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Now is the time to start a rewarding career in advanced manufacturing. Through a partnership between the GE Foundation, North Shore Community College, Essex North Shore Agricultural & Technical School, and MassHire North Shore Career Center, you can earn a National Institute for Metalworking Skills (NIMS) certificate in CNC milling free of charge. Demand for skilled workers has never been higher!

Attend a no obligation, online information session

Sign up for a free Info Session to find out how you can get started to train for a new career. Information sessions are held through Zoom. A link to participate will be sent after you sign up.

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Tuesday, July 20th | 9:00am
Tuesday, July 27th | 9:00am
Tuesday, August 3rd | 9:00am

What are your training options?

NSCC will help you train for a career in Advanced Manufacturing. Preparation courses, tuition, fees, and material costs are paid by a GE Foundation grant, so there is no charge to you. You must be at least 18 years old and able to work in the US.

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The HiSET FOR MACHINISTS program is for you!

NSCC's HiSET for Machinists program is designed specifically for students who do not a a high school diploma or equivalent.

If English is not your primary language, ESL FOR MACHINISTS Program is for you!

NSCC's ESL for Machinists program is designed specifically for students who need to develop better language skills to communicate.


NSCC's Foundational Skills program will cover the basics required to enter the manufacturing field.

Free classes start August 2021


Please contact Susan Ryan, sryan@northshore.edu if you would like more information about this training opportunity.

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Funding and Accreditation

North Shore Community College is an accredited public institute of higher education where all are welcome and each is challenged. NSCC is accredited by NECHE, the New England Commission of Higher Education. NSCC’s Advanced Manufacturing Training Expansion Program is funded by a grant from the GE Foundation.