu/manufacturing-technician.
This course will prepare workers for manufacturing careers by covering topics such as workplace readiness, tool and machine identification, and quality control. Additionally, students will be given company tours of MCCC partners including: Globus Medical, Craft-Bilt, Cigas Machine and Knoll Furniture. Participants of the course will also gain an OSHA 10 certification.
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the United States has 12.8 million manufacturing jobs, earning an average of $27.30 per hour. The need for skilled workers in the manufacturing industry is growing and courses at MCCC like Manufacturing Technician provide the training for a qualified and ambitious workforce.
MCCC’s Workforce Development Division provides flexible, customized high-quality training programs to individuals, businesses and organizations in Montgomery County.
About Montgomery County Community College
For more than 50 years, Montgomery County Community College has grown with the community to meet the evolving educational needs of Montgomery County. The College’s comprehensive curriculum includes more than 100 associate degree and certificate programs, as well as customized workforce training and certifications. Students enjoy the flexibility of learning at the College’s thriving campuses in Blue Bell and Pottstown, at the Culinary Arts Institute in Lansdale, and online through a robust Virtual Campus.
As an Achieving the Dream Leader College, the institution is positioned at the vanguard of national efforts to increase completion, improve learning outcomes, and remove barriers to access for students. The College also is recognized regionally and nationally for its sustainability leadership, work with military veterans, community service and service learning opportunities, and use of classroom technology. For more information, visit http://www.mc3.edu.