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An initiative designed to help manufacturers increase their workforce productivity and become more competitive in a growing global marketplace.

Excellence in Manufacturing Consortium (EMC) is looking for manufacturing employers and communities to implement Manufacturing Essentials Certification (MEC) Programs.  Manufacturing Essentials Certificate is proposed to run in training cluster groups, providing up to 40 hours (4-5 hours/week over 8 weeks) of skills training, using industry validated learning programs, live workshops, facilitated online learning with on-going support and assistance with professional trainers and a workplace action-based learning project.

Register and begin any time Fall/Winter 2021-22! *Ontario mfg only



The program focuses on encouraging the development of employability and essentials skills; while providing a support foundation through mentorship. 


Production Workers

The program focuses on the development of critical thinking, team work and workplace communications.



The program focuses on encouraging the development of critical thinking, leadership and team management skills.



This program is designed for Supervisors, Managers and those in Leadership looking to enhance their skills.  
Sessions start 2022, TBD.


Health & Safety

The program focuses on encouraging the development of Health and Safety Knowledge, Best Practices, Problem Solving and Critical Thinking.


Productivity & CI

The program focuses on raising the knowledge, experience and execution of problem solving and continuous improvement throughout organizations.

More About The Program:

Contact EMC Learning Centre for additional Information

Amy Edwards, Training Coordinator  |  1-866-323-4362

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