Thursday – August 22, 2019
MATC's Advance Wisconsin Manufacturing Programs
Wisconsin's Technical Colleges Participating in U.S. Department of Labor Grant
Wisconsin's technical colleges received a three-year, $14.9 million grant from the U.S. Department of Labor to expand and enhance programs to close the skills gap in advanced manufacturing. The grant is a result of an unprecedented state-wide collaboration between the educational systems that are working with industry groups, workforce development boards and more than 50 businesses.
MATC is creating entry-level, short-term Engine Lathe, Milling and Welding training certificate programs that include: blueprint reading, hands-on applications, and entry-level math. MATC is offering the open-entry, open-exit MathPH to assist students and improve their overall math skills so they can raise their Accuplacer Math Placement test score. The Machine Tooling and Welding programs are designed to assist low-skilled workers gain the necessary skills to succeed in further manufacturing training and/or an entry-level manufacturing career. Participants who successfully complete the program will receive a certificate.
Engine Lathe training program information sheet
Welding training program information sheet
Interested? Complete the form at
and an MATC staff member will contact you.
Learn more about the Advance Wisconsin Manufacturing grant at
The U.S. Department of Labor's Employment and Training Administration has funded 100% of this project equaling $1.4 million. This is an equal opportunity program. Assistive technologies are available upon request and include Voice/TTY (711 or 414-297-8982). These workforce solutions are funded by grants awarded by the U.S. Department of Labor's Employment and Training Administration. The solutions were created by the grantees and do not necessarily reflect the official position of the U.S. Department of Labor. The Department of Labor makes no guarantees, warranties, or assurances of any kind, express or implied, with respect to such information, including any information on linked sites and including, but not limited to, accuracy of the information or its completeness, timeliness, usefulness, adequacy, continued availability, or ownership.