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advanced & precision manufacturing

Do you enjoy making and creating things? Are you happiest when you are able to work with and manipulate materials? If so, the following opportunities may be what you are looking for!

Whether you are a student, employed, or currently unemployed, there are a number of available pathways to a rewarding career in manufacturing.

Advanced & Precision Manufacturing

Wages

Job Title Hourly Yearly

Assembler

$16.97 $35,300

Production Supervisor

(includes First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers)

$30.00 $62,400

Process Technician, Quality Assurance Technician

(includes Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers)

$20.10 $41,800

Maintenance Technician

(includes Maintenance Workers, Machinery)

$20.96 $43,600

Welder

(includes Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers)

$17.88 $37,200

 

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  • Short-Term Training (4)
  • Youth (5)
  • Long-Term Training (6)

ACTION, Inc.

Achieving Career Excellence (A.C.E.) program

Targeted to: returning citizens, veterans, seniors, SNAP recipients and individuals recovering from substance abuse.
Skills offered: Comprehensive support and coaching for high-demand career tracks: Manufacturing Technology, Industrial Systems Technology, Welding, Engineering Technology, and Mechatronics.

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Athens Community Career Academy

Advanced Manufacturing & Welding Pathway

Targeted to: Clarke County School District students, grades 10-12.
Skills offered: Hands-on learning, Foundations of Manufacturing and Material Sciences, Robotics and Automated Systems, and Production Enterprises.

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Athens Technical College

Bridge to Success

Targeted to: People ages 16-24, with or without high school diploma, who are not currently employed full-time or enrolled in post-secondary institution.
Skills offered: Comprehensive support and coaching for high-demand career tracks: Precision Machining and Manufacturing, Manufacturing Operations Specialist, Welding Technology, and others. Program also offers certifications and on-the-job training through internships.

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Athens Technical College

Electrical Construction Systems Technology Program

Targeted to: People with high school diploma or GED interested in post-secondary education.
Skills offered: Training in inspection, installation, maintenance, and repair of electrical systems in residential, commercial, and industrial industries.

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Athens Technical College

Engineering Science Technology Program

Targeted to: People with high school diploma or GED interested in post-secondary education.
Skills offered: Engineering technician training.

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Athens Community Career Academy

Engineering Technology Pathway

Targeted to: Clarke County School District students, grades 11-12.
Skills offered: Hands-on learning, CAD Fundamentals, Introduction to Engineering Technology, Mathematical Modeling, and other relevant courses.

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Goodwill

Forklift Training Program

Targeted to: People ages 18+
Skills offered: forklift training and soft skills.

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Get STEMulated Program

Targeted to: Students grades k-12
Skills offered: Science, technology, engineering and math principles.

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Goodwill

Logistics Training Program

Targeted to: People ages 18+
Skills offered: logistics and supply chain training.

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Athens Technical College

ManufactuReady

Targeted to: People who are unemployed or underemployed, ages 18+, and possess HS diploma or GED.
Skills offered: Training in the field of manufacturing and related certifications.

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Athens Technical College

Manufacturing Operations Specialist Program

Targeted to: People with high school diploma or GED interested in post-secondary education.
Skills offered: Training in advanced manufacturing, electricity, industrial systems, machine tool technology, and welding technology.

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Chess & Community

PAWN Accelerator program

Targeted to: Students grades 8-12
Skills offered: Science, technology, engineering, and math- with focus on coding and robotics.

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YMCA

STEAM program

Targeted to: Children ages 5-13
Skills offered: Science, technology, engineering, art and math.

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Athens Technical College

Welding Technology Program

Targeted to: People with high school diploma or GED interested in post-secondary education.
Skills offered: Welding and preparation for qualification tests.

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Workforce Innovators of America

Targeted to: People ages 18+
Skills offered: Welding and soft skills.

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