Industrial Maintenance Pre-Apprenticeship Training Program
Would you like to kick-start your career or transition into a new one for free?
Industrial Maintenance - electro/mechanical skilled technical training - could be your fresh start!
Train for high-demand, high-skill jobs with a good salary in Industrial Maintenance to fix and maintain equipment in manufacturing and a variety of industries. Take your next step with 12 weeks of free* training, no debt, and a job placement rate of over 90%!
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 salary $17-$20/hour + benefits. Typical job titles: Industrial Maintenance Mechanic, Maintenance/Mechanic Apprentice, Maintenance Assistant.
Bucks' program was recognized as a pre-apprenticeship program in 2019 by the Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry.
Next Training Starts May 24, 2021.
Attend an information session to find out more.
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“I’m so excited to start working in this field and start a new chapter in my life that allows me to be financially independent….” Kate K., 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.
Topics include Safety, Shop Math, Measurement, Blueprint Reading, Basic Electricity (AC/DC Circuits), Electrical Fabrication, Mechanical Fabrication, Hydraulic & Pneumatic Basics and Troubleshooting, Electric Relay Control Concepts and Applied Practice, and Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs). 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.
*Training is FREE for individuals who meet eligibility requirements. One-on-one job placement assistance is given to those that complete the program; over a 90% job placement rate.
- 12 Weeks, Monday-Friday
- Hybrid schedule - hands-on and online
- Attend company tours
- FREE for Bucks county residents who meet the eligibility requirements
- Training for entry-level jobs in high demand
- One-on-one recruiter - high job placement rates!
- Veterans strongly encouraged to apply
Requirements for the program:
- Must be a U.S. Citizen/possess a Green Card
- 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
- Home internet access
- Must be a Bucks County resident
Funded by the County of Bucks
This training has a hybrid schedule of in-person and remote instruction. Hands-on, in-person training will be at the Bucks County Public Safety Training Center, 1760 South Easton Road, Doylestown, PA.
This is a great opportunity to up-skill for your future and create the lifestyle you want!