Advanced ManufacturingBrief Description
This is a new program that is sponsored and managed by the Eastern Connecticut Workforce Investment Board. The curriculum was developed for the Youth Manufacturing Pipeline Initiative (YMPI) consisting of 150 hours of classroom instruction in six core skill areas.
Year Program Started
Grade level that first course in sequence is offered
Academic Design and Delivery
Number of courses required to complete or offered in the program:
Total credits required to complete the program:
National Institute for Metalworking Skills (NIMS), American Welding Society (AWS), Manufacturing Skills Institute (MSI), Electronics Technicians Association (ETA), ANSI, A certificate or certification offered by a third party
Yes - https://www.ewib.org/pipeline
How often program curriculum is reviewed
Stakeholders participating in program review
Education: This may include a high school diploma or equivalent, postsecondary degree or completion of postsecondary level CTE coursework.
Work Experience: This may include completion of a specified number of hours or years of work or apprenticeship experience in the occupational area.
Teacher or CTE Training: This may include completion of professional learning or training required for teachers generally, professional learning or training in the CTE field or in a specific occupational area, mentorship experience, or other pedagogical training.
Opportunities to earn credit articulating to the next level of education
Early college high school programs
How are employability skill standards incorporated into the program?
There is one 20 hour unit dedicated to employability skills divided into "soft skills" and "hard skills", Work ethics, self-motivation vs the skills acquired using tools and processing materials
Yes - Contact EWIB for more information
Work-based learning opportunities/internships
The pre-apprenticeship program is managed by the industry partners of the Eastern Connecticut Investment Board's YMPI program
Student Recruitment and Engagement
Printed materials, Guidance activities
Program data collection
Data is collected by EWIB related to the number of students who complete the required OSHA 10 and Tooling University classes.