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Certified Production Technician Curriculum

The 160–hour Certified Production Technician program provides job seekers with highly targeted skills and knowledge that local manufacturers need today. Upon completion, the program promotes workplace accountability, exemplary attendance, and four national certification exams. The program includes four modules:
Module 1
Module 2
Module 3
Module 4





The Lenoir Community College Manufacturing Academy (LCCMA) is a program to develop a prepared workforce in collaboration with industry and workforce development partners. Manufacturing firms will benefit from partnering with the LCCMA through access to a pipeline of screened, trained, certified production technicians who can help them achieve their industry goals.

The LCCMA is designed to link and leverage the existing assets of Lenoir, Jones, and Greene counties to solve a growing gap between regional job seekers and available positions. Its innovative funding and operational structure allows the Academy to deliver results in response to a rapidly–growing need for manufacturing employees with certified skills and verified work readiness.

Education/Training Partners

Training Partners

Our Partners include:

  • NCWorks Career Center
  • Eastern Carolina Workforce Development Board
  • Lenoir County Economic Development
  • Lenoir County Manufacturers Association
  • Lenoir Committee of 100
Get Started as a Job Seeker

Start as a Job Seeker

Getting a job with a great future is happening right now in Lenoir, Jones, and Greene counties through the LCCMA. Manufacturers and education/training providers are working together to develop customized programs to give you the skills and knowledge that local employers want-today! Attend an upcoming Information Sessions and learn about manufacturing job opportunities, training available to earn and become a Certified Production Technician, and scholarships to fund training and certifications for interested individuals. Participation in the Information Session and in the Lenoir Community College Manufacturing Academy is at no charge for qualified job seekers.

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Partner Employers

Partner Employers

Recent completers of this program have become employed at the following businesses:

Crown Equipment
Masterbrand Cabinets, Inc.
Moen, Inc.
Spirit Aero Systems
Smithfield Foods

To learn more about becoming a partner with the Lenoir Community College Manufacturing Academy, contact Prudencio Martinez-Mengel at (252) 527-6223, ext. 714 or email

LCCMA Committment

LCCMA Commitment

The LCC Manufacturing Academy will recruit academy candidates, provide drug screening, provide Human Resources Development classes to enhance “soft skills,” enroll students in the Career Readiness Certification Program (Silver Certificate required), and award scholarships to students to enroll in the Certified Production Technician Program (CPT).

LCCMA Objectives

LCCMA Objectives

The LCC Manufacturing Academy objectives are to provide ready-to-work employees, to reduce employee turnover, to eliminate hiring and hoping, and to develop a pool of qualified applicants who are prepared to work in industry. The Academy’s mission is to provide industry partners with a pipeline of potential employees who are ready for work and possess the necessary soft skills and technical skills to be successful and productive employees.

National Career Readiness Certification
Obtain your Career Readiness Certification in order to enroll in the CPT Class!
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To receive more information about the Lenoir Community College Manufacturing Academy, please complete and submit the LCCMA Interest Form.

LCCMA Interest Form
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For more information:
Prudencio IV Martinez Mengel
Workforce Development Coordinator

Bullock (Building 001), Room 162
Phone: (252) 527-6223, ext. 714
Fax: (252) 233-6880