Certificate in Aerospace Manufacturing

South Piedmont Community College
Program Area:
Golden LEAF Opportunities for Work - Aerospace Manufacturing
County of Applicant:

The purpose of this Golden LEAF grant is to assist South Piedmont Community College with implementing the Aerospace and Precision Manufacturing Project developed in partnership with area aerospace manufacturers and local economic and workforce professionals. The proposed program will incorporate modules specific to the aerospace industry culture, and provide technical training in integrated systems technology (IST)/mechatronics, and machining. Funds are to be used to hire a program coordinator with industry experience and to purchase equipment for integrated systems and Programmable Logic Controller training. The college will leverage the grant with an additional $352,500 from Duke Energy and JobsNow funding. Area industry has identified an immediate need for 26 positions with additional growth occurring in future years.

Mr. Stuart WasilowskiPO Box 126Polkton, North Carolina 28135(704) 290-5240
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