Workforce Training

The Workforce Training Department – provides clients certified occupational and soft skills training designed to remove employment barriers to earning livable wages. The intensive training integrates state of the art technology with customized training designed to address the skills in high demand by the Greater Houston business community. Career training is included for each of the high needs areas with the goal of increasing salary potential and earnings above the minimum wage, thereby enhancing the employee’s economic position.

NCCER Construction Training Construction /Basic Apprentice Trades 
Provides training for all types of construction trades helpers – electrician, carpenters, plumber, pipe fitters, dry wall, sheet rock, iron and metal work. The curricula, the NCCER Contren Learning Series: Core Curriculum/Introductory Craft Skills is augmented with the basic training for operation, preventive maintenance and safety. The curriculum consists of Basic Safety, Introduction to Construction Math, Introduction to Hand & Industrial Insulation Tools, Introduction to Power Tools and Introduction to Construction Drawings.
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Urban Tech Jobs Program 2.0
The Urban Tech Jobs Program 2.0 is grant-funded program via a partnership with Comcast NBC Universal to provide training opportunities leading to industry recognized credentials and rapid employment in the Information and Technology sector.
  • Accelerated Technology Training Program
  • Day, evening. weekend and self-paced classes available
  • Tech-based employment assistance available

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