Moraine Park is combating the skilled worker shortage by launching manufacturing skills academies in a series of 15-week boot camps. A consortium of partnering businesses including Amerequip Corporation, Gauthier Biomedical, John Crane, Mid-States Aluminum Corporation, Kondex, Mayville Engineering Company Inc. (MEC), and Signicast, through the use of a Wisconsin Fast Forward grant, are providing this unique training opportunity to potential candidates. Participants will gain entry-level skills in this exciting and growing field, while allowing them to earn credits toward a degree. In addition to skill development, the program includes a paid internship and a $500 student stipend to assist with expenses. The boot camp will provide essential skills to last a lifetime. Fill out the form to the right to get signed up to learn more and get started!
Skills developed will provide experience in:
- Machining center setup
- Turning center setup
- Calculations of speeds and feeds for tool and material
- Identifying basic programming of numerical controls
- Examining drawing formats through the reading of prints
CNC Machinist Program Courses and Academic Credits
|Mold and Die Print Reading||2|
|Occupational Math 1||2|
|Team Building and Problem Solving||3|
|CNC Machining Center Operation||2|
|Turning Center Operation||2|
There is no charge for tuition. However, a $30 program admission fee is required upon admittance into the boot camp.
Funding resources available for those who qualify from:
- Local job centers
- WIOA-Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act
- W2-Wisconsin Works Program
- TAA-Trade Adjustment Assistance Program
- DVR-Division of Vocational Rehabilitation
- FSET-FoodShare Employment & Training
Boot Camp Criteria
Basic requirements include: TABE testing scores in reading and math at a minimum of Level 10, Mechanical Aptitude testing and employer interviews and screenings.
Information and Testing Sessions
Individuals interested in participating are required to attend an information and testing session.
We are committed to providing opportunities and equal access to students with disabilities. Click here for more information.
Our next boot camp is tentatively scheduled for Spring 2018. Call to get your name on our mailing list so you don’t miss this great career opportunity. Seats are limited.