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Kentucky offering manufacturing training certification classes

The Kentucky Manufacturing career center is offering free "Certified Production Technician" training classes to train individuals to work in manufacturing jobs. The "Certified Production Technician" training is a Manufacturing Skills Standards Council training program that will cover topics in safety, quality & measurement, manufacturing Processes, and maintenance awareness. The manufacturing training program prepares individuals to work in manufacturing jobs that pay between $12 and $25 an hour.

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The "Certified Production Technician" training classes are 4 weeks long and free to qualifying applicants. Graduates of the"Certified Production Technician" training program earn a nationally recognized certificate and nine college credit hours from Jefferson Community and Technical College. Graduates will also have the opportunity to interview with representatives from local manufacturing companies in Louisville, Kentucky and surrounding areas.

The manufacturing training program classes start in August, September, and October. Requirements to be admitted into the training program are to be 18 years or older, have a high school diploma or GED, pass a drug test, and pass the National Career Readiness Certificate assessment at least the silver level. Learn more about the "Certified Production Technician" classes by attending one of the following orientation sessions:

  • Tuesday, July 15 at 2 p.m.
  • Tuesday, July 22 at 2 p.m.
  • Tuesday, July 29 at 2 p.m.

Pre-register for the orientation sessions by calling 502-276-9711 ext 4001. Limited seating is available for the classes.

Kentucky Manufacturing Career Center is located at 160 Rochester Drive in South Louisville, Kentucky