STUDENTS GRADUATE FROM MANUFACTURING TRAINING PROGRAM
WHAT: Members of the media are invited to a graduation celebration for Skill Up for Manufacturing at Gateway Community College. Skill Up is designed to quickly channel people into entry-level manufacturing jobs by providing the fundamentals that employers need.
WHO: Colin Cooper, Chief Manufacturing Officer, State of Connecticut
Steve Johnson, Business Services Coordinator, Workforce Alliance
William T. Brown, Ph.D., Chief Executive Office, Gateway Community College
WHEN: Friday, July 23 at 3:30 p.m.
WHERE: Gateway Community College, Room S211, 20 Church Street, New Haven, CT 06510. Validated parking for the Temple Street Garage.
DETAILS: Skill Up is a free five-week training program offering hybrid classroom and hands-on training. Students receive a minimum of 175 pre-apprenticeship hours, Six Sigma Certification, OSHA 10 training, job development, and a cash stipend. Skill Up is a program of Workforce Alliance and is funded through the Apprenticeship CT Initiative.