March 07, 2022

Talent Resources for Your Business from MaiiC

1. Upskill Your Existing Employees for Free with 180-Skills

MaiiC and the NYC Department of Small Business Services are offering a limited number of businesses the opportunity to bring manufacturing and professional development courses to your staff. The platform, 180-Skills, has over 800 courses, ranging from entry to advanced level courses. Signing up your employees is completely free of charge.

Sign up here. 

2. Looking for Critical Entry-Level Advanced Manufacturing Talent?

MaiiC will be launching the next cohort of the ApprenticeNYC for Advanced Manufacturing program. This is a year-long city-sponsored apprenticeship program that helps manufacturing businesses hire critical entry-level talent, that has the following parts:

  • A Mandatory 110-hour virtual pre-apprenticeship for participants, to ensure a fit for the program and workplace
  • 400 hours of in-person, hands-on training at LaGuardia Community College and MakerSpace NYC
  • 1,500 hours of on-the-job training at your business site
  • Wage subsidization for employers during the 12-month apprenticeship
  • All apprentices will be trained in modalities such as Laser Cutting, CNC Machining, Metal Fabrication, 3D-Printing, and Additive Manufacturing, Welding, Woodworking, Blueprint Reading and Drawing, and more
  • Support for the apprentice’s supervisors to ensure effective on-the-job training. Supervisors are required to attend free, 20-hour virtual training sessions on job instruction methods and job relations, to increase retention among staff.

To become an ApprenticeNYC employer and develop the next generation of manufacturing talent, fill out this interest form.

If you have any questions please contact Natalie Vichnevsky.