Posts Tagged with ‘Certified Production Technician’

Danville Area Community College Introduces Phoenix Program

October 20, 2015

Danville Area Community College (DACC) has an new program that offers a second chance for those who have dropped out of high school but want to continue their education and job skills training. The Phoenix Program was co-developed with Danville District 118. It provides students with a chance to earn their GED, 11 credit hours, […]

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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 […]

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John Wood Community College Recognizes CPT Students

July 20, 2015

John Wood Community College (JWCC) recently recognized students who have earned their Manufacturing Skills Standards Council (MSSC) certificate as part of the college’s Certified Production Technician program. This article includes video of a great Quincy Journal TV interview with William Stuflick, Dean of Career, Technical & Health Education. In it, he discusses jobs in manufacturing, […]

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Opportunity for Certified Production Technicians at IVCC

January 6, 2015

The Certified Production Technician (CPT) program at Illinois Valley Community College (IVCC) offers great opportunity for students interested in manufacturing. Students, such as Everado Orozco of Mendota, IL, are seeing success as graduates of the school’s program. Everado graduated from the college’s CPT program in May 2014. He was quickly hired by Eakas and has […]

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Occupational Programs at Kishwaukee College

November 18, 2014

In recent years, the nation has seen a general decline in enrollment in both community colleges and universities. At the same time, there has been an increase in students entering 2-year, occupational programs at community colleges. This article describes some of the occupational programs at Kishwaukee College that are training students for careers as automotive […]

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Scholarships Available to Study Manufacturing

November 6, 2014

Illinois Valley Community College is offering seven $1,500 scholarships to those interested in studying for careers as Certified Production Technicians. Various local manufacturers are offering further incentives through signing bonuses to those achieving certification and gaining employment at their organizations. Financial aid is also available. Applications will be reviewed starting Nov 19 and will continue […]

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An Illinois Valley Community College Program Graduate Success Story

August 4, 2014

Matt Dresbach of La Salle, IL was only a recent graduate of the Certified Production Technician (CPT) program when he was quickly hired by American Nickeloid in Peru, IL. While he initially considered other programs of study, he chose this route for the great opportunity. American Nickeloid is one of 14 local manufacturers that helped […]

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