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Gateway Offers Manufacturing Skill Standards Certified Training and Testing

The Workforce Solutions Division of Gateway Community & Technical College is offering a three-hour college credit course leading to a certificate as a Manufacturing Skills Standards Council (MSSC) Certified Production Technician.

The course teaches skills recognized by employers, and the certificate demonstrates to employers that the holder is knowledgeable in safety, quality practices and management, manufacturing processes and production, and maintenance awareness.

Gateway is offering two sections of the course this fall. The course combines a mixture of classroom and web-based learning. All classes will take place at the Center for Advanced

Manufacturing in Room B107G at the colleges Boone Campus, 500 Technology Way, Florence.

The first class is full; however, we have some spots left in the second class, said Barry Wilhite, Gateway workforce development liaison. People who are interested should register right away.

The available class meets Mondays and Wednesdays from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. beginning Sept. 10 and ending Nov. 26.

Funding may be available to offset the cost. For information, contact Wilhite, 859-442-1145,