As the manufacturing industry continues to grow, local businesses are teaming up to offer this free training opportunity designed to quickly grow the workforce. Get the skills and knowledge that you need for employment in manufacturing with the support you need to be successful, all without having to quit your current job.
The number of manufacturing industry jobs in central Wisconsin is 169% above the National average, making it the top growing industry in central Wisconsin.
There are 30,427 current jobs in manufacturing in central Wisconsin.
Currently, over 26% of those employed in the industry are 55 or older, which accounts for 7,936 workers. This means that there will be even more openings and opportunities in the future as these people retire.
First, you will complete our Manufacturing Essentials class. This online, self-paced class gives you the basic terminology and concepts needed to be successful as a new employee in the world of manufacturing.
You must complete this course within 30 days. Completing this course prepares you for the Manufacturing Skills Workshop.
Attend our in-person multi-day workshop which gives you the hands-on skills that you need for employment in area businesses such as: using measuring tools, using hand tools, analyzing blueprints, building and assembling products, safe work practices, and problem solving. This workshop will be built around your schedule.
Completing the Manufacturing Essentials online class and Manufacturing Skills in-person workshop guarantees you a job interview with area manufacturing companies that are committed to growing their workforce.
If your interview leads to a job, you will receive a $500 bonus within the first three months of employment.
Remember, it’s free. Just sign up to get started with our manufacturing readiness program, and you’ll be on your way to a career in manufacturing.