Advanced Manufacturing Training

The Berkshire County Regional Employment Board announced that they have again received an extension grant of $138,000 from the Executive Office of Housing and Economic Development.  This funding will continue the important work of recruiting and retraining workers for the manufacturing field.  The grant covers the time period of October 1, 2017 to June 30, 2018.
In conjunction with educational partners, Berkshire Community College, Pittsfield Public Schools, and McCann Tech, training is being offered in both Pittsfield and North Adams and will focus on course work that will provide participants  with the skills necessary to obtain  entry level positions in manufacturing.