Free Jobs Skills Training For Southeastern Wisconsin Residents 

RACINE — In partnership with the Southeast Wisconsin Workforce Development Board, Gateway Technical College is offering short-term training programs to equip Southeast Wisconsin residents with the skills and credentials to secure in-demand jobs as Telecom/Cabeling Installer IV. Boot camp training will take place of Gateway Technical College’s SC Johnson iMET Center at 2320 Renaissance Blvd., in Sturtevant beginning Monday, January 29, 2018 and ending Friday, April 20, 2018. Classes run Monday – Friday 7:30am – 4:30pm. The costs will be paid for by a grant from SC Johnson a Family Company.

Southeast Wisconsin residents are also being offered an opportunity to obtain the skills and credentials to secure in-demand jobs as CNC Machine Operator XXVIII. Boot camp training will take place of Gateway Technical College’s SC Johnson iMET Center at 2320 Renaissance Blvd in Sturtevant beginning Monday, January 8, 2018 and ending Friday, April 13, 2018. Classes run Monday – Friday 7:30am – 4:30pm. The boot camp costs for this training will be paid for by a grant from SC Johnson a Family Company.

The programs provide Racine, Kenosha and Walworth County residents the skills needed to secure entry level, in-demand positions. Boot camp classes are block scheduled to represent a full 9-hour work day. Hard skills are taught by Gateway Technical College instructors and the Workplace Excellence Series is utilized for soft skills training.

According to Todd Nienhaus, a representative of the program, “training curriculum is modeled according to what employers are seeking from the labor force”.

These no-cost, 12 – 14 week boot camp provides hands-on training and takes place five days a week in the SC Johnson integrated Manufacturing and Engineering Technology Center (iMET). Graduates receive a Certificate of Completion, college credits, job placement assistance and preparation for careers in manufacturing with wages ranging from an entry level rate ranging from $12 per hour to $20 per hour or more depending on experience.

Training programs are open to Racine, Kenosha and Walworth County residents who are at least 18 years of age. CNC Machine Operator Boot Camp and Telecom/Cabling Boot Camp applications are now available.

For more information, contact: Todd Nienhaus, 262-638-6541, [email protected]

To schedule for a 2-hour information session call (262) 638-6541 to schedule your information session appointment.

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