Advanced Manufacturing Training

Berkshire Advanced Manufacturing Technical Training Program

  Out of work? Or in a job that pays too little?

DEADLINE EXTENDED

Apply for Free Training in the Manufacturing Field

Great Manufacturing Jobs are Available for Men and Women

The Berkshire County Regional Employment Board (BCREB), in partnership with several organizations and area manufacturing companies, will be offering FREE training programs to meet this growing need.

Level 1 – Manufacturing Training (104 hours) Dates & Time Location of Program

 

Work Readiness   (24 hrs.)

 

Manufacturing Tours

Monday & Tuesdays – January 9, 10, 17, 23 and 24.  3 – 6:30 pm

Week of January 30th  TBA

Conte Federal Building, Pittsfield

 

Shuttle bus available

OSHA Certification (10 hrs.) Mon. Feb. 6 and Wed. Feb. 8

3 – 8 p.m.

Taconic High School, Pittsfield
Lean Concepts (16 hrs.) Tuesdays – January 31, February 7, March 28 and April 4.  3 – 6:30 pm Conte Federal Building, Pittsfield
Level 1 Advanced Manufacturing includes blueprint reading, Metrology February 13, 15, 16th .  Then Mon. Tues. Wed. February 27 – March 22

All classes 3 – 6:00 p.m.

Taconic High School, Pittsfield
Career Ready & Career Counseling (15 hrs.) March 29,  April 27, May 4 and May 10 3:00-6:00 p.m. Conte Federal Building, Pittsfield
Additional Up-coming Spring Trainings Dates & Times Location of Training
Welding Mon, Tues & Wed. – March 13, 14, 15, 20,  21, 22, 27, 28, 29 & April 3, 4, 5,10,  11, 12, 24, 25, 26 McCann Technical School – N. Adams

3:15-7:15 pm

Introduction to Paper & Pulp (15 hrs.) April 24, 25, 26 and May 1 and 2 Onyx Specialty Paper and Crane & Co
Environmental/Wastewater Treatment & Exam Prep Class   (18 hrs) March 3, 30; April 3, 6, 10 and 13

3:00-6:00 p.m.

Conte Federal Building, Pittsfield
Hoisting 3A/1C Exam Prep Class  April 5  9:00 am – 3:30 pm Conte Federal Building Pittsfield

 Sign up: complete the attached application and email to BerkshireREB1@gmail.com, or fax to 413.448.2801 or mail to BCREB, 66 Allen Street, Pittsfield, MA 01201.  Please call 413.442.7177×144 with questions2016-17 Training Flyer and Application (2)

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Berkshire Advanced Manufacturing Technical Training Program

Please print clearly

NAME: _____________________________________________________________________________

 

ADDRESS, CITY, STATE, ZIP: _________________________________________________________

 

PHONE/CELL: ______________________ EMAIL: _________________________________________

 

EMPLOYMENT STATUS:  Unemployed____   Employed____ at: _________________Title:_________

 

MA STATE RESIDENT:  Yes__  No __ Can you Provide Citizenship/Work Authorization? Yes__ No__

 

ARE YOU CURRENTLY RECEIVING ASSISTANCE:  SNAP___  TAFDC ____ SSI ____

Unemployment Insurance ____  Other: ___________ Not receiving assistance ______

 

HIGHEST LEVEL OF EDUCATION:

____ 9th-12th grade, no diploma

____ High School Diploma

____ GED/High School Equivalency

____ Some college, no degree

____ Associate Degree: concentration: _________________

____ Bachelor Degree or higher: concentration:__________________

 

Please describe prior work in manufacturing: ________________________________________________

_____________________________________________________________________________________

 

Please indicate level of computer knowledge:

___No experience   ___Email/Internet only  ___Basic understanding  ___Knowledgeable

___Experience with Microsoft Word    ___Experience with Excel

 

Which training program/s are you interested in?  Check all that apply.

____ Pittsfield Manufacturing Level 1 training – training includes Work Readiness, Career Counseling,      MACWIC training and test preparation and Lean Manufacturing (115 hours)

____ Introduction to Paper & Pulp (15 hours)

____ Environmental/Wastewater Treatment Course and Exam Preparation (18 hours)

____ Hoisting Training (8 hours) TBD in Pittsfield

____ Welding Training (85 hours) TBD in North Adams

 

Please describe why you are interested in this manufacturing training: ____________________________

_____________________________________________________________________________________

 

How did you hear about this training? ______________________________________________________

 

By signing below, I am committed to finding work in manufacturing, have reliable transportation, willing to have CORI and drug testing done, and can commit to the entire duration of this training program.

 

Signature: _____________________________________________________ Date: __________________

 

If special accommodations are needed please inform us in writing.

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