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Building a Manufacturing Workforce for Greater Gainesville

Building a Manufacturing Workforce for Greater Gainesville

GAINESVILLE MANUFACTURING-1Did you know that Santa Fe College is providing training for the next general of manufacturing talent?

Santa Fe College, the #1 community college in the nation has been awarded a grant from the Department of Labor and is offering classes in Training in Manufactured Construction (TRAMCON). During the course of this class (about one year), each student will have the opportunity to earn up to seven very employable certificates including OSHA, NCCER, and MSSC. In addition, Santa Fe College offers biotechnology training through the Emerging Technologies programs.

Join us at the next Chamber’s Advanced Manufacturing Council general council meeting to find out more about this program and other manufacturing programs developing much needed manufacturing talent throughout the region. The meeting will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 10th from 5-7 p.m. at Santa Fe College, 3000 NW 83rd Street, Building O. John McNeely, who heads Career and Technical Education and Secondary Career Pathways will highlight these programs and other key manufacturing programs at the Perry Construction Building (Building O) on the main campus. Also learn about new funding recently applied for at Santa Fe College and updates on the Santa Fe College’s Gainesville Technology Entrepreneurship Center.  

Join us for a reception at 5 p.m. sponsored by Scherer Construction. Click here to register for this event. For questions, contact Staci Bertrand, Director of Industry Development at staci@gainesvillechamber.com.

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