JAMESTOWN – A graduation ceremony was held last week for nine students that completed the Jamestown Community College’s Maintenance Technician program.
The students completed 292 hours of classroom learning and hands-on training. Two hundred and twelve dedicated to hands-on instruction, giving students the opportunity to complete learning modules and job relevant expertise.
Classroom learning focuses on manufacturing, mechanical, electrical, and automation skills. Students also have the opportunity to work with local businesses.
Grant Umberger, Director of Workforce Development at JCC states that this program is to train individuals and give the much needed skills for the workforce.
“Through this program, JCC has the ability to provide state of the art training to address the current and future advanced manufacturing employment needs and the ability to upskill incumbent workers,” stated Umberger
The Workforce Development at Jamestown Community College bridges the needs of employers, the community, and individuals by providing learning opportunities to succeed personally and professionally.
The nine 2021 graduates included students ranging from all around the area. For more information on courses and customized training opportunities through Workforce Development at JCC, visit sunyjcc.edu/workforce.