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Orientation for Greater West Town’s No Cost Skills Training Programs

November 21 @ 8:45 am - 10:45 am

|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 8:45am on Wednesday, repeating until December 19, 2018

Free

Short-term, no-nonsense, technical, hands-on training at no cost for eligible low-income applicants.  Both programs include job placement services, transportation assistance, and have a supportive learning environment.  Come for a tour, question and answer session, and see the amazing value of this learning opportunity for awesome careers in:

1) Wood Products Manufacturing

In only 15 weeks, learn the skills needed for rewarding entry-level positions in cabinetmaking, furniture making, exhibit building, and the wood products industry.  Entry salaries range from $12 – $16 per hour, growing to $17 – $40 per hour with years of on-the-job experience.  Fast track through training to careers as skilled cabinetmaker apprentice, bench carpenter, machine operator, CNC operator, assembler, furniture fabricator, or solid surface counter fabricator.  Study CNC operation, print reading, precision measuring, and cabinetmaking techniques.  M-F, 8 – 2:30.

2) Shipping & Receiving Training

Students in this 12-week program learn inventory control, RF scanners, computerized warehouse management, OSHA safety, and fork lifting skills.  Entry salaries range from $11 – $15 per hour for positions as shipping and receiving clerk, forklift operator, warehouse associate, material handler, order picker, and dock worker.  Every manufacturer, warehousing company, and distributor needs reliable employees with these logistical skills!  M-F, 8:30 – 3:30.

 Call TODAY to reserve a seat in orientation: 312-563-9570.

Details

Date:
November 21
Time:
8:45 am - 10:45 am
Cost:
Free
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Organizer

Greater West Town Training Partnership
Phone:
312-563-9570
Email:
training@gwtp.edu
Website:
www.gwtp.edu

Venue

500 N. Sacramento Boulevard, Chicago, IL 60612
500 N. Sacramento Boulevard
Chicago, IL 60612 United States
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Phone:
312-563-9570
Website:
www.gwtp.edu