AUBURN — Central Maine Community College (CMCC) is excited to announce the launch of a new Manufacturing Technology short-term training program, in partnership with General Dynamics Bath Iron Works. This innovative program aims to provide students with essential skills and hands-on experience, preparing them for rewarding careers in the manufacturing industry.

Program Details:

  •  Duration: 3 weeks
  •  Schedule: 40 hours per week, for a total of 120 hours
  •  Incentive: Students will receive a $500 attendance incentive each week
  •  Cost: 100% free

No previous experience is necessary to enroll in the program. The training curriculum covers a comprehensive range of topics, including:

  •  Technical math
  •  Hand & power tool operation & safety
  •  Operation of air tools
  •  Oxy cutting
  •  Track welding
  •  Basic layout
  •  Material Handling
  •  Drilling & fastening
  •  And other essential manufacturing skills

This program is designed to be a gateway to a high-wage career with excellent benefits. Upon successful completion of the training, qualified students will have the opportunity to interview with General Dynamics Bath Iron Works, a leader in the manufacturing industry. Those interested should contact Kerry Fitzgerald, Student Navigator, at, or 207-755-5229.

Quote From Dean of Workforce Development: “We are thrilled to offer this new short-term training program in Manufacturing Technology in partnership with General Dynamics Bath Iron Works. Our goal is to provide accessible, high-quality training that not only equips students with valuable skills but also offers immediate financial incentives and career opportunities. This program exemplifies our commitment to fostering economic growth and providing pathways to success for Mainers,” said Dwayne Conway, Dean of Workforce Development at Central Maine Community College.

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