INTRODUCTION TO
MANUFACTURING
TRAINING AT
JOSEPH ABBOUD

Class Size is Limited to 5

The Greater New Bedford Workforce Board and Joseph Abboud Manufacturing have joined efforts to help decrease the shortage of qualified stitchers to meet the demands of the industry.

MassHire Greater New Bedford Workforce Board

This free opportunity is funded by the Executive Office of Housing and Economic Development.

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MassHire Greater New Bedford Career Center

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INTRODUCTORY STITCHER COURSE
FREE TRAINING PROGRAM

CLASSES START Monday, August 17, 2020. This is an Adult Education course offered Monday through Friday from 6:00 AM to 2:30 PM for a total of TWO [2] weeks beginning in August 2020. Students completing the program will be prepared for entry level jobs in the stitching industry.  All COVID-19 Safety protocols are followed including the wearing of masks at ALL times.

CONTACT  PATRICIA O’BRIEN  @ 508-990-4119

THE MASSHIRE GNB CAREER CENTER IS
COORDINATING ENROLLMENTS  PLEASE CONTACT
PATRICIA O’BRIEN  @ 508-990-4119

This hands-on course is designed to give students a basic understanding of elementary stitching. The student will have the opportunity to learn by doing. The following areas will be covered:

  • Photo of a stitching machine.Parts of an Industrial Sewing Machine
  • Ergonomics and Correct Posture
  • Sewing Machine Control
  • Threading
  • Material identification
  • And more

Prerequisites

  • Be present every day and be on time
  • Serious, committed and ready for work upon completion of the program – placement assistance is provided
  • Ages 18+
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