Corning Community College (CCC) has introduced a new Manufacturing Technician Program aimed at preparing individuals for entry-level positions in the manufacturing sector. This program is a strategic initiative by CCC to align education with the needs of the local manufacturing industry. The first class of the program is fully funded through a grant, making it an accessible opportunity for aspiring manufacturing professionals.
The program, which spans 136 hours, covers essential topics such as manufacturing math, blueprint reading, precision measurement, and crucial career skills like resume preparation and interview techniques. A mix of classroom instruction, hands-on laboratory work, and tours of local manufacturing facilities provides a comprehensive learning experience.
Scheduled to run from January 22 to February 16 at the Airport Corporate Park Campus, the program requires daily attendance, Monday through Thursday, from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Eligibility for enrollment is contingent on having a high school diploma or GED. Interested individuals can register for the course through CCC’s website, marking a significant step towards bridging the skills gap in the manufacturing industry and offering a pathway to sustainable careers.
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