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Machinist Training Program

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Pittsburgh

Latrobe (Eastern Westmoreland CTC)

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Before starting the M2K program, Hunter studied Mechatronics Engineering at Kennesaw State University in Georgia. After two years, he left school.  Hunter remembered M2K from high school. He was on the BotsIQ team at the Pittsburgh Science and Technology Academy and was introduced to the program there…

 

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Connectivity and career pathways were themes of NCC’s NAW webinar

New Century Careers marked the U.S. Department of Labor’s National Apprenticeship Week November 15-21 hosting a webinar on November 17 entitled “Apprenticeship Advantages for Individuals and Employers: A Conversation with Industry Leaders.” Webinar discussants were John Tkach, executive director, Keystone Development Partnership; Mara Peduto, consultant, Workforce Development, Catalyst Connection; and Neil Ashbaugh, NCC president and CEO. Stephen Catt, Ed.D., president, Workforce K2Gray, was the moderator.

Connectivity and pathways were common themes. The panel members collaborate on a number of programs and described how each of their organizations connect individuals — from high school through employment — to training completion often in months not years.

Each stressed the accessibility and affordability of apprenticeships – some tuition free — with abundant local resources to promote success for those in search of stable, fulfilling jobs with advancement potential and opportunity to earn coveted industry credentials employers seek.

Panelists said programs are developed through extensive employer listening sessions, plant visits and industry standard adherence, matching current workforce needs.  Within program parameters are options for some customization as well.  Seven regional group sponsorships bring together  companies unable to establish their own apprenticeships. Panelists also pointed out that non-traditional apprenticeships link professionals such as accountants, engineers and others to those positions within the manufacturing sector.

To access the full one-hour webinar, click here.

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New Century Careers promotes manufacturing career advancement during National Apprenticeship Week Nov. 15-21

Pittsburgh, PA – Nov. 15, 2021 — New Century Careers is celebrating National Apprenticeship Week November 15-21, recruiting candidates for its new registered robotics technician apprenticeship as well as hosting a webinar to showcase the impact apprenticeships have on building the region’s workforce and to promote this option for career advancement the evolving maker industry.

Read the full press release here.

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Learn how a former trainee found new hope and a rewarding career thanks to New Century Careers and SNAP E&T.