Northeast Advanced Manufacturing Consortium (NAMC)
Manufacturing has a legacy in the Northeast of Massachusetts and we seek to advocate for a thriving advanced manufacturing industry. Northeast manufacturers are world-class companies that are an essential part of the state’s innovation economy.
The MassHire Metro North Workforce Board is one of four workforce boards participating in the Northeast Advanced Manufacturing Consortium (NAMC). NAMC is an initiative of Metro North, Greater Lowell, Merrimack Valley, and North Shore workforce boards. NAMC is a partnership among industry, academia, and workforce development experts to promote sustained support for manufacturing in the Northeast of Massachusetts. This coalition of private and public entities leverages funding and develops programming to meet our goals, including outreach to youth and adults and ongoing job training for manufacturing careers.
Center for Manufacturing Technology – WIOA Youth Grant Program
The Center for Manufacturing Technology is offering free training to begin your career in advanced manufacturing. This is an exciting opportunity as the advanced manufacturing sector is experiencing a critical shortage in qualified candidates and Center for Manufacturing Technology has been successful in helping to fill the void for over 10 years.
In program participants must be 18 – 24, not be attending school, and must be eligible to work in the US. Priority will be given to participants living in the Metro North Region including the cities of Cambridge, Chelsea, Revere, Winthrop, Medford, Malden, Everett and Somerville. Interested participants living outside the Metro North area are also strongly encourage to apply.
Training slots available in popular topics in advanced manufacturing at our facility include:
- Math refresher
- Print Reading
- Machine Shop Safety
- Basics of CNC operations
- Soft Skills and Job Readiness
- Preparation for a NIMS Credential
This training is free of charge, to eligible individuals. The eligibility process applies to all applicants under this grant funding.
Please reach out to find out more about this opportunity to firstname.lastname@example.org or click on the link below to fill out an online form.
WIOA REQUEST INFORMATION – Center For Manufacturing Technology (customtrainingcenter.com)