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Anyone interested in Roane State Community College’s nationally recognized Advanced Materials Training and Education Center — a no-cost, high-tech training program for those who are unemployed or underemployed — is invited to an upcoming informational meeting at the college’s Roane County campus.
The meeting will be held Tuesday, Jan. 22, from 6 to 7 p.m. in Room O-101 in the O’Brien Humanities Building.
Call (865) 481-5436 to reserve a seat.
Visitors will learn about the AMTEC program, the process for admission and possible career opportunities available after completing AMTEC training.
The training available through AMTEC is offered at no cost thanks to grant funding.
The program takes approximately 14 weeks to complete, and participants are trained to work as manufacturing technicians.
Courses include OSHA safety certification, computer skills, basic lean manufacturing, basic machining and measuring, basic plumbing and basic computer-aided drafting and design.
AMTEC participants also receive specialized instruction in composites and solar energy technologies.
The training program is valued at $4,000-$5,000.
The program prepares trainees to work for a variety of companies and in a wide range of entry-level jobs.
The AMTEC program is funded by a grant from the U.S. Department of Labor.
Call (865) 481-5436 to make a reservation for the meeting. Visit www.roanestate.edu/amtec for more information about the program or to apply.