Get ready for your future in a growing and high-demand industry with Foundational and Advanced Manufacturing training at GCC! Join a dynamic and growing industry that provides great opportunities and career stability right here in Western Massachusetts. Full scholarships are available for all participants—so you won’t pay to get trained!
Complete Foundational Manufacturing to gain immediate employment in roles including production worker, assembly technician, or shipping and receiving clerk. If you’re already in the field, complete the Advanced Manufacturing program to pursue a career as a precision machinist, which can pay up to $75,000 annually. Regardless of your path, you’ll receive hands-on support with job placement—nearly 100% of GCC’s manufacturing graduates get job offers within six months of completing their training!
Foundational and Advanced Manufacturing Programs are offered through a partnership between Greenfield Community College, Franklin County Technical School, the Franklin-Hampshire Regional Employment Board and Career Centers, area manufacturing companies and community partners to develop and implement new training programs to meet the growing demand in manufacturing.
Participants in our Manufacturing programs may earn the following industry-recognized credentials:
I had a great time going through Foundational Manufacturing and then the CNC Operator course that followed. Knowledgeable instructors and great admin personnel. 12-weeks well spent!
– Brad K., Shelburne