Pine Belt Works Basic Manufacturing Skills Training


Interactive Learning
  • Manufacturing Math
  • Precision Measurement & Hand Tools
  • Safety
  • Quality
  • Lean Manufacturing & 5S
  • Blueprint Reading
  • Statistical Process Control (SPC)
  • Career Discovery
  • Resume Writing
  • Interviewing Skills
  • Problem Solving
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Communication & Teamwork
  • Class time also includes industry tours
Electrical Course students

“Everything in this class can be used on the job one day. It’s all what employers around here want you to know, so it’s a great way to jump start your future.”

-Franklyn Phillip, PBW Graduate


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About the Program

The Pine Belt Works program consists of 96-hours of training in manufacturing fundamentals. Upon completion graduates are equip with several industry recognized credentials and skills necessary to gain a entry level position in the manufacturing setting. 


Program Cost
Tuition Assistance Available

Requirement to Enroll:

Applicants must score a Silver or better on the WorKeys test. 

Graduates Receive:

  • 96-hour Manufacturing Skills Basic Credential
  • OSHA 10-hour certification
  • CPR/First Aid certification

Apply for Upcoming Pine Belt Works Classes

Hattiesburg Class

Next Class:
Spring Dates TBD

Woodall Center
906 Sullivan Drive
Hattiesburg, MS 39401

Program Contact Information:

Ellen Rouse

Student Application:

Pine Belt Works Manufacturing Skills Basic Level

How to Apply for Tuition Assistance

WIOA Steps

Michelle Coleman 
601 -584-1124

For Employers:

Interested Employers - Pine Belt Works Manufacturing Skills

Each community college president is asked to bring two (2) wrapped door prizes, minimum value of $50 each. We will have a station set up at the conference for you to drop off the door prizes.

Each community college is asked to provide name tags for their Board members, administration, and staff attending the conference.