County to host public meetings about ManuFirstSC program

The Dorchester County Economic Development Department will hold three drop-in public information meetings for residents interested in participating in the ManuFirstSC Certificate Program, formerly known as Lean Manufacturing.

Dorchester County implemented the program in January 2018 in support of existing industries to fill the labor pipeline with qualified applicants who lack manufacturing experience.

The certificate serves as the equivalent of one year of manufacturing experience. This unique training equips program participants with a basic, entry-level understanding of the manufacturing process.

Dorchester County residents interested in enrolling in the four-week program must attend one of the following drop-in meetings and register for the program:

• 6 p.m. Tuesday, June 18 at the Ridgeville Community Center

• 6 p.m. Thursday, June 20 at Woodland High School

• 6 p.m. Monday, July 1 at the Dorchester County Library, St. George Branch

Classes will begin July 13 at the Dorchester County QuickJobs Training Center in St. George.

For more information on the meetings or ManuFirstSC, call Dorchester County Economic Development at 843-875-9109.