Prepare for a career in manufacturing with Gold Collar Certification. Learn new skills or enhance existing skills to prepare for an entry-level career in the manufacturing industry.

Why choose Gold Collar Certification?

  • Local employers are looking for you! Receive preferential hiring consideration for being Gold Collar Certified.
  • Obtain valuable skills recognized in the manufacturing industry.
  • Receive career development tools and techniques necessary for finding a career.
  • Short-term training and flexible class schedule.
  • Free to residents of the Prairie du Chien and Richland Center areas!

Upcoming Gold Collar Certification Classes


Southwest Tech Platteville Outreach Center (Platteville O.E. Gray School)
110 W. Adams Street
Platteville, WI 53818


Southwest Tech Prairie du Chien Outreach Center (Crawford County Administration Building)
225 N. Beaumont Road, Suite 125
Prairie du Chien, WI 53821


Southwest Tech Richland Center Outreach Center
26220 Executive Lane, Suite A
Richland Center, WI 53581

Gold Collar Certification is endorsed by

Tony Schwab, Vice President of Dillman Equipment

"Gold Collar Certification builds core knowledge and skills for careers in modern manufacturing."
Tony Schwab, Vice President
Dillman Equipment

Lisa Esser, Plant Manager at Miniature Precision Components

"Gold Collar Certification gives people in our community an opportunity to invest in their future and ours."
Lisa Esser, Plant Manager
Miniature Precision Components