Certified Manufacturing Technician Training Program - Greenville County

Certified Production Technician curriculum includes 200 hours of instruction in four key areas: safety, quality practices and measurements, manufacturing processes and production, and maintenance awareness.  In addition to the Certified Production Technician curriculum, participants may also earn certification in Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt and OSHA General Industry Safety.  Participants will also complete 40 hours of Hands On Lab Training.  Work readiness curriculum includes résumé development, workplace professionalism, mock interviews, work ethics, conflict resolution, and communications.

Goodwill provides assistance in job searching – including access to Job Connection resources and personalized guidance from a case manager – but employment is not guaranteed.  Participants may also have the opportunity to earn scholarships for further industry-specific training. 

Program Details

Day Program
Manufacturing Instruction Class: 8 weeks (Monday-Friday, 8:30 am - 3:00 pm)
Training takes place at Greenville Technical College's Buck Mickel Center (216 S. Pleasanburg Drive in Greenville)
Program supported by the State of South Carolina and the Greenville Region Worforce Collaborative

Goodwill Provides:
  • Case Management
  • Assistance With Job Search and Placement Services
  • Post-employment Services

Classes average 12 students and participants must meet these requirements:

  • Criminal Background Check
  • At Least 18 Years of Age
  • Negative Drug Screen
  • WorkKeys (Silver Required)
  • High School Diploma or GED

Goodwill Industries reserves the right to make the final selection on all students due to limited space in the training program.

For more information, contact us at 864.546.4700 or attend an information session held each Tuesday at 1:00 at Greenville Technical College's Buck Mickel Center (216 S. Pleasantburg Drive in Greenville).  To apply for the program, visit and click on "Apply Now."