JWCC to Offer Free Manufacturing Training

  • FREE 16-Week Training Session Starts August 26

    John Wood Community College will offer a free 16-week manufacturing training starting August 26 at its Workforce Development Center at 4220 Kochs Lane in Quincy.


    The training is focused on helping participants gain qualifications for entry level manufacturing jobs, which are in high demand regionally.

    The program will provide an overview of the machining and manufacturing process from start to finish. Students will be introduced to a variety of skills in the planning, machining and finishing of metal products and develop skills in the use of hand tools, drill press, band saw, engine lathe, vertical milling machine and related equipment.

    Individuals can complete GED requirements while in training and females are encouraged to apply.

    The free program is funded by a grant JWCC received from the United States Department of Labor to help produce qualified, skilled employees for manufacturing positions.

    More information is available by contacting JWCC at 217- 641-4941 or by visiting www.manufacturingourfuture.org. Interested individuals may also visit JWCC’s Career Readiness Center to learn more and apply.

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  • Les McKenzie 08.13.2013

    Excellent opportunity for community to take advantage of vital resourse in planning the expansion of the manufacturing opportunities that are so important to the success of the economy and to build on our quality of personnel and retention in the community.

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