1. Springfield Technical and Holyoke community colleges launch accelerated manufacturing careers program

    Springfield Technical and Holyoke community colleges launch accelerated manufacturing careers program

    A new accelerated manufacturing careers program provided by Springfield Technical Community College and Holyoke Community College’s Training and Workforce Options (TWO) program is under way. The goal of the program is to help fill a void in the region’s manufacturing training needs. The program, which will operate at no cost to students or businesses to participate, was created out of a need expressed by regional employers who noted there was a lack of qualified candidates applying for open positions at their companies. The first training to be offered is a manufacturing production technician program, a 10-week certified program ...

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    1. The accelerated manufacturing careers program is an important step to support manufacturing excellence in Western Massachusetts and throughout the commonwealth.
    2. This program will provide individuals with key job readiness skills and prepare them for promising manufacturing careers in Western Massachusetts.
    3. Manufacturing roots are long and deep in Springfield and Holyoke from the Armory on STCC's campus to the precision machining and niche manufacturing in the region today.
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