The Rhode Island Manufacturing Boot Camp is provided by Polaris MEP, Rhode Island Manufacturers Association (RIMA) and weMakeRI. Part of RIDLT’s Real Jobs Rhode Island, it is designed to provide qualified entry level candidates to hiring manufacturing companies as soon as possible.
Each boot camp will be a partnership of:
Classroom Training will identify candidates that are ready to be hired. This part of the boot camp is flexible, depending on employer requests, and includes sections focused on Workforce Employment and Basic Manufacturing skill development. These sections may be as short as 1 or as long as 8 weeks.
Workforce Employment Skills (1 – 4 weeks)
Basic Manufacturing Skills (1 – 4 weeks)
On-the-Job Readiness Experience will allow you, as the hiring company to interact with the candidate in your manufacturing environment for a week prior to acceptance as an employee.
We match you with potential candidates, based on your needs. We recruit candidates that meet your requirements and screen them for fitness. We’ll offer you a short list of candidates to select your trainees. This is provided at no cost to you.
Finally, we follow-up with you each week for the first month and provide corrective action and coaching as required.
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