The Buckingham facility provides training on assembly, powder coating, and welding.

Inmate workforce members are trained using a multitude of metal and upholstery manufacturing equipment and practices. They learn high demand skilled jobs in working with various materials, techniques, and processes. Both modern technologically advanced equipment as well as manual processes are utilized in the manufacturing of product offerings.

VCE Workforce Development employs strategies to improve the inmate workers’ productivity in the workplace and provide the necessary skills to secure meaningful employment in the private sector upon their release from custody. We are committed to workforce development programs that focus on the inmate workers’ ability to grow their skills and develop the tools needed for future success. This training is delivered in the form of registered apprenticeships, industry/vendor certification programs and workforce development programs.

VCE Metal Manufacturing Group marketable skills and positions:

  • Administrative assistant
  • AutoCAD designer
  • CNC Machine operator
  • Custodial/sanitation
  • Edge band operator
  • Electronics technician
  • Fabric cutter textiles
  • Forklift operator

"With the VCE program here that they have it’s nice because it’s a job…it’s job skills…these guys are learning stuff and it’s not just learning the actual skills they’re actually learning how to work with other people…That’s what I think is really important about this program…it teaches you work ethic, not just how to weld."

- Pete, Metal Manufacturing Group Inmate workforce member, VCE.

VCE Metal Manufacturing

The brochures were just delivered by UPS, JUST ONE WEEK AFTER ASKING FOR THE QUOTE! You guys are the BEST and the brochures look wonderful. Thank you ever so much!! Looking forward to our next business transaction.