MAP's Job Ready Program Graduates
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12 week program
This entry-level manufacturing training is a 3 month program where students will
learn basic workplace skills related to careers in manufacturing, including mathematics,
reading with understanding, writing clearly and concisely, OSHA and job safety, and
exposure to relevant technology. Training includes onsite tours with manufacturers.
Manufacturing trainees who successfully complete the program will receive an industry-recognized
certificate issued jointly by the Community College of Philadelphia and the Manufacturing
Alliance of Philadelphia (MAP) and a National Career Readiness Certificate endorsed
by the National Association of Manufacturers.
- Full scale size and type of manufacturing and automation
- Instructor led by technicians and engineers who have worked in industry
- International Standard Organization and Good Manufacturing Practices Training
Objective of Training:
- Learn skills required for entry-level manufacturing
- Prove that they possess a work ethic through consistent performance and evaluation
- Receive an industry-recognized certificate issued jointly by the Community College
of Philadelphia, Manufacturing Alliance of Philadelphia (MAP) and a National Career
Readiness Certificate endorsed by the National Association of Manufacturers
Course Subjects and Rigors:
- Individual assessment of skill levels in reading, math, writing, listening, team
work, interpersonal skills and other abilities allowing instructors to build an individual
program of achievement.
- Site Visits and Workplace Interactions
- English Skills, Business Communication, Understanding Directions
- Math Basic Skills
- Shop- Math
- Blue Print Reading
- Computer Skills
Foundational skills: locating and using resources, applying mathematical
concepts and operations; reading with understanding, writing clearly and concisely;
listening with understanding; observing critically; and exposure to relevant technology,
interpersonal relations, self-management strategies, teamwork, problem-solving, and decision-making.
Basic Workplace Knowledge: Health and Safety; Process and Product/Service; Quality
Consciousness and organizational Structure and Culture.
Formal Assessment: Students will take the WorkKeys assessment, which evaluates
skills related specifically to manufacturing. Students also receive instructor assessments on their behavior, interpersonal skills, team work, etc.
Finally, students will successfully complete interviews by a board of volunteer
manufacturers as part of MAP's certification process.
Contact the MAP Employment and Training Specialist