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Green Collar Jobs Training | Gwenda Thompson (MS PowerPoint, 605K)

  1. 1. GREEN COLLAR JOBS TRAINING
  2. 2. TALENT SUPPLY CHAIN <ul><li>Career Exploration </li></ul><ul><li>Career Academies </li></ul><ul><li>Mentoring </li></ul><ul><li>Shadowing </li></ul><ul><li>Work Experiences </li></ul><ul><li>Work Readiness Skills </li></ul>Higher Education Pre-apprenticeship Career Apprenticeship Green Collar Jobs Initiative
  3. 3. PARTNERS/MOU <ul><li>St. Lucie County Government </li></ul><ul><li>5 Trade Organizations </li></ul><ul><li>(1) Florida Carpenters Regional Council Training Trust Fund </li></ul><ul><li>(2) Insulators Local Union No. 60 </li></ul><ul><li>(3) Iron Workers Local Union No. 60 </li></ul><ul><li>(4) Painters & Allied Trades District Council No. 78 </li></ul><ul><li>(5) Sheet Metal Local Union No. 32 </li></ul><ul><li>Workforce Solutions – workforce development system </li></ul>
  4. 4. PARTNERS’ ROLES <ul><li>St. Lucie County – training facility, access to contractors, shovel-ready green projects </li></ul><ul><li>Trade Organizations – curriculum w/green technologies, instructors, equipment, facility build out, connectivity to employers </li></ul><ul><li>Workforce Solutions – recruitment, eligibility determination, case management, training support, OJT incentives, placement assistance, trainee follow up </li></ul>
  5. 5. PROJECT INVESTMENTS <ul><li>St. Lucie County - $200,000 </li></ul><ul><li>Trade Organizations - $362,500 </li></ul><ul><li>Workforce Solutions - $167,357 </li></ul><ul><li>TOTAL COMMUNITY INVESTMENT = $729,857 </li></ul><ul><li>Business Competitiveness Council/WFI - $500,000 </li></ul><ul><li>TOTAL PROJECT COST = $1,229,857 </li></ul>
  6. 6. TRAINING <ul><li>Work Certified – soft skills, work readiness </li></ul><ul><li>5 occupational areas </li></ul><ul><li>(1) Carpentry </li></ul><ul><li>(2) Sheet Metal </li></ul><ul><li>(3) Insulation </li></ul><ul><li>(4) Painting </li></ul><ul><li>(5) Ironworks </li></ul><ul><li>Traditional and green skills – energy conservation, energy efficiency, weatherization </li></ul>
  7. 7. “ GREEN” EMPHASIS <ul><li>Handling hazardous materials </li></ul><ul><li>Asbestos removal and abatement procedures </li></ul><ul><li>Volatile organic compound compliance </li></ul><ul><li>Super space structural foam systems </li></ul><ul><li>Warm edge insulating glass units </li></ul><ul><li>Enhancing environmental comfort </li></ul><ul><li>Energy emissions reductions </li></ul>
  8. 8. “ GREEN” EMPHASIS <ul><li>Health near windows </li></ul><ul><li>Solar panel installation </li></ul><ul><li>Weatherizing techniques </li></ul><ul><li>Water efficiencies </li></ul><ul><li>Improving environmental quality </li></ul><ul><li>Resources stewardship </li></ul><ul><li>Sensitivity to the impacts on resources </li></ul>
  9. 9. “ GREEN” EMPHASIS <ul><li>Mold remediation </li></ul><ul><li>Thermal barriers </li></ul><ul><li>“ Green” sealants </li></ul><ul><li>Photovoltaic paints </li></ul><ul><li>Solar roof coatings </li></ul>
  10. 10. CERTIFICATIONS <ul><li>LEEDS </li></ul><ul><li>OSHA </li></ul><ul><li>First Aid/CPR </li></ul><ul><li>Professional Code of Conduct </li></ul><ul><li>More than a dozen other industry-recognized certifications in the various specializations </li></ul>
  11. 11. TARGETED TRAINEES <ul><li>New apprentices </li></ul><ul><li>Employed journeymen requiring skills upgrades </li></ul><ul><li>Referrals from a RWB-funded pre-apprenticeship program </li></ul><ul><li>Graduates from the secondary school Construction Academies </li></ul>
  12. 12. RECRUITMENT <ul><li>Printed flyers and news stories </li></ul><ul><li>Pools of unemployed </li></ul><ul><li>Radio interviews and advertisements </li></ul><ul><li>Trade organization announcements </li></ul><ul><li>Job Fair – matching interested employers with interested potential apprentices </li></ul><ul><li>Employers – requirements in government contracts, business incentives (reimbursements & tax credits) </li></ul>
  13. 13. ANTICIPATED OUTCOMES <ul><li>Recruit 175 </li></ul><ul><li>Enroll 125 (88 new, 37 employed) </li></ul><ul><li>100 earn (80%)at least 1 certification in grant period </li></ul><ul><li>88 placed (100%) into employment (62 in green collar) </li></ul><ul><li>35 employed workers retained (95%) </li></ul>
  14. 14. GRANT BUDGET <ul><li>Total = $500,000 </li></ul><ul><li>Direct Training Costs = $334,370 (67%) </li></ul><ul><li>Trainee Support Services = $33,000 (7%) </li></ul><ul><li>Staffing & Staff Support - $88,331 (18%) </li></ul><ul><li>Community Awareness Campaign - $25,000 (5%) </li></ul><ul><li>Administrative Costs - $19,299 (4%) </li></ul><ul><li>Note : Exceeds 100% due to rounding </li></ul>
  15. 15. CONTACTS <ul><li>Gwenda L. Thompson </li></ul><ul><li>President/CEO </li></ul><ul><li>Workforce Solutions </li></ul><ul><li>772-335-3030, ext. 412 </li></ul><ul><li>Rhonda Blakey </li></ul><ul><li>Branch Manager – St. Lucie County </li></ul><ul><li>Workforce Solutions </li></ul><ul><li>866-482-4473, ext. 528 </li></ul>

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