Manufacturing Pre-Apprenticeship Certificate

Dates: TBA

Classes held at Penn United Technologies, Inc.

Designed to develop entry-level skills that enable graduates to start a career in manufacturing. Careers include Machine Operators, Machinist Apprentices, Quality Apprentices, CNC Apprentices, Assemblers, Maintenance, Press Operators, etc.

This certificate is grant funded and free to students! See Cost below for more.

Students will have the opportunity to earn 2 NIMS and 3 NTMA credentials. This certificate is stackable into BC3's Basic Manufacturing Workplace Certificate. 

In addition to the dates and times above, students will study these specific topics:

  • OSHA 10
  • Employability Skills

manufacturing pre-appreniticeship certificate


  • Basic shop safety
  • Basic blueprint reading
  • Hand and electronic measuring instruments
  • Quality processes and procedures
  • Manufacturing processes
  • Basic shop equipment operation
  • Introduction to CNC concepts
  • Industrial fork truck certification


This program is grant-funded by the Tri-County Workforce Investment Board - it is FREE to students who meet the requirements. Class materials are covered as well as an opportunity to earn 2 NIMS and 3 NTMA credentials.


  • Successful completion of a drug screening
  • Certified background check
  • Vocational screening assessment
  • High School Diploma or Equivalency



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Or call 724-287-8711, ext. 8171 for more information.