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For Employees and Job Seekers
What is META?
The Manufacturing Entry Training Academy (META) is our entry-level program.
META is a certification-based training program that is designed to introduce unemployed or underemployed individuals who have little or no manufacturing experience to Noble County’s signature industry. The free 42-hour, four-week class offers plant tours, class visits by manufacturers, and instruction in:
- plant safety
- quality control
- manufacturing processes
Who is it for?
Candidates should be 18 years or older, have a high school degree or the equivalent, and possess a good work record. Those who successfully complete the class will land interviews with Noble County manufacturers.
What happens after I complete the training?
After you complete the training, we arrange job interviews for everyone who completes META. Because manufacturers are involved in the training, they’ll already know you and what you’ve learned. Your odds of landing a job are better because you’ve completed META.
Which employers participate?
The jobs available vary widely. All are entry-level jobs with Noble County’s leading manufacturers. Your opportunities are not limited to employers participating in the META program. What you’ll learn in META applies to other manufacturing jobs with employers in northeast Indiana. META graduates are assured of an interview only with participating manufacturers.
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If you're interested in expanding your skill set to increase your job security and earning potential, contact us for more information about Noble Up!
We offer both incumbent worker and entry-level training programs. Incumbent programs are for those currently employed who wish to improve their skills.
Noble Up programs will increase the talents of Noble County’s workforce through training in CNC machining, industrial maintenance, and welding. Workers are handpicked by their employers to participate. The training helps keep the workforce up to date with the latest skills needed for local companies to prosper.
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If you represent a business looking to increase the efficiency and skill level of your workforce, contact us for more information about NobleUp!