Goodwill Southeast Georgia and Savannah Tech enter partnership

A new partnership could help lead to more manufacturing jobs.Goodwill Southeast Georgia and Savannah Technical College are launching a virtual reality manufacturing training program.Those in the program will get to experience simulated manufacturing environments using virtual reality, all the while gaining valuable experience.” It’s hands-on and the safety, that lock and load these type of things that are key when they’re going into that manufacturing field,” Goodwill Southeast Georgia opportunity center manager Melanie Goodwin said. “And then we can refer them over and assist them in going into a true certification program.”The partnership is expected to help with career path building.”With Goodwill, we recognize that they work with people looking to make a career change or looking to really get a career,” said Dr. Brent Stubbs, vice president of technical development for Savannah Tech. “And so, throughout this partnership, they’re going to get access to this exciting training and then make that connection back to the college to have that full-blown career path that we provide.”For more information or to take part in a virtual reality program, visit the opportunity center on Sallie Mood Drive or call 912-346-1448.

A new partnership could help lead to more manufacturing jobs.

Goodwill Southeast Georgia and Savannah Technical College are launching a virtual reality manufacturing training program.

Those in the program will get to experience simulated manufacturing environments using virtual reality, all the while gaining valuable experience.

“It’s hands-on and the safety, that lock and load these type of things that are key when they’re going into that manufacturing field,” Goodwill Southeast Georgia opportunity center manager Melanie Goodwin said. “And then we can refer them over and assist them in going into a true certification program.”

The partnership is expected to help with career path building.

“With Goodwill, we recognize that they are working with people looking to make a career change or looking to really get a career,” said Dr. Brent Stubbs, vice president of technical development for Savannah Tech. ‘re going to get access to this exciting training and then make that connection back to the college to have that full-blown career path that we provide.”

For more information or to take part in a virtual reality program, visit the opportunity center on Sallie Mood Drive or call 912-346-1448.

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