Welcome to Gear Up!

Gear Up is a pre-apprenticeship manufacturing curriculum for adult learners. The curriculum contextualizes foundational mathematics in workforce development preparation. 

The workforce development preparation focuses on manufacturing workforce scenarios. In each lesson, students solve real-world mathematics challenges in the context of  how manufacturing technicians use these skills in their daily career responsibilities.   

The curriculum contains 8 units. Each unit contains two four-hour lessons. Through the course of the curriculum, the student explores  different manufacturing jobs, 8 foundational mathematical skills needed for manufacturing employment, and 8 workforce success values.