New Century Careers to launch two-year Robotics Technician Apprenticeship Program

June 16, 2021

Pittsburgh, PA – June 16, 2021 — New Century Careers (NCC) will launch a two-year registered apprenticeship program to focus on automation and robotics for the job role robotics technician with a virtual information session on Tuesday, June 22, at 10 a.m. NCC plans to enroll 10 apprentices in the first cohort to start in July.

“As more and more companies in the Pittsburgh region invest and deploy robotics and automation solutions to meet their customers’ demands, the need for highly skilled technicians to operate and maintain these systems is critical to the long-term success of both existing companies and recent start-ups,” stated Neil Ashbaugh, president and CEO of New Century Careers. “Candidates trained to fill these advanced manufacturing positions can secure jobs with significant growth potential,” Ashbaugh added.


Read the full press release here.

NCC agreement with Pittsburgh Public Schools CTE Program featured on LinkedIn

June 14, 2021

Pittsburgh Public Schools partners with NCC to fast-track students toward manufacturing jobs -…
Neil Ashbaugh , president and CEO of New Century Careers, said the idea came after hosting students in the career and technical education program at PPS that he realized received similar training over the course of their high school career to the first elements of the Manufacturing 2000 pre-apprenticeship program.

Pittsburgh Public Schools CTE Program and New Century Careers to Connect Students to Machinist Pre-Apprenticeship Training

June 10, 2021

The Pittsburgh Public Schools (PPS) Career and Technical Education (CTE) program and New Century Careers (NCC) have announced an agreement to support setting criteria to determine eligibility for Advanced Standing in the NCC PA State registered pre-apprenticeship machinist training program, Manufacturing 2000 (M2K).  M2K trainees gain technical skills, earn industry-based credentials, and receive job placement assistance—promoting entry-level job readiness for dozens of open positions with regional manufacturing employers.  Read more.


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