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IMPACT Manufacturing Training Program Announces Next Class

HUDSON, NC (June 18, 2019) — Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute’s IMPACT (Industrial Manufacturing Pre-Apprenticeship Customized Training) Institute will begin its next series of classes on July 16 on the Caldwell Campus in Hudson.

The 8-week IMPACT Institute helps individuals with little or no manufacturing experience acquire the basic training needed to qualify for a manufacturing apprenticeship or an entry-level job.

The program features a combination of certifications and courses that prepare students for jobs in a variety of manufacturing environments. Designed for entry-level positions with local employers, including program partners Bemis, Woodgrain Millwork and Bakers Waste Equipment, the IMPACT Institute will be offered Tuesday through Thursday from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. from July 16 to Sept. 5. The program includes tours of local manufacturing facilities, and the opportunity for a job offer from partner employers.

IMPACT Institute training includes: LEAN manufacturing, OSHA certification, Human Resource Development, welding and fabrication, forklift certification, waste elimination, job and process terminology, sanitation, manufacturing principles and Material Safety Data Sheets training.

Applicants must be at 16 to enroll, and the class is free for adults 18 and over who have earned a high school credential. For those students who do not qualify for a tuition waiver, there is a $180 fee.

Additional scholarships are available for students who complete the IMPACT Institute and want to continue their education at CCC&TI by enrolling in one of the following programs: Industrial Systems Technology, Industrial Maintenance, Mechanical Engineering and Welding.

To register, call 828-726-2242.