Portland Community College | Portland, Oregon Portland Community College

On-Ramp to Manufacturing

Two students working in manufacturing

Want to work in Advanced Manufacturing?

We’re here to help you get there!

Join us!
  • 5 weeks of classes offered at no cost to you
  • Attend all 3 sections or pick and choose
  • Make an informed decision about your future
  • Build skills for success in school and on the job
  • Get support on your journey to becoming a PCC student

Pending COVID restrictions, these classes will be offered in-person at OMIC Training Center, located at 34001 NE Wagner Ct, Scappoose, OR 97056. If in-person class is not available, they will be offered online via Zoom.

Part 1: Explore Options

Mon-Fri, August 16-20  |  9am-12:30pm  

Part 2: On-board to PCC

Mon-Fri, August 23-27  | 10am-11am  

  • Get support with onboarding to PCC, connect with other students, and build skills for student success.
  • Meet each morning for a short lesson and check in, then work on your on-boarding steps at your own pace throughout the day.
Part 3: Build Skills for Manufacturing

Tues-Fri, August 31-September 17 | 9am-12pm  

  • Learn essential skills that will help you succeed in school and on the job.
  • Get experience drawing to scale, taking measurements and working with an xArm robot to build knowledge and confidence.
For more information or to get signed up:

Complete our interest form or contact Kali Giaritta with questions: mfgonramp-group@pcc.edu | 971-722-2175


This program is funded through the Title III RISES Grant. Portland Community College is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Institution. Contact us if you have a disability that requires services.