Technology & Manufacturing Training Program: ReBoot NW
Individuals who have been out of work 27 weeks or more and are interested in pursuing careers in tech or manufacturing may qualify for a new training and education program through WorkSource and should attend an information session for ReBoot NW. Unemployed Veterans and their eligible spouses, out of work for any amount of time, may also apply.
Information sessions are held:
WorkSource Vancouver: Every Thursday 1-2:30 p.m., 204 SE Stone Mill Drive, Suite 215, Vancouver, WA 98684. Call 360-735-4956.
WorkSource Cowlitz/Wahkiakum: 2nd & 4th Mondays 1:30-3 p.m., 305 S. Pacific Avenue, Suite A, Kelso, WA 98626. Call 360-578-4231.
Learn more at www.rebootnw.org.
Training is available for specific occupations in Manufacturing and Technology:
Technology or Manufacturing companies interested in learning more about the benefits of ReBoot NW for their business can download a Fact Sheet.
Make it in Washington Grant Aids Manufacturers
The Make it in Washington grant helps manufacturers improve their staff, expand productivity, plan for critical staff retirements, and boost profitability through strategic consulting, supply chain identification and management training to allow manufacturers to compete for business that currently goes overseas.
Click these links to learn more:
For additional information, contact Cass Parker at firstname.lastname@example.org or 360-567-1076.
Manufacturing Resources: Survey Results, Plan & Video
To serve the needs of the Southwest Washington-Portland Metropolitan region, the SWWDC, in partnership with Portland-based Worksystems and the Clackamas Workforce Parntership formed the Columbia-Willamette Workforce Collaborative (CWWC). This cross-state partnership delivers a unified approach to serve industry, support economic development, and guide public workforce investments in the Portland-Vancouver Metropolitan Area. Learn more about CWWC's manufacturing programs.
Manufacturing is one of the key focus areas of the Collaborative. Learn more below:
Manufacturing Video – Learn how the Collaborative can assist your manufacturing business by watching this four-minute video.
Manufacturing Plan – The Collaborative worked with manufacturing businesses to learn about their needs and develop this manufacturing workforce plan.
Manufacturing Survey – In October 2012, the Collaborative surveyed manufacturers in Southwest Washington and the Portland Metropolitan Area to obtain up-to-date information on workforce needs and trends.
For additional information about the SWWDC’s programs for manufacturers, please contact Cass Parker, Employer Services Manager, at email@example.com or 360.567.1076.
Now more than ever, the value of your business is determined by the skills and abilities of your employees. Our U.S. businesses invest significantly in talent and training to ensure they are globally competitive. Upgrading the skillsets of existing workforce or incoming workforce is an ongoing critical need.
The Southwest Washington Workforce Development Council (SWWDC) secures and manages training grants and opportunities for our top local employers, as well as small-and-medium sized businesses. We have facilitated customized on-site training, certification training, online training, and consortium-style classroom training through key partners. If you are not sure what you need, contact your Business Concierge in Cowlitz or Clark County.
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