Trainees Needed for Manufacturing Positions
York County Community College (YCCC) and the Maine Quality Center are pleased to announce an education and training program to prepare Maine residents to interview for various open positions at three area manufacturers; Corning Incorporated, Maine Manufacturing, and Wasco Products. The 320-hour pre-hire training program is funded by a grant for up to $70,000 from the Maine Quality Center. In addition Bank of America has provided a $5000 grant to ensure that the program continues beyond the first two cohorts.
The grant will fund the first two groups of 20 - 25 trainees with who will take classes in Essential Mathematics for Life, Communication, Computer Skills, Blueprint Reading, Safety, Lean Concepts, Team Building, Problem Solving & Decision Making, Leadership Skills and Resume and Interview Skills. Qualified applicants must be Maine residents who have earned a high school diploma or GED, have reliable transportation and be able to attend all training. Qualified applicants will be screened for math and reading prior to acceptance into the program. Individuals with related experience will be given preference. . All training will take place at YCCC’s Wells campus. There is no cost to qualified applicants selected to participate in this program.
Total Hours of Training: 320
Possible Training Times: Days, Nights, and/or weekends
Cost for trainees: FREE- No cost to eligible applicants selected
Group 1: Completed
Group 2 Dates: TBA
For more information about this program or to apply contact your local Maine Career Center or click HERE to download and print an application. Completed applications should be submitted in person to Paulette Millette at YCCC, 112 College Drive, Wells, ME 03906 or emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org or faxed to 207-646-9675.