New IMPACT Institute at CCC&TI offers a start in Manufacturing

HUDSON, NC (April 27, 2018)…Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute is introducing a new class that will help individuals with little or no manufacturing experience acquire the basic training needed to land a manufacturing apprenticeship or entry-level job.

Launching this summer, the IMPACT (Industrial Manufacturing Pre-Apprenticeship Customized Training) Institute is a 4-week program featuring 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 such as Bemis, Woodgrain Millwork and Bakers Waste Equipment, the institute will be offered Monday through Thursday from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 18 through July 19. The institute will not meet the week of July 4.

IMPACT Institute training will include: lean manufacturing, OSHA certification, Human Resource Development, waste elimination, job and process terminology, sanitation, manufacturing principles, Material Safety Data Sheets, measurement and National Career Readiness Certification.

To qualify, students must have a high school diploma or high school equivalency. Limited space is available and the $180 tuition for the institute is waived for those who qualify. To register, call 828-726-2242.