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Machine Technology Training – Virtuous Beacon

Virtuous Beacon

Virtuous Beacon Association


The Virtuous Beason Association (VBA) is a 501(c) 3 organization that serves as a certified intermediary for the U.S. Department of Labor.   VBA is a community service organization that provides high quality training to individuals interested in a career within the Medical Machining industry.  We provide participants with job readiness skills that are industry specific and employability skills that are transferrable to any industry.

Training Type : Machine Technology Training Program

Registration: www.virtuousbeaconasc.com/contact

Training Days and Hours

Wednesdays   6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.

Saturdays      10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.


This program will provide basic knowledge of machining and machine shop practices. This program offers a great opportunity for an entry level placement into the Medical Machining industry.  The classroom training is designed to provide competency that leads to development as a skilled craftsman: CNC Machinist Operator, CNC Set-up Operators, and Machinists.

Additional Training Information

  • 6- Week intensive program that will provide basic knowledge of machine shop tools, and machine operation.
  • Classroom instructions under the guidance of skilled machinists and subject matter experts.
  • Hands-on training focused on achieving NIMS machining entry level credentialing.
  • Trained to be committed to a high standard of safety and able to comply with all safety laws regulated by OSHA safety policies and standards; will be able to report safety violations and potential safety violations to appropriate supervisory or management personnel.
  • Skills and knowledge development to make appropriate progress necessary to build basic knowledge and skill set required to pass the U.S. Department of Labor certification examinations.
  • Skills and training to meet the minimum requirements to be “Program Ready” to start the registered apprenticeship program.
  • Upon completion of the training program and passing a skill mastery test with 80% or higher proficiency, participants will be interviewed for job placement and admittance into a U.S. Department of Labor certified registered apprenticeship program.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Minimum age 16 to participate, must be 18 prior to being indentured
  • Valid state/federal issued ID
  • Drug free (Mandatory random drug testing)
  • High School diploma, GED, or equivalent

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Ability to follow oral and written directions
  • Good problem solving skills to make effective and reasonable decisions under pressure
  • Must be able to manage and resolve conflicts
  • Math Proficiency Preferred

Open Date


Closing Date 

Applications for training are accepted on-going throughout the year

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