Foundational Manufacturing

$1,500.00

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. Eligible veterans, dependents and active military members can now use GI Bill funding for this training. Contact Holly Lovelace in the Channing & Marie Bete Veterans Center at lovelace@gcc.mass.edu or (413) 775-1885 to complete the required paperwork.

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• Get in touch •

Les Pomainville
Advanced Manufacturing Program Lead
(413) 775-1624 pomainvillel@gcc.mass.edu

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. Eligible veterans, dependents and active military members can now use GI Bill funding for this training. Contact Holly Lovelace in the Channing & Marie Bete Veterans Center at lovelace@gcc.mass.edu or (413) 775-1885 to complete the required paperwork.