Fundamentals of Manufacturing



This program prepares trainees for advanced job training programs, such as the CNC and Welding Fast Track programs, or for entry level employment in manufacturing or construction. 

The curriculum stresses baseline skills in shop math, print reading and precision metrology. The Fundamentals of Manufacturing Program is for learners with initial test scores between 5th and 8th grade in math and reading.

This program is for unemployed adults and low-income job seekers.


11 weeks | 190 hours


Monday–Thursday, 9:30am–1:00pm


Free for unemployed adults and disadvantaged job seekers

Classes run on an open enrollment schedule.

Anyone enrolled in our programs has FREE access to financial coaching and public benefits screening.

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Program information may be made available in languages other than English.  Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication to obtain program information (e.g., Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language), should contact the agency (state or local) where they applied for benefits. Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339.
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1.       mail:
Food and Nutrition Service, USDA
1320 Braddock Place, Room 334
Alexandria, VA 22314; or
2.       fax:
(833) 256-1665 or (202) 690-7442; or
3.       email:

This institution is an equal opportunity provider.