Basics of Tire Manufacturing is designed to provide basic preparation for entry-level jobs in the tire manufacturing industry. Students will gain competencies in safety, quality, measurement systems, teamwork and communication, as well as processes involved in manufacturing a tire.
All applicants meeting the program requirements of Wilson Community College are eligible to take the Basics of Tire Manufacturing class. To successfully complete the four-week, 32-hour program, the student must attend 90% (28 hours) of all scheduled class sessions and maintain an 80% grade average, with a minimum score of 60% on each individual test. Students not meeting attendance and/or grade requirements will be dismissed from the program.
Prospective students should contact Janice Whitley, Employment Security Commission, 252-234-1129, to determine if they meet Bridgestone/Firestone's minimum employment requirements, which include but may not be limited to the following:
Workbooks and rulers can be purchased at the College's bookstore in Building G or online.
For more information contact:
Occupational Extension/Sustainability/Computer Training Coordinator