You like to work with your hands. You are creative. You tried college and it’s not for you.  You are unemployed, underemployed or have employment barriers. 

It’s a great time to consider manufacturing training.

Every object a consumer uses has a blueprint to produce products in cutting edge fields of technology, healthcare, robotics, video gaming, aerospace, and more.

Manufacturing is not just a job, it’s a career.  Good quality, family wage job openings are in high demand right in this region.

There is a critical shortage of qualified manufacturing employees in Southwestern Pennsylvania, and you may be the perfect person to fill that void.

Companies in the region need skilled employees who have a strong work ethic. They are looking for machinists who can operate manual and CNC lathes, mills and grinders, as well as read blueprints, perform technical math and precision measuring. They want individuals who are knowledgeable about workplace health and safety practices.

In addition to tuition-free entry level training, New Century Careers is committed to improving the livelihood of individuals through apprenticeships and credentialing for important transferable certifications employers seek for career advancement, and often will pay for.

Job placement and lifetime career assistance is also a benefit of NCC training.

Explore the continuum of training options at New Century Careers.


Did you know. . .

•  Average starting wage for NCC’s Manufacturing 2000 graduate is $15 per hour, with overtime potential.

•  Average annual wage for a machinist in Pennsylvania is $40,350.

•  Pennsylvania manufacturers account for 11.89% of the total state output and 9.47% of the workforce.

•  Total Pennsylvania output from manufacturing was $93.75 billion in 2018.

•  There were an average of 569,000 manufacturing employees in Pennsylvania in 2018, with an average annual compensation of $73,730.71 in 2017.

Sources: PA Department of Labor & Industry, 2016, National Association of Manufacturers/PA, U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis, and the U.S. Census Bureau Helpful charts: Pennsylvania Manufacturers

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