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    Manufacturing Academy Partner Organization


    Manufacturing Academy

    The Manufacturing Academy is an industry-driven program at Catawba Valley Community College.  The Academy was developed by 25 partner companies from across Catawba County.

    It is designed to prepare students for manufacturing positions currently in high demand industry-wide and by many of the the region’s largest employers.

    Students that complete this program will be fast-tracked for open positions with sponsoring companies.

    The course introduces students to the basic concepts of manufacturing and careers with local companies. Program Modules include:

    • Manufacturing Overview (42 Hours)
    • Problem Solving (9 Hours)
    • Math & Measurements (24 Hours)
    • Teamwork & Communication (9 Hours)
    • Safety (12 Hours)
    • Introduction to Lean/Continuous Improvement/TQM/Six Sigma Overview and ISO Certifications (9 Hours)

    Click Here to Find Out More About the Manufacturing Academy

    Interested applicants and/or organizations can contact the Manufacturing Academy directly, at 828-327-7000 ext. 4294

    Workflex Manufacturing

    At the link, please find our just-released Workflex in Manufacturing Guide:  Workflex Manufacturing Guide

    This is great information, as manufacturing has historically been the industry segment that has felt that workplace flexibility has not had a place on their production lines.