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UTEC, Inc.
  • 35 Warren Street, Lowell, MA 01852
  • 978-856-3902
  • Vocational Skills Training
Workforce Development – Woodworking Social Enterprise
Program activities:

Young adults who complete Transformational Beginnings expectations move into one of UTEC’s other social enterprise areas and attend expanded, holistic programming that includes onsite education, social justice workshops, and other experiential learning. The Woodworking social enterprise focuses on basic tool skills and equipment training related to carpentry and woodworking production.

Program is offered in: English
Participant demographics:

Youth between the ages of 17 and 25 years old

Anticipated number of SNAP participants per year: 7
Information About Program Hours: 12.5-25 hours per week
Program duration: 50 weeks
Rolling Admission: Yes
Program start dates: Next start: 5/8/2024
Sample schedule:
HoursActivity TypeMonTueWedThuFriSatSun
9AM - 5PMSkills training
Other Schedule Information: Participants who have already earned their high school credential work both shifts in skills training; those who are in our Education classes work 1 shift and attend Education 1 shift. Every 5 weeks, the Friday schedule is modified so that each participant has a team review and competency assessment meeting with their support team of 4 staff members. Program is self paced.
Is the program offered remotely? Possible, but not typical
Is public transportation available? Yes

Location information:

35 Warren Street, Lowell MA 01852 Accessible via public transportation
Additional information about location:

The program is accessible via public transportation, but UTEC provides van rides to and from the site.

Program requirements: SORI check
Program is CORI friendly? Yes
Anticipated outcomes: OSHA certification
Other outcomes: Employment/Promotion, Industry skills gain

Participant Supports:

Participant Support CategoryAll participantsAs needed
DTA SNAP Child Care Referral
Transportation (UTEC van rides)
Test/License Fees
Are there any out of pocket expenses for the participant? No
Do participants receive any pay? Stipend
Other, please explain: Daily stipend is determined by level of programming

Contact Information

Program Liaison: Marie McCabe
Telephone: 978-856-3902
Program code: UTC-VT-WW
ABAWD Qualifying? Yes