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Tire Manufacturing Course Offered at ECC

Job training in the tire manufacturing industry begins Tuesday, January 10, at Edgecombe Community College.

The Basics of Tire Manufacturing course will prepare students for entry-level jobs in tire manufacturing. Students will gain competencies in safety, quality, measurement systems, teamwork, and communication, as well as processes involved in making a tire.

The four-week class begins January 10 and ends February 1. Two classes will be available; both will be held on the Rocky Mount campus.

A day class will be offered from 9 a.m. to noon on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday. An evening class will be offered 6-9 p.m. on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday.

The class is being offered in conjunction with Bridgestone. Successful completion of this course is not a guarantee of an interview at Bridgestone, but the course is required in order to attain an interview.

The fee for the class is $145, which includes books and materials.

For more information on this course, please contact Shari Dickens at 823-5166, ext. 166, or