Training Programs

Visit MassHire Greater New Bedford Career Center to learn more about training opportunities.

Automotive Technician Traing at Greater New Bedford Vocational Technical Institute

This interactive course aims to provide students with fundamental knowledge of automotive maintenance and repair. Participants will engage in hands-on learning experiences.

2024-06-14T10:40:17-04:00June 14th, 2024|

Marine Technician Training

Learn to be a Marine Technician! What is a Marine Technician? A marine technician, also known as a marine mechanic, specializes in the maintenance, repair, and troubleshooting of various types of marine equipment and vessels. They work on a range of watercraft, including boats, yachts, and ships, ensuring these vessels operate safely and efficiently.

2024-06-07T15:30:36-04:00June 7th, 2024|

Earn your Emergency Medical TechnicianCertificate at no cost!

This is an in-depth course in basic life support intended for individuals who are income eligible or unemployed or and interested in pursuing a career in medical services. The course meets or exceeds current National EMS Guidelines and has Massachusetts OEMS approval. Students will earn 6 college credits upon program completion.

2024-06-07T14:28:48-04:00May 29th, 2024|

Jumpstart Your Career in Energy Efficiency

Join the more than two million Americans in the largest sector in the U.S. clean economy. Start your career in weatherization and gain hands-on industry experience by applying for the Clean Energy Pathways program, a full-time, paid, three-month internship that aims to boost the energy efficiency workforce.

2024-06-07T14:29:00-04:00May 21st, 2024|

Free ESOL Adult Classes Available

Shining Lights is a free ESOL (English for speakers of another language) program offered by The City of New Bedford, offering Adult Basic English classes for Beginning-level and Intermedia-level adult students. Shining Lights Program is a 32-Weeks program from September through May. Classes are offered in the morning or evening. In addition to English lessons, Shining Lights also offers life- skills seminars (e.g., Tenant & Consumer Rights), as well as History & Civics workshops and Citizenship preparation.

2023-12-15T15:03:25-05:00December 15th, 2023|

News Release US Department of Labor Awards $800K to Support Disaster-Relief Jobs, Training in Massachusetts to Continue State’s Opioid Crisis Response

WASHINGTON – To support efforts to address Massachusetts’ continuing opioid crisis, the U.S. Department of Labor today announced an incremental award of $800,000 to the Massachusetts Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development to support employment and training services and disaster-relief jobs for workers in Bristol and Plymouth counties.

2023-08-29T15:18:30-04:00July 19th, 2023|

Photos from the June 27, 2023 Lean 101 Training

Regional manufacturers’ employees attended the MassHire Southeast Region 6 Lean 101 manufacturing course with MassMep on June 27, 2023. The course focused on identifying and eliminating non-value added activities, more commonly called waste. This Lean training establishes a systematic approach to eliminating waste and creating flow company wide. It also helps manufacturers develop and implement a long-term plan to streamline their operations and improve success by doing more with less. Below is a photo gallery from the class.

2023-07-14T08:58:44-04:00July 14th, 2023|

Summer 2023 MassHire Southeast Region 6 Basic Manufacturing Cohort Photo Gallery

Photos from MassHire Southeast Region 6 training cohort in Basic Manufacturing. This program will run through August in partnership with Bridgewater State University, The Uniquely Abled Academy, and South Shore Regional Vocational Technical High School.

2023-07-13T14:26:55-04:00July 13th, 2023|
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