Skill Up Fast

There are immediate job openings at many levels in nearby industries with great opportunities to join a high-demand field and move up! Whether you're looking to learn a new skill or a new job, Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology offers three short-term programs: Facilities Maintenance Technician, Metal Casting Technology & Production Welding

METAL CASTING TECHNOLOGY
TRAINING IN 3 WEEKS 


Average first-year income $14-$17/HR!

WHAT DO METAL CASTING TECHNICIANS DO?

A metal Casting Technician takes molten liquid metal and pours it into molds to form shapes that are then ground and polished before being finished. They work with all types of metals and different molds to make parts for machines.  

WHAT WILL I LEARN?
  • Importance of Metal Casting in the modern manufacturing industry
  • Properties of metals
  • All about patterns design and making
  • Molding Sand
  • mold making
  • Metal Preparation and Melting
  • How to operate a furnace to melt metal for casting
  • Finishing methods
WHERE WILL I WORK?

One of the many great foundries in and near Lancaster and across the state

 PRODUCTION WELDING
TRAINING IN 5 WEEKS


Average first-year income $12-$16/hr

WHAT DO WELDERS DO? 

 Professional welders work almost everywhere - automotive, aerospace & aviation industries; bridges & bikes; shipyards, shops & skyscrapers - wherever metal needs adhering, a welder is needed.

 WHAT WILL I LEARN? 
  • Importance of welding in the modern manufacturing industry
  • Properties of metals
  • Gas, metal arc (GMAW) and Flux core arc welding (FCAW) techniques
  • Safety and fabrication blueprint reading 
WHERE WILL I WORK?

The Thaddeus Stevens welding training class teaches you skills that can be used worldwide, so almost anywhere you want to go, your welding training can take you there! There are many employers in Lancaster and across Pennsylvania that need skilled welders. 

Facilities Maintenance Technician

Median annual salary for entry-level Facilities Maintenance Technician was $36,630 in 2015. 

Training in 24 Weeks

The Facilities Maintenance Technician is multi-skilled and typical performs building maintenance tasks ranging from basic repairs to operating computerized building automation systems. The Facilities Maintenance Technician possess a variety of trade skills and there is a broad range of opportunities for employment and career advancement. 

This 24 week-technical program also includes a six-week Capstone Project of PAID on-the-job training ($15/hr) at sites in Lancaster City, supervised by a Capstone Instructor. Round trip transportation to work sites will be provided.  

What will I learn? 

Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology FMT Program provides instruction and training in a number of technical training areas:

  • OSHA/Safety & Certification
  • Mathematics; measuring and layout
  • Blueprint Reading
  • Hand tools, portable hand tools, power machinery
  • Masonry: concrete repair, block, and brick repair
  • Carpentry: Interior & exterior wall repair
  • Plumbing systems: rough-ins and fixtures
  • Electrical systems: rough-ins and devices
  • HVAC/R
  • Forklift operations and certification

In addition, completes will earn OSHA and Forklift certifications and College-awarded competency credentials after each three-week trade unit. Completers may also have the opportunity to pursue postsecondary education at Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology. 

WHAT DO I DO NEXT?

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 CAREERLINK

CareerLink participants may also be eligible for scholarships. Enroll in and complete Ready2Work at careerLink. Counselors at CareerLink and Stevens will help you get a job! Call 717.509.5613 or visit www.jobs4lancaster.com