Industrial Maintenance Pre-Apprenticeship Training Program
Do you like working with your hands and want to gain the skills to start a career in an in-demand field?
Industrial Maintenance - electro/mechanical training - may be for you.
NEW START DATE! The next training will start September 19, 2022.
Workers trained in industrial maintenance - electrical-mechanical manufacturing maintenance - are in high demand, and Bucks County Community College has partnered with local employers to fill numerous positions. Average starting salaries are $20/hour + benefits. Typical job titles: Industrial Maintenance Mechanic, Maintenance/Mechanic Apprentice, Maintenance Assistant.
Take your next step with 12 weeks of free* training and a job placement rate of over 90%! This program was recognized as a pre-apprenticeship program in 2019 by the Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry.
Next Training Starts September 19, 2022.
Call or email today to register for an information session or find out more - firstname.lastname@example.org or 267-685-4884.
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“I never thought I could go back to school and get an adequate job but thanks to this course and your continued support, it became a reality. I cannot express my gratitude enough!” Andrew, Industrial Maintenance graduate
The Pre-Apprentice Industrial Maintenance Training Program includes theory and hands-on skills training and introduces participants to the fundamental concepts and skills required by electro-mechanical technicians in manufacturing and a variety of industries. Electro-mechanical technicians combine knowledge of mechanical technology with knowledge of electrical and electronic circuits.
Learn from industry experts with extensive experience in the field as they instruct curriculum that includes Safety, Basic Electricity (AC/DC Circuits), Electrical Fabrication, Mechanical Fabrication, Hydraulic & Pneumatic Basics and Troubleshooting, Electric Relay Control Concepts and Applied Practice, Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs), Shop Math, Measurement, and Blueprint Reading. Students earn OSHA10 & Forklift Safety certifications.
Earn eight stackable credentials in 12 weeks to prepare for entry-level positions in manufacturing. Get ready for a new career, with in-demand skills for good-paying jobs.
In addition to free training and a valuable certification, earn 12 college credits in 12 weeks toward an associate's degree to prepare for entry-level positions in manufacturing.
*Training is FREE for individuals who meet eligibility requirements. One-on-one job placement assistance is given to those that complete the program; 90% job placement rate.
- 12 Weeks in-person, hands-on training
- Monday - Thursday and some Fridays
- 8:30 am-3:00 pm; occasional Fridays 8:30 am-12:00 pm
- Attend company tours
- FREE for Bucks county residents who meet the eligibility requirements
- Training for entry-level jobs in high demand
- One-on-one job placement
- 90% job placement rate
- Veterans strongly encouraged to apply
- Earn 12 college credits in 12 weeks towards an associate’s degree to prepare for entry-level positions in manufacturing
Requirements for the program:
- Must be a U.S. Citizen/possess a Green Card
- Must have high school diploma or GED
- Must be 18 years of age or older
- Must pass a drug screening, background screen (determined on a case-by-case basis), electro-mechanical aptitude test, and physical test
- Reliable transportation
- Must be ready to work in Industrial Maintenance
- Must be a Bucks County resident
Funded by the County of Bucks
Training at the new Center for Advanced Technologies, 1302 Veterans Highway, Bristol, PA.
This is a great opportunity to up-skill for your future and create the lifestyle you want!