Looking for an in-demand career with a great paying wage? No time and money to earn a college degree? A career in the trades offers endless possibilities locally and regionally with advancement opportunities. Look for our Fast Track Career Training Programs to quickly train and receive a credential in one of Virginia’s highest demand career fields.
The Manufacturing Technician 1 (MT1) certification program was developed to meet the growing employment demands of the manufacturing industry. The MT1 program addresses the core industry-wide skills standards required for skilled production occupations in all sectors of manufacturing.
The Manufacturing Technician (MT-1), a nationally recognized credential, helps employers identify people with the core skills needed to work in today’s high-demand, high-wage advanced manufacturing operations. It is also a stackable credential that can help you on a pathway to a specific career within the manufacturing field, such as welding, metalworking or mechatronics.Continue reading MT1 Training Kicks Off with Thermo Fisher Scientific
The Manufacturing Specialist certification program was developed to meet the growing employment demands of the manufacturing industry. The program addresses the core industry-wide skills standards required for skilled production occupations in all sectors of manufacturing. The core competency areas certified are: (1) Math and Measurement, (2) Spatial Reasoning and Manufacturing Technology.
The purpose of the certification program is to document individuals’ mastery of the critical competencies required for modern manufacturing production and production-related occupations. The goals of the certification program are to:
Develop a workforce pipeline capable of meeting the requirements of existing and emerging employers in advanced technology industries such as manufacturing,
Provide a customized fast track pathway to stackable credentials for 21st Century advanced technology careers in industry,
Provide online and instructor-led training to address identified technical skill gaps, and
Provide a pathway to advanced level training and specialized training based on industry requirements for potential new hires and incumbent workers.
Students taking this intensive training program are prepared for entry-level positions with regional manufacturers, making competitive wages, benefits and opportunities for advancement.
Have you ever fixed something at home or at work and wondered to yourself, “Wow, I think I could do this for a career!”? If so, you may be in the wrong line of work or never realized what you were capable of in a trades career. People who have the knack for DIY or those who have always enjoyed working with their hands should consider a career in the trades. Continue reading In-Demand Trades
Every day Small Engine Repair Mechanic are called on to troubleshoot and repair all types of engines and systems on power equipment. Join us to begin your career as a certified small engine mechanic or just to learn valuable troubleshooting skills to repair your own small engines. These classes will also prepare you to take EETC Certification tests should you be interested getting certified.
Certified Welder Fast Track Career Training Program
Ideal for new welders and those who want to enhance current welding skills, our Certified Welder Fast Track Career Training Program is designed to American Welding Society (AWS) standards and prepares students for AWS Certifications.
MIG Welding Workshop
TIG Welding Workshop
AWS Welding Certification Prep and Exam
The program concludes with an opportunity to prepare and test for an AWS Welding Certification with a Certified Welding Inspector (CWI)! You will know the result of your test the same night. Official AWS papers will be mailed within two weeks. Don’t miss this opportunity to prove your welding skills when looking for a job!
Prep for Certification Test with a Certified Welding Instructor
Opportunity for National Certification
Call or visit our Middletown Office to get the Certified Welder Bundle Series or visit our website to sign up for individual welding classes – Learn More/Register Now >>>
Gain the skills to successfully maintain Facilities and Properties
Building Maintenance Technicians
Building Maintenance Technicians, also known as general maintenance and repair workers, handle a variety of construction related tasks every day. They handle repairs that require the basic skills of all the trades such as an electrician, carpenter, plumber, mechanic, painter, and HVAC technician. They also handle general maintenance duties like painting a lobby, fixing a broken garbage disposal, and or replacing a faucet.
Job Duties may include:
Utilize blueprints or diagrams to plan for repair work
Use common hand and power tools such as screwdrivers, saws, drills, wrenches, and hammers
Fix or paint roofs, windows, doors, floors, woodwork, and other parts of buildings
Maintain and repair specialized equipment and machinery in cafeterias, laundries, hospitals, stores, residences, offices, and other facilities
Order supplies from distributors to make necessary repairs