CVCC Manufacturing Academy Now Registering For Fall Semester

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The CVCC Manufacturing Academy is now registering for fall semester. The 10-week program will be held Monday through Thursday from 5:30 to 8:30 pm beginning September 11 and ending November 8.

The Manufacturing Academy is an industry-driven program at Catawba Valley Community College, developed by 25 partner companies from across Catawba County, and designed to prepare students for manufacturing positions currently in high demand by many of the region’s largest employers.

Students that complete this program will be fast-tracked for open positions with sponsoring companies.

The course introduces students to the basic concepts of manufacturing and careers with local companies. Program Modules include:

Manufacturing Overview (42 Hours)
Problem Solving (9 Hours)
Math and Measurements (24 Hours)
Teamwork and Communication (9 Hours)
Safety (12 Hours)
Introduction to Lean/Continuous Improvement/TQM/Six Sigma Overview and ISO Certifications (9 Hours)

To find out more about the program, register for the class, and learn about scholarship opportunities please contact Jennifer Eversole at (828) 327-7000, ext. 4294.

Local companies involved in creating and supporting the Manufacturing Academy include:

AdvancePierre Foods
Bernhardt Furniture Company
Century Furniture
CommScope Inc.
Digipixart Inc.
Full Metal Chicken
Geiger International
GKN Driveline
Lee Industries
Lexington Home Brands
McKinley Leather
Medium Rare Strategy
Performance Foodservice Roma IFH
Plastic Packaging
Punker, Inc.
Roll-Tech Molding Products, LLC
RPM Wood Finishes Group
Sherrill Furniture
Steele Rubber Products
Sutter Street, Williams Sonoma
United Beverages of NC
Vanguard Furniture
ZF Chassis Components