Class provides opportunity for high-paying jobs

Tech Foundry classes begin on January 17

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – If you are looking for a job in the fast-growing information technology and manufacturing sector, there is an opportunity that you should know about. Tech Foundry in Springfield is hosting a 14-week IT training program for those interested in applying IT skills within or in support of the manufacturing industry.

The program consists of daily classes from 12:30 P.M. to 5:00 P.M., which begin on January 17, with the final five weeks consisting of a hands-on internship program.

Tech Foundry’s Jonathan Edwards told 22News, that his training school prepares young people for manufacturing jobs just waiting to be filled.

“Tech Foundry is an IT work force training shop. We take a student, we train him for 14 weeks, we prepare them for an entry level job utilizing IT skills in any number of different industries across Western Massachusetts,” Edwards said.

He said the next class is still ten students short of its standard sized class of 40 trainees. If you are interested, call (413) 276-0609, or you can visit their website at