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 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.
Made in Johnstown
The Made in Johnstown 24/7 access makerspace is a community driven co-working shop space for makers, hobbyists, creatives and artisans. Made in Johnstown provides classes and workshops often.
The Digital Foundry at New Kensington vision is improving lives and strengthening businesses through access to digital technologies. They provide various trainings that cover digital technologies for smart manufacturing and focus on developing vital professional skills like collaboration, communication, problem-solving, and decision-making. These skills are valuable in any industry and workplace.
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.