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DCC Manufacturing Technician Program Grads

Participants in the 17th class of Danville Community College’s Manufacturing Technician Career Studies Certificate Program are shown (left to right: Thomas Trail, Sherman Hammock, Mitchell Schopen, John Hosking, Buggie Adams, Matthew Wilborn, Connor Midkiff, Daryl Hubbard and Tony Hodges. Not pictured is Hugh Wright.

DANVILLE, VA, April 5, 2013 – Another group of students in Danville Community College’s Manufacturing Technician Career Studies Certificate Program recently completed the curriculum and are now on their way to new employment opportunities. The 12-week training program prepares students for employment in various manufacturing jobs requiring advanced technical and operator skills as well as knowledge of advanced manufacturing practices.

The recent program graduates are:

From the City of Danville
Buggie Adams
Tony Hodges
John Hosking
Thomas Trail

From Pittsylvania County
Sherman Hammock, Chatham
Daryl Hubbard, Chatham
Hugh Wright, Chatham

From Halifax County
Conner Midkiff, South Boston
Mitchell Schopen, Halifax
Matthew Wilborn, South Boston

The training program (28 credits) is offered in cooperation with area companies and organizations that are seeking highly skilled workers. Participants develop a strong knowledge of the skills required in manufacturing within a concise and flexible schedule. Don’t miss out on this opportunity. The next class begins soon. All classes are held at the Regional Center for Advanced Technology and Training (RCATT). Funding may be available to assist with tuition.

For more information, contact DCC’s Workforce Services Office at 434.797.6437, or click here.


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