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!
Introduction to CNC Programming
Future date to be determined.
Computer Numeric Control (CNC) is the automation of machine tools that are operated by precisely programmed commands encoded on a storage medium. More and more industries are turning to such machines causing the demand for those trained in CNC operation and programming to skyrocket.
M4Reactor, Wor-Wic Community College and Quality Staffing Services, with funding provided by the United States Department of Agriculture, have formed a partnership to offer this 2 week course.
For more information about M4Reactor, visit them online at http://M4Reactor.org.
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 October 2017.
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.
Next class will begin in October 2017. DEADLINE for applications will be September
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.
Classes will begin on September 7th, 2017
Every Thursday: 5:30 pm to 8:45 pm
(13 sessions) Exam: December 14, 2017