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Manufacturing as a Career - Skill Group Pathway


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Full program description


When thinking about possible career paths, you might want to seriously consider a career in manufacture. Workforce needs in manufacturing are projected to grow, and manufacturing jobs offer competitive salaries, benefits, and opportunities for growth. This course introduces you to manufacturing as a career and discusses the credentials and competencies needed to work in manufacturing.

By the end of this course, you will be able to

  • Understand that manufacturing jobs are on the rise in the U.S.
  • List the benefits of a career in manufacturing
  • List the production components and teams of people required to manufacture products
  • Describe the skills necessary for success in a manufacturing job
  • Describe how you can distinguish yourself from other job candidates
  • List the twelve major subindustries of manufacturing
  • List some resources that can help you navigate planning for a manufacturing career

Estimated completion time (hours): 4.3