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Get Started as a Job Seeker

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Getting a job with a great future is happening right now in Cabarrus, Rowan, and Iredell Counties through the NC Manufacturing Institute. Manufacturers are interested in interviewing Certified Production Technicians who have the skills and knowledge that they desire, and we invite them to meet every graduating class at the end of the 8-week training program.  People interested in learning more about scholarship-funded training for manufacturing jobs in Rowan, Cabarrus and Iredell counties are encouraged to call 1-866-418-9257 or complete an interest form to receive a callback or email with more information.  You will learn about manufacturing job opportunities, training classes available to earn and become a Certified Production Technician, and scholarships to fund the training and certifications. Participation in the North Carolina Manufacturing Institute is at no charge for qualified job seekers.

Upcoming Classes for 2019


  • Aug. 13 — Dec. 10, 6-9 p.m., Tues. & Thurs., Statesville — Mitchell Community College
  • Sept. 16 — Nov. 8, 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Mon.-Fri., Salisbury — Rowan-Cabarrus Community College
  • Oct 7 – Dec 12, 8:30a.m.-12:30 p.m., Mon – Fri, Statesville – Mitchell Community College


Hear what the first two graduating classes had to say about their experience with the North Carolina Manufacturing Institute. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9mdpkI9gA3U (First Class) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2I0VkUg93Mw (Second Class) DSC_1279

Patrick Goodnight speaking with local employer during the Meet and Greet session.
Patrick Goodnight speaking with local employer during the Meet and Greet session.