mtrice 2 years, 9 months ago on Albany Tech, Southern Polytech ink agreement

Yes. Great observation. This program was designed in consultation with area manufacturers. During that consultation, we listened to what our companies had to say and designed a program that is specifically targeted to individuals who are already employed but who need skills to assist them in taking the next step. I.E. someone who's been identified has having the necessary floor skills (as you say) but may lack training that would better prepare them to move into supervisory positions at a later date. While we had this in mind with the creation of the program, it does not preclude someone without manufacturing experience entering the program and taking advantage of the content in order to seek a job in the manufacturing arena. Take a look at the curriculum when you have a moment and encourage folks to take advantage: