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Apply Now to Skill Up for Manufacturing

Manufacture Your Future

Put your strengths to work and gain the skills needed to move quickly into entry-level manufacturing jobs. Complete the initial application form online to attend *FREE* FIVE-WEEK CLASSES.

Upcoming Courses

March 20–April 28*

Monday–Friday, 3–9 p.m.

**Class will not meet on March 31 and April 7–14
CT State Middlesex at Vinal Technical High School, Middletown

*FREE* to those who successfully complete an assessment and orientation session required after application.
CASH STIPEND for successful completion of training benchmarks.
EARN 250 Pre-apprenticeship Hours.
FAQs, Course Outline, Resources at

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  • Connecticut resident
  • Minimum high school diploma/GED
  • 18 years or older
  • Interested in entry-level manufacturing jobs
  • Open to advancement and potential career growth in manufacturing
  • Computer experience or mechanically inclined
  • Good at math

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These employers and more will recruit from the class for open positions. Incentives offered for paid on-the-job training. Did you know Connecticut has 13,000-plus manufacturing jobs that need to be filled?

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Coordinator: Jean Arnold-Barry, 203-867-4030 x227,

Funded by the Apprenticeship Connecticut Initiative. Equal Opportunity Program. Auxiliary Aids Available Upon Request to Persons with Disabilities. Contact Disability Resource Coordinator Barbara Green at 203-867-4030 x239 or