Training Partners

Training is a Solid Foundation

While there may be a gap in the skills you currently have and those required to succeed in a career in manufacturing, there are training providers in the region that assist you with this skills gap.  Whether a specific skill like welding or a broad-based manufacturing foundation, these training providers can provide you with the marketable skills and credentials manufacturing companies seek. Explore the variety of options below ranging from short-term certificate programs, 2-year Associate’s degrees, or 4-year Bachelor degree programs.  Contact each of these organizations specifically to learn more of the details including the financial aid that many of them provide.

Available FREE Training Programs provided by our Partners

New Century Careers

Sign up today for FREE machine training. Programs, including Manufacturing 2000 programs and the National Tooling and Machining Association’s Apprenticeship, provide related instruction classes to support on-the-job training provided by employers.

Community Technical Training Programs

Explore the variety of short-term certificate programs offered by local technical schools.


Sign up today for FREE manufacturing skills training. Programs, include skills for machining, industrial sewing & welding.

Industrial Arts Workshop

Skilled welders are in growing demand in the region. The FREE artistic programming of the IAW will expose students to potential careers in welding, fabrication, and technical fields.  

Pittsburgh German Chamber of Commerce

Sign up today for FREE on the job (paid) manufacturing skills training. Programs, include skills for mechatronics, industrial maintenance, cad/cam technical designer, polymer process technician and sales engineer.

CCAC Trade Union Partnerships

Local Trade Unions and Joint Apprenticeship Training Committees are affiliated providers of education for the Community College of Allegheny County. They offer seven programs through their partnerships.

Colleges & Universities

Search dozens of secondary schools in the greater Pittsburgh region using key terms: manufacturing, mechatronics, industrial, engineering, and welding. Career College is one resource that can provide school information by location, subject, program, and degree.

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