Introductory and Awareness Training

Introduction to Advanced Manufacturing

This 12-hour workshop was designed for individuals looking at career opportunities in advanced manufacturing, it covers the fundamental skills needed in manufacturing now and into the future, including digital technologies, automation, robotics and building needed skills in digital/smart manufacturing technologies. The workshop consists of 3 sessions, 4 hours per session including breaks.

Pricing Details:

Program Cost
Full Workshop TBD

Introduction to Robotics (~4 Hour Webinar, Online Only)

If you're interested in a robotics career or considering the integration of industrial robotics into your business, this program will cover a range of introductory topics. You'll gain insights into the various types of robots currently employed, their applications in manufacturing, foundational knowledge about coordinate systems and work frames for robot programming, the basics of interacting with and controlling robots, and real-world business use cases, highlighting the operational advantages they offer.

Pricing Details:

Program Cost
Full Webinar TBD

Introduction to Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs) (Coming Spring 2024)

Introduction to Data Analytics (Coming Fall 2024)

Financial Assistance for All Programs

We partner with local agencies such as CareerLink to make workforce training funds available for eligible participants and organizations. For questions about funding eligibility:

  • Alle-Kiski area residents can call 724-334-8600 for the New Kensington office.
  • Those in other parts of the Westmoreland County region can call 724-836-2600 for the Westmoreland-Fayette office.
  • Those in other surrounding counties, contact your local Workforce Investment Board (WIB): Allegheny County- Partner4Work; Butler, Armstrong and Indiana Counties- Tri-County



Contact Steve Leonard at for more information.