Manufacturing Readiness Program


This program was developed with input from local companies and covers a range of topics to provide students with the basic knowledge for employment in the manufacturing industry. Set yourself ahead of others applying for jobs in an industry that is crucial to America's future - the ability to make products in the USA.

The 30-hour course consists of approximately 10 sessions and presents topics such as:

  • Basic hand tools
  • Industry terminology
  • Manufacturing processes
  • Problem solving
  • Team work
  • Quality
  • Lean overview

  • This course will also offer all participants a 10-hour General OSHA certification, and completion certificate, upon successful completion of class.

    All successful participants are quaranteed a job interview with manufacturers.

    Attendance is crucial for success.

    The cost of this program is paid by grant funding. Participants must complete One Workforce Grant Paperwork after registration.
    You may contact Michael Wemmer with additional questions at 616-234-3383 or


  • Must be at least 18 years old
  • Must have a High School Diploma or GED
  • This course is not currently scheduled. Please email us at for information about the next offering or if you are a business looking for customized training.