Lorain County Community College is working with local industry partners to prepare workers for manufacturing jobs that are available now in Ohio.
The Manufacturing Readiness program trains students for entry-level manufacturing jobs. The demand for these jobs in Ohio has doubled since 2014 and is expected to continue to rise. The program is offered in partnership with Aluminum Line Products Company (ALPCO) and NN Autocam Precision Components Group.
Students who complete the 10-week program will earn national and state manufacturing certifications. Students will be paired with an academic advisor who will assist them every step of the way. Program highlights include:
• Earn nationally recognized industry credentials:
• Certified Production Technician (CPT) through Manufacturing Skills Standards Council (MSSC)
• National Career Readiness Certificate-Bronze (NCRC)
• OSHA-10 Certification
The program prepares graduates for positions that offer career and income growth, such as general assembler, material handler, packager or warehouse associate. The Manufacturing Readiness program also prepares to students to easily continue their education to earn an associate degree at LCCC.
To apply, students must have a high school diploma or GED and be able to pass a drug test. Financial aid is available to those who qualify. Those who are unemployed or unemployed may be able to receive funding through OhioMeansJobs. For more information on funding, call OhioMeansJobs Lorain County at (440) 284-4227.
The program begins on September 26. Interested students may contact Carrie Delaney at (440) 366-4726 or firstname.lastname@example.org now for more information.
Employers interested in hiring program graduates or who would like more information can contact Tammy Jenkins at (440) 366-4833 or email@example.com.