Sept 17 marks start of new machine operator course
Richland College Garland Campus will offer its next Machine Operator program training starting Sept. 17. This 12-week program was developed to equip students with manufacturing-related skill sets for entry-level jobs. The course consists of 10 weeks of classroom instruction and a two-week, unpaid internship. Subjects include:
• Shop math
• Blueprint reading
• Machine shop lab using lathes, mills, grinders, and measuring devices
• Shop safety
• Forklift training and certification
Potential students for the Machine Operator program must be at least 18-21 years of age, have a high school diploma or GED, and be willing to work in a manufacturing setting.
For additional information, call Ron Bowman, Corporate & Workforce Development Liaison at 214-360-1201.