Trump Makes a Big Push for High School Apprenticeships

Courtesy of Edweek.org By Catherine Gewertz In a move that could reverberate through U.S. high schools, President Donald J. Trump is planning a major expansion of apprenticeship programs to help build a pipeline of skilled workers for a needy labor market, and calling for cutbacks to regulations that could hobble the plan. Apprenticeships are typically posts … Continue reading Trump Makes a Big Push for High School Apprenticeships

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How to write a resume for the manufacturing industry

Courtesy of CareerBuilder  - By Susan Ricker Not all résumés are created equal, and not all resumes can be approached the same way. The keys to writing a winning resume in any industry are to demonstrate your knowledge and experience, position yourself as a skilled individual who is a good match with the company, and … Continue reading How to write a resume for the manufacturing industry

FSCJ Receives America’s Promise Grant from the U.S. Department of Labor for Workforce Partnership Development

  Courtesy of Florida State College at Jacksonville JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Florida State College at Jacksonville (FSCJ) was awarded the America’s Promise Grant from the U.S. Department of Labor to strengthen and expand job training partnerships for the community. The only college in Florida to receive this grant, FSCJ will use the $1,804,656 award to support the … Continue reading FSCJ Receives America’s Promise Grant from the U.S. Department of Labor for Workforce Partnership Development

Pneumatics, Hydraulics and Motors for Manufacturing -Technical Certificate

Drive and pump systems, hydraulics and pneumatics The Pneumatics, Hydraulics and Motors for Manufacturing Technical Certificate (T.C.) program focuses on broad, transferable skills and stresses understanding and demonstration of the following elements of the Engineering Technology: motor and controls, hydraulics, mechanical systems, and drive and pumps. The program was designed to prepare students to enter fields related … Continue reading Pneumatics, Hydraulics and Motors for Manufacturing -Technical Certificate

ManufacturingTDI – Certified Production Technician Certification (MSSC-CPT)

Manufacturing TDI MSSC-CPT Aligned Curricula Instructors The Manufacturing TDI is offering an Instructor Certification Course (ICC) with a newly revised curriculum that aligns with the Manufacturing Skill Standards Council's (MSSC) Certified Production Technician (CPT) assessments.  The Foundations of Manufacturing Course is offered in three-day and five-day versions. These courses are designed to replace both the Manufacturing Fundamentals and Manufacturing Essentials course curricula that … Continue reading ManufacturingTDI – Certified Production Technician Certification (MSSC-CPT)