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Manufacturing employees 1 in 10 Vermonters, with opportunities are spread throughout the state, from 2000+ employee companies to 2-5 person shops. Products made here range from food and beverages to plastics, fine wood furniture to jet engines and fuel pumps. While some manufacturing industries are in decline, others are seeing significant growth.

Types of Classes Offered

  • Advanced Manufacturing
  • Computer Aided Design & Engineering
  • Industrial Maintenance and Repair
  • CNC Programing and Advanced Manufacturing
  • Forklift Certification
  • Welding
  • Woodworking
  • Additional courses may be available by request

Our Training Centers with Programs and Certifications in Manufacturing:

Welders: $19.67/hr
CNC Machine Operators: $34.07/hr
Cabinetmakers and Bench carpenters: $17.42/hr

Upcoming Classes

CNC Technician

Type of Class: in-person
Start Date: May 4, 2021
End Date: June 3, 2021
Class Days: Tuesday, Thursday,
Time:  5-8PM

Southwest Tech (formerly the Career Development Center) will be offering a CNC Technician course for current CNC Operators who’d like to upgrade their skills. Topics include: Writing basic programs for …

Career Field: Manufacturing
Training Center: Southwest Tech