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Manufacturing

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

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Upcoming Classes

CNC Technician

Type of Class: in-person
Start Date: January 31, 2023
End Date: March 9, 2023
Class Days: Tuesday, Thursday,
Time:  5-8PM

Southwest Tech will be offering a CNC Technician course for current CNC Operators who’d like to upgrade their skills.This class introduces students to CNC machines that utilize G&M code (EIA-274-D) …

Career Field: Manufacturing
Training Center: Southwest Tech

CNC Wood Router, Intro

Type of Class: in-person
This is a flex class, with ongoing enrollment.
Class Days: Varies,

This class provides detailed safety and operations training on our CNC Wood Router. Students will learn how to operate the router and CAM software using VCarve Pro. This design and …

Career Field: Manufacturing
Training Center: Hannaford Career Center

Glowforge Laser Cutter – Intro

Type of Class: in-person
This is a flex class, with ongoing enrollment.
Class Days: Varies,
Time:  Two evenings from 4:30-7:00PM

By attending the in-person workshop, you will learn all about how laser cutters and engravers work, basic laser cutter anatomy, how to operate the Glowforge laser cutter hardware and software, …

Career Field: Manufacturing
Training Center: Hannaford Career Center

OSHA-10

Type of Class: online
This is a flex class, with ongoing enrollment.
Class Days: Varies,

Learn safe work practices and earn your Department of Labor OSHA-10 Construction or General Industry card.  Perfect for anyone in a construction or manufacturing job, our online course can be …

Career Field: Manufacturing
Training Center: North Country Career Center

OSHA-10 Construction

Type of Class: online
This is a flex class, with ongoing enrollment.
Class Days: Varies,

Students will learn safe work practices and earn their OSHA-10 Construction industry cards. Fully online, asynchronous format allows students to log in any time of the day or night. This …

Career Field: Manufacturing
Training Center: St. Johnsbury Academy Adult Education

OSHA-30

Type of Class: online
This is a flex class, with ongoing enrollment.
Class Days: Varies,

This 30-hour course provides extended safety training for managers and jobsite supervisors.  Successful completers of the course will earn the Department of Labor OSHA-30 Construction or General Industry card.  This …

Career Field: Manufacturing
Training Center: North Country Career Center

Welding – Basic

Type of Class: in-person
Start Date: February 28, 2023
End Date: March 23, 2023
Class Days: Tuesday, Thursday,
Time:  5-8

Class Begins:  February 28, 2023     Class Ends:     March 23, 2023 Class Meets:  Tuesdays and Thursdays – 5:00 – 8:00pm at the HACTC/Industrial Mechanics and Welding Shop  Total …

Career Field: Manufacturing
Training Center: Hartford Area Career and Technology Center