Some industries are in the midst of a worker shortage that is expected to intensify as baby boomers age and the need for skilled workers grows. Wor-Wic Community College, Quality Staffing Services and other local partners are offering several grant funded programs.
NOTE: You may apply for these courses online HOWEVER, you will still have to come to the Salisbury office at 1237 N. Salisbury Blvd to complete the application, show ID and take Production Skills Test!
General Unmanned Aircraft Systems Specialist Training Program
The growth rate for the Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) industry will create new opportunities for training and career advancement. There is a critical shortage of skilled workers to support this growing industry not only on Delmarva, but all across the United States.
Through a partnership with Sentinel Robotic Solutions, UAV Solutions, Quality Staffing Services, and the Lower Shore Workforce Alliance, Wor-Wic Community College is offering an unmanned vehicle training course funded by a Maryland EARN grant.
Next course begins JUNE 2018
Welding Training Program
Introduction to Arc Welding is a 13 week course designed to provide the entry level welder with the skills necessary to secure employment in the welding industry.
Through a partnership with Arcon Welding Services and Quality Staffing Services, Wor-Wic Community College is offering a Maryland Energy Administration funded program.
To Be Eligible for Consideration, Candidate MUST:
- Be age 17 or older
- Have a High School Diploma or GED
- Be able to pass a pre-employment “5-panel” drug screen
- Display hand-arm steadiness
- Display strong near-vision to see details at close range
- Possess good depth perception and manual dexterity
- Be able to stand, stoop, bend, reach, push, pull, sit, kneel, work on the ground and work overhead
- Work in confined spaces
- Be able to work in extremely hot dusty and noisy environments
- Be able to work inside with fumes or outside in direct sunlight
- Be able to lift a least 50 lbs. unassisted
- Be able to adjust controls with precision
- Be able to possess excellent math skills
- Be able to recognize and solve problems
- Be able to work well with others and accept positive, constructive criticism that aids in growth
- Be able to supply and wear safety equipment ( e.g. welding helmet, safety glasses, gloves, hearing protection, steel toe boots, Jacket ( 100% wool, leather or cotton or hybrid of these materials) and 100% cotton long sleeve shirt- ext. cost $250) for up to 7 hours per day.
- Maryland resident (Lower Shore preferred)
- Be job ready
- Have reliable transportation
- Be able to support themselves for the duration of the training
Next Training Classes start:
Start: January 22, 2019
Ends: April 22, 2019
Graduation : April 23, 2019
Start: May 13, 2019
Ends: August 13, 2019
Graduation: August 14, 2019
Carpentry Training Program
Basic Construction Techniques is designed to prepare students with the basic skills required to enter the construction industry.
Experience “hands-on” instruction on proper and safe use of hand and power tools. Focus on basic safety standards for construction. Review basic math & measurement as they relate to construction (mathematical functions, decimal-fraction conversion and basic geometry), reading a tape measure and print reading. Review drawing plans to determine materials and fasteners needed.
New Carpentry Training Course start Fall 2019