Manufacturing Pre-Employment Program
The Manufacturing Pre-Employment program serves as an introduction to manufacturing. The knowledge and skills acquired in the Manufacturing Employment Readiness course are required for entry level positions in diverse workplace scenarios with special emphasis on aerospace. Skills learned in this program are taught using applied methods where training is practical and hands-on. Graduates of the Manufacturing Pre-Employment program will receive two certificates:
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Attend an information session to learn more about the program. Information sessions are held twice a month on Wednesdays at 3pm EvCC's Advanced Manufacturing Training & Education Center (AMTEC).
Information sessions will be held at AMTEC. Oct. 5 and Oct. 19, Nov. 2 and 16, and Dec. 7. Please check in at the front desk. No RSVP needed, contact Robyn at firstname.lastname@example.org or 425-388-9570 for a free parking pass.
Ready to sign up? Register now for fall manufacturing employment readiness classes.
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Need to build skills?
This course focuses on work place skills: applied mathematics, locating information, reading for information, and soft skills needed for successful employment.
Want to know about manufacturing?
Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to identify and explain manufacturing standards and operations, communicate as a team player and meet project time lines.
The Manufacturing Pre-Employment Certificate is a one-quarter, 12-credit optional pathway within the ATA degree. This certificate may be considered as stand-alone credential for people seeking to enter the manufacturing field, or as part of a stackable set of certificates and degrees in the EvCC Advanced Manufacturing Program.
Manufacturing Employment Readiness course content includes a survey of mechanical concepts, precision measurement, blueprint reading, quality assurance, workforce skills/communication, ergonomics, lean manufacturing, and sustainable business practices. The student will also be introduced to the advanced manufacturing fields of composites, aviation, machining, technical design (CAD), and welding.
For program information, contact Robyn Kibby at email@example.com or 425-388-9570.
Program Certificate Outcomes
- Understand and solve basic technical mathematical problems
- Communicate orally and in writing about technical activities
- Be prepared for successful employment
- Understand and work with entry level technical and mechanical systems
- Perform work using basic computer skills
- Meet industry requirements for safety and first aid
Graduates of this program will be prepared to work in entry-level positions in companies of different sizes, from a four-person shop to large aerospace companies. Upon completion of this course, it is recommended that students continue to build skills in another Advanced Manufacturing program to increase employment opportunities.