Class offerings

Courses include:

Forklift Training

OSHA 10-Hour General Industry Training

OSHA 30-Hour General Industry Training

Six Sigma Yellow Belt Training

Project Management Certification

Manufacturing READY Program for Veterans

Learn how to transfer your military skills and experience to civilian careers in the manufacturing industry. The Tools for Automated Manufacturing for Veterans program teaches participants how to transfer their military skills and experience onto their resume in language that is recognized by the manufacturing industry. The ultimate goal for this program is to prepare participants for careers and connect them with career opportunities in Newton, DeKalb and Rockdale counties. Upon successful completion participants will receive the following certifications and certificates, as well as awareness to skill sets that lead to employment in various manufacturing facilities:

  • Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt
  • OSHA 30-Hour Industrial Safety Certification
  • Forklift Operator Certification
  • Leadership/Management Training
  • Georgia BEST Soft Skills
  • CPR/First Aid/AED

There is no cost to qualified participants. WIOA ELIGIBLE

Taught through the Economic Development Division at Georgia Piedmont Technical College, the Tools for Advanced Manufacturing program is funded through your local WIOA office. The program is geared towards unemployed and underemployed veterans who have little or no manufacturing or logistics experience, but who wish to reenter the workforce with new and in-demand skills. The program fee and all required materials are covered for those who meet eligibility requirements.

Program schedule, location, and cost

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Newton Campus Advanced Manufacturing Center

$3000.00

For more information, please contact:

Dr. Irvin Clark, Vice President, Economic Development

clarki@gptc.edu

(404) 297-9522 ext. 3116

Manufacturing READY Program - General

This is your pathway to a great career in manufacturing.

There are more great careers in manufacturing than there are trained people to fill them. In response to this demand, Georgia Piedmont Technical College has partnered with DeKalb, Newton and Rockdale manufacturing companies to develop the five-week Manufacturing READY Program to prepare you for a career in manufacturing. Upon successful completion participants will receive the following certifications and certificates, as well as awareness to skill sets that lead to employment in various manufacturing facilities:

  • OSHA 10-Hour Industrial Safety Certification
  • Forklift Operator Certification
  • CPR/First Aid/AED
  • Six Sigma White Belt

There is no cost to qualified participants. WIOA ELIGIBLE

Taught through the Economic Development Division at Georgia Piedmont Technical College, the Manufacturing READY program is funded through your local WIOA office.  The program is geared towards unemployed and underemployed individuals who have little or no manufacturing experience, but who wish to reenter the workforce with new and in-demand skills. The program fee and all required materials are covered for those who meet eligibility requirements.

INFORMATION SESSIONS:

Virtual walk-in informational sessions on June 16, 18, 23, and 25 at 5:30 p.m. Speak with GPTC faculty and our industry partners about being employed in this high-demand occupation.
To register for a virtual walk-in session, email us at gometrocorporatecollege@gptc.edu.
You will receive instructions for how to log into the session.

Training Start Date: July 20, 2020

Download the informational flyer for the course beginning July 20, 2020 here.

For more information, please contact:

Dr. Irvin Clark, Vice President, Economic Development

clarki@gptc.edu

(404) 297-9522 ext. 3116

Industrial Maintenance Program

The INDUSTRIAL MAINTENANCE program is an intensive 12-14 week program that prepares individuals for success in the rewarding field of advanced manufacturing. The program is geared toward unemployed and underemployed individuals who have little or no manufacturing experience, but who wish to re-enter the workforce with new and in-demand skills. Participants are introduced to the fundamental concepts and skills required by industrial maintenance technicians in manufacturing. Industrial maintenance technicians combine knowledge of mechanical technology with knowledge of electrical and electronic circuits. The program fee and all required materials are covered for those who meet eligibility requirements.

Upon successful completion participants will receive the following certifications and certificates:

  • OSHA 10-Hour Industrial Safety Certification
  • Forklift Operator Certification
  • CPR/First Aid/AED
  • Six Sigma White Belt

Training Start Date: July 27, 2020

INFORMATION SESSIONS:

Virtual walk-in informational sessions on June 16, 18, 23, and 25 at 5:30 p.m. Speak with GPTC faculty and our industry partners about being employed in this high-demand occupation.
To register for a virtual walk-in session, email us at gometrocorporatecollege@gptc.edu.
You will receive instructions for how to log into the session.

Download the informational flyer for the course beginning July 27, 2020 here.

For more information, please contact:

Dr. Irvin Clark, Vice President, Economic Development

(404) 297-9522 ext. 3116

clarki@gptc.edu