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JobTrakPA Career Training in Advanced Manufacturing

Gain the Career Skills You Need for Current and Future Jobs

Take advantage of free career training with JobTrakPA at Community College of Philadelphia. This Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College and Career Training (TAACCCT) grant program provides valuable career training, retraining and skills enhancement needed for job opportunities. This training for TAA-eligible, laid-off or dislocated workers or workers needing to add to their current skillset—specializes in high-demand career areas expecting a critical shortage of qualified workers. To meet this growing need, the College is providing training in Advanced Manufacturing.

Successful candidates will have the benefit of:

  • Short-term, career-specific courses
  • Basic skills training
  • Intensive support from a dedicated career coach
  • Workshops for all aspects of employability and workplace competencies
  • Comprehensive support from a dedicated job developer
  • Job placement assistance

About The Advanced Manufacturing Training

This training will provide students with the core skills and hands-on training for current advanced manufacturing jobs. There are 7 different training modules available, and these modules are designed to give students the training they need quickly and conveniently. Each module can be completed in as little as a week to three weeks. A certificate of completion is available to students after successful completion of each module. Students who complete ALL modules are eligible for the Advanced Manufacturing Integrated Systems Technology (AMIST) Level I certification and a certificate of completion.

The AMIST Level 1 training consists of approximately 400 hours of instructor-led and self-directed online learning, as well as hands-on equipment training.

Study modules include:

  • DC-AC Electricity
  • Electrical Wiring
  • Hydraulics 1
  • Introduction to PLCs-Part 1
  • Mechanical Systems 1
  • Motors and Motor Controls 1
  • Pneumatics 1

Program applicants must:*

  • Be registered with CareerLink
  • Be at least 18 years of age
  • Have a high school diploma or GED equivalent
  • Pass a placement test: English or Math at an 8th grade level
  • Consent to a criminal background check
  • Be able to commit to full-time training and employment upon completion
  • Be able to meet physical requirements of employment
  • Complete all required paperwork

*Veterans who meet eligibility criteria will be given priority.

Advanced Manufacturing Careers
Advanced Manufacturing coursework will serve as a foundation for students to move along the path to advanced certification in manufacturing, logistics and energy specialty areas. Examples of these types of occupations are electromechanical and industrial engineering technicians. Other related occupations include, but are not limited to:

  • Production Technicians
  • Industrial Maintenance Technicians
  • CNC Operators
  • Logistics Technicians

Students who successfully complete all 7 modules of this training will receive a certificate of completion and will be eligible for an AMIST Level 1 certificate.

Getting Started

This workforce training grant will be ending. As a result, we are no longer accepting applications for this program.

This workforce solution was funded by a grant awarded by the U.S. Department of Labor under the Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College and Career Training (TAACCCT) program. The solution was created by the grantee and does not necessarily reflect the official position of the U.S. Department of Labor. This program is funded in whole or in part by the U.S. Department of Labor Employment and Training Administration.