Construction Job Training
The Construction Careers Initiative strives to reach out to Waterbury residents in the interest of recruiting individuals for career opportunities in the construction building trades.
The Connecticut Workforce & High-Tech Industry Skills Partnership is looking for potential students to support the development and expansion of a talent pipeline of Connecticut workers in Information Technology (IT). Naugatuck Valley Community College in partnership with the Northwest Regional Workforce Investment Board is offering grant-funded, short-term (15 weeks), IT course clusters aligned with industry certifications and supportive services. Clusters include Networking, Programming, Systems, Software, and Project Management. Each IT cluster has been mapped to Microsoft and/or CompTIA certifications. The course clusters are offered free of charge to eligible WHISP participants. Additional services include enrollment assistance, academic advising, grant coordination, and employment services. In addition to gaining skills and stackable credentials, participants will earn between 9-12 college credits that may be used towards a degree.
Manufacturing Your Future focuses on addressing the shortage of skilled workers in the manufacturing sector. The Apprenticeship Connecticut Initiative (ACI) develops workforce pipeline programs for training qualified, entry-level workers for job placement with manufacturers and employers experiencing sustained workforce shortages.