PTC Holds Manufacturing Basic Skills Class in Newberry

The Piedmont Technical College (PTC) Economic Development and Continuing Education Division recently conducted a Manufacturing Basic Skills class at the Newberry Adult Learning Center. Participants received training in teamwork as well as resume writing and interviewing. Those who successfully completed the certification assessments also received OSHA 10 General Industry, Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt, and Forklift certifications during the weeklong training.

In addition, participants had the opportunity to speak with industry representatives from Samsung, Maclean Power Systems, and Hire Dynamics on the last day of the course.

More Basic Skills workshops are coming up at the PTC Center for Advanced Manufacturing in Laurens starting August 10th and on the Greenwood Campus starting August 16th. Contact Trish Buis at or 864-941-8420 for more information.


•    Pictured from left: Keevis Caldwell, Marion Mays, Patrice Brown, Instructor Trish Buis, Amanda Bishop, Maria Martinez, and Brittany Kibler
•    Class participants meet with industry representatives on the last day of class.