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Prepare for a Career in Advanced Manufacturing!


Nash Community College will hold its next Advanced Manufacturing Institute from February 13- March 24, 2020 (Monday through Thursday, with one Friday class on Friday, February 14) from 6:00 – 10:00 pm.

The Institute is offered in partnership with RAMP East (Regional Advanced Manufacturing Pipeline for Eastern North Carolina) in the Continuing Education & Public Services Building, room 8155.

The partnership is a regional effort to continue to strategically address workforce needs for the advanced manufacturing industries in a 10-county area of Eastern North Carolina. This region is experiencing tremendous growth in the advanced manufacturing sector, and as a result, has specific training needs to address current and future workforce demands.

The Institute at NCC prepares students for advanced manufacturing careers available in eastern North Carolina during a seven-week program including the following courses: Introduction to Manufacturing, Math for Manufacturing, Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt, Problem Solving, Working Smart and OSHA 10-Hour.

Applicants must have an industry-recognized Career Readiness Certificate (Bronze level), which can be earned through the community college. The cost of the Advanced Manufacturing Institute is $196.25 (includes OSHA 10 card) and pre-registration is required. Scholarships are available through NC Works.

For more information, visit or contact Melissa Cahoon at 252.451.8379 or by email at