Registration open for Industrial Maintenance certification program

Wabash County, IN __Registration is now open for the upcoming MSSC-CPT Industrial Maintenance offered by Ivy Tech Community College. This course will begin March 30 and will meet on Tuesdays and Thursdays every week from 4 – 8 p.m. at the Heartland Career Center, 79 S 200 W, Wabash.

This course is the result of Grow Wabash County’s partnership with Ivy Tech Community College and Heartland Career Center to provide new certification opportunities to upskill our local workforce. Students that successfully complete this program will receive Manufacturing Skills Standards Council Certified Production Technician designation once they have completed the four required assessments for Safety, Quality, Manufacturing Processes and Maintenance Awareness.

Tuition for this course is $2,600 and applicants have a few options to receive financial assistance to cover up to the full tuition amount. There are currently scholarship funds available through the Workforce Ready Grant program, which can be awarded to students over the age of 18 that live in Indiana and currently possess a high school/HSE/GED but do not have a degree past high school.

Scholarships are also available for Wabash County residents thanks to the generous support of the Community Foundation of Wabash County and the Wabash County United Fund. The application for these scholarships can be found on the Grow Wabash County website at

Those interested in registering for the upcoming MSSC-CPT Industrial Maintenance certification course can do so by contacting Heather Vance at or by calling 260-355-9462.