Jumpstart your career in manufacturing

90 hours of intensive training over 5 instructional weeks, and you may qualify for a reduced tuition cost!

Learn advanced manufacturing

Our curriculum covers advanced manufacturing, processes, and support systems.

Safety and forklift training

You'll get OSHA-compliant safety training and 6 hours of in-person forklift training.

Financial assistance just for you

Make sure to check with us about financial assistance – you may qualify!

Getting started

Do you have a high school diploma or equivalent? And, are you ready to work? Great!

You may still need to take an assessment test or meet a few other simple requirements; if so, we'll guide you through when we schedule your orientation into the program.

What you'll learn

In this program you'll learn OSHA-10 safety practices in our online courses, forklift operation, and everything about advanced manufacturing. Additive, subtractive, forming, and joining processes will become second nature. You'll understand surface finishing, manufacturing support systems, and even working with soft products like textiles.

When all is said and done, you'll have the skills for entry-level work in manufacturing and a CAJ certificate of completion.

Space is limited

Don't wait to sign up, get your orientation scheduled now! Space in the program is limited and available financial aid won't last.

While the bulk of the training is online, forklift instruction takes place in person; strictly following CDC guidelines so you know it's safe.

If you've been thinking about starting a rewarding career in manufacturing, this is the time!

Schedule Orientation

As a team of like-minded organizations, we're making sure that everyone has access to the skills and training they need to start a rewarding career in manufacturing.

Charles A. Jones Career & Education Center

The Charles A. Jones Career & Education Center provides career training in areas identified by our community partners as having the highest employment opportunities.


SVMI is committed to working with educators and industry partners to proactively develop vocational, educational and workforce initiatives and programs for our region’s students and workforce.

Sacramento Employment & Training Agency

SETA connects people to jobs, business owners to quality employees, education to children, assistance to refugees, and hope to many Sacramento area residents.

Ready to get started? Sign up for your virtual orientation now!