Process Technologist Training Program
Next Enrollment: January 24, 2022
Cost: Free to Eligible Rhode Islanders
Location: Westerly Education Center (Westerly, RI)
The FREE 10-week training program teaches hands-on operations, production, and maintenance techniques for in-demand modern manufacturing jobs.
The training will familiarize individuals in chemical processing and government regulations; safety and workplace responsibilities; physical properties and determinations; chemical calculations; handling chemicals; pressure and vacuum; sampling; fluid mechanics and plumbing; computer control and monitoring systems; standard operations procedures; basic electricity; process operations and soft skills.
The Process Technologists program encompasses 10 weeks of technical hands-on training which includes classroom and interpersonal skill development. Process technologists work in a large diversity of industries ranging from pharmaceuticals, chemicals, food and beverages, plastics, materials testing, brewing/distilleries, etc. Process technicians work closely with engineers and other technicians with specialties such as process control, instrumentation, electronics, and techniques to adjust and optimize conditions for the production of current and innovative products. This training will cover an introduction to, bio-manufacturing, distillation/separation, basic electricity, OSHA 10 safety, chemical operations, materials sampling and analysis, and process skills that deal with many aspects of controlling processes and maintaining and caring for equipment.
Assessment: TABE test will be administered to determine math and reading level; High School Graduate or GED level is required.
- Over 18 years old
- Unemployed or under-employed
- High School Graduate or GED