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Public Meetings for Lean Manufacturing Program

Post Date:05/21/2018 12:29 PM

Dorchester County residents who were unable to attend the public meeting on Saturday, June 2nd will have two additional opportunities to attend a public information meeting and learn more about the lean manufacturing program.

Dorchester County is implementing the program in support of existing industries to fill the labor pipeline with qualified applicants who lack manufacturing experience. The certificate serves as the equivalent of one year of manufacturing experience. This unique training will equip one hundred Dorchester County residents who have never worked in industry with a basic, entry-level understanding of the manufacturing process.

Public Information Meetings

Dorchester County residents who are interested in enrolling in the program must attend one of three drop-in meetings. Two meetings have already been held. The first meeting was held on Saturday, June 2nd at Summerville High School and the 2nd meeting was held on Saturday, June 23rd at Ashley Ridge High School.

One additional meeting will be held on June 30th at Woodland High School. Registration is required.

Dorchester County residents who would like to attend the June 30th meeting at Woodland High School should use this link to register: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/woodland-high-school-lean-manufacturing-certification-informational-meeting-tickets-45945435033

Residents who do not have access to a computer may register in-person (for the June 30th meeting) at the Dorchester County QuickJobs Training Center located at 5164 E. Jim Bilton Blvd. in St. George, from 5: 00 PM -7:00 PM on Monday, June 18th, and Tuesday, June 19th. A representative from Dorchester County Adult Education will also be available to assist residents with registering for work keys testing and to provide information on how to obtain a GED.

Classes will begin on Monday, July 16th and run through Tuesday, August 9th at the Trident Technical College Main Campus in North Charleston and the Dorchester County QuickJobs Training Center in St. George.

Request Additional Information

For more information on the public meetings and/or the Lean Manufacturing Certificate Program please contact Dorchester County Economic Development at (843) 875-9109.