Manufacturing Tech Certification Program

We are not currently accepting applications. Please check back in Fall 2022!

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The Manufacturing Tech Certification Program (Level 1) provides a unique opportunity for those with no prior experience in the manufacturing industry to receive the training needed to step into new careers that offer excellent pay and benefits. 

Training includes basic manufacturing principles and fundamentals of safety as well as soft skills and problem solving. The class is created and led by Lincoln manufacturing employers to provide the skills and confidence necessary for employment. The program also includes:

  • Free childcare
  • Complimentary meals
  • Insight into career opportunities
  • Connections with local manufacturing employers
  • Training to position participants to step into entry-level manufacturing careers
  • Valuable job shadow opportunities
  • $250 stipend upon program completion + application to at least one manufacturing job in the Lincoln area

Program Requirements: In order to receive the certificate of program completion and receive the $250 stipend, participants must:

  • Have basic English skills
  • Be interested in a role in manufacturing
  • Attend all sessions (2.5 hours weekly for 6 weeks)
  • Participate in one job shadow
  • Maintain a positive attitude and professional appearance
  • Apply for a job with at least one local manufacturing company

Coming Soon: Manufacturing Certificate Level 2

This hands-on class will be for individuals who have prior manufacturing experience (or have completed the Level 1 Certificate Program) and want to increase their skills and knowledge of manufacturing. Stay tuned for more details.

Fill out this form to stay updated when classes become available.

Contact Chloe Higgins, LPED's Workforce Development Project Administrator, at or 402-436-2366 for more information.

   Sponsored by:


   Continental ContiTech| Deeter Foundry| Mapes Industries | Teledyne Isco | LI-COR | Morio USA Corporation

Lincoln Manufacturing Council RFP

The purpose of this RFP is to find a partner to develop visual media marketing materials, including videos, a website and other promotional materials. These will be used to recruit class participants, raise awareness of opportunities for both manufacturers and target populations and point class participants to potential career pathways.


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