Posts Tagged with ‘certification’

Harper Offering 3D Printing Classes and Certificate Programs

August 19, 2015

This fall, Harper College will offer two new 3D printing certificate programs. The 3D Printing and Rapid Prototyping certificate is designed for CAD students and professionals. In this program, students will learn prototyping methods, design processes, and how to develop a finished product. The 3D Printing Foundations certificate is available to anyone new to 3D […]

Read More

Illinois Valley Manufacturers Scholarship

August 5, 2015

Interested in studying for a career in manufacturing? Want a scholarship for Illinois Valley Community College’s (IVCC) Certified Production Technician (CPT) Program? The Illinois Valley Manufacturers Scholarship covers approximately 50% of the IVCC program’s cost and can be used for tuition, fees, books, and supplies. According to Jennifer Scheri, IVCC Business Training Specialist, “each CPT graduate […]

Read More

Fast Track to a Manufacturing Career at McHenry County College

July 30, 2015

McHenry County College offers a Fast Track program which facilitates the process of earning a certificate or degree in numerous fields, including Manufacturing Management. Certificates are available for Advanced Manufacturing, CNC Machining, Manufacturing Supervision, and Manufacturing Processes. Classes are in the evening, and students can earn a certificate in two years or less or an […]

Read More

The US Manufacturing Renaissance, Re-shoring, and the Skills Gap

July 28, 2015

Foreign manufacturers are coming in greater numbers to the US to manufacture a variety of their products. 3,500 German companies are here and employing 600,000 Americans. China is planning to spend a good share of $1 trillion on investments in manufacturing facilities. Many US companies have been re-shoring, bringing production back from overseas locations. This article addresses […]

Read More

Closing the Manufacturing Skills Gap in the Great Lakes Region

July 27, 2015

On June 17th, 250 leaders from manufacturing, logistics, education, and government gathered for an Executive Briefing at Ivy Tech Community College in Indianapolis, IN. The event was a collaboration between Ivy Tech, SME, the Great Lakes Manufacturing Council, NIMS, and MSSC. The purpose was to discuss the state of manufacturing in the Great Lakes region. […]

Read More

Elgin Community College Accelerated Opportunities Program

July 23, 2015

Elgin Community College has an Accelerated Opportunities Program where, in a year, you can earn certification in numerous manufacturing fields, including: welding, computer numerical control (CNC) operator, computer integrated manufacturing (CIM), integrated systems maintenance technology (IST), and more. Click here to watch the video. Click here to read more about the program.

Read More

College of DuPage Offers New Welding Certificate

February 22, 2015

The Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts a 6% increase in metalworking positions over the next 10 years. College of DuPage (COD) will help meet the demand by offering a new welding certificate. The certificate was developed with American Welding Society (AWS) and provides AWS Level 1 training. The certificate is a 17 hour program with […]

Read More

Waubonsee to Offer College Credit for On-the-Job Skills Training

July 30, 2014

Waubonsee Community College in Aurora, IL will offer up to 45 college credits for skills learned on the job, through apprenticeship, or through military service. As part of a federal initiative overseen by US Departments of Education and Labor, Waubonsee will seek to bridge the gap between learning on the job and the earning of […]

Read More
This INAM website was funded 100% with DOL TAACCCT Funds • Veteran Priority PreferenceiNAM Privacy Policy