1. Advanced manufacturing is key to the success of the U.S. economy, but requires a very specialized talent pool.

    Advanced manufacturing is key to the success of the U.S. economy, but requires a very specialized talent pool.

    Commentary: Focus on Advanced Manufacturing It’s estimated that 2 million manufacturing positions are expected to go unfulfilled due to a gap in skilled labor. Timothy D. Easley/AP Every company grapples with the challenge of recruiting talent. But the need is especially dire in advanced manufacturing. According to a study conducted...

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  2. Earn and Learn Career Pathways through Registered Apprenticeship

    Earn and Learn Career Pathways through Registered Apprenticeship

    What is Registered Apprenticeship? The Registered Apprenticeship system has been utilized to meet the needs of America’s skilled workforce for over 75 years. It is a unique, flexible training system that combines job related technical instruction with structured on-the-job learning experiences. Registered Apprenticeship is a leader in preparing American workers...

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  3. Summer Interns Build Tomorrow’s Manufacturing Talent Pipeline. Sponsor a Student Today!

    Summer Interns Build Tomorrow’s Manufacturing Talent Pipeline.  Sponsor a Student  Today!

    Brevard’s manufacturers have identified a Summer Youth Internship programs an effective way to increase awareness of high school students in manufacturing careers.  This is our second year of the program and we need your support.   Attached you will find the information sheet on the program. Building a talent pipeline for...

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  4. EFSC Manufacturing Industry Advisory Council/AIM Spring Meeting

    EFSC Manufacturing Industry Advisory Council/AIM Spring Meeting

    Manufacturing Partners Are You Looking For New Talent?  Register today! Please attend this important Eastern Florida State College (EFSC) Industry Advisory Council/AIM meeting! This meeting will focus on placing EFSC students into internships that offer work experience and graduates full time employment in manufacturing jobs. EFSC Manufacturing Industry Advisory Council...

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  5. Eastern Florida State College Seeks to Add “Robotics and Simulation Technician” Industry Support is Needed !

    Eastern Florida State College Seeks to Add  “Robotics and Simulation Technician”    Industry Support is Needed !

    Eastern Florida State College (EFSC) is in the process of reevaluating our curriculum for Electronic Assembly courses in our Engineering Technology Associates degree program.The courses for consideration to be added to the elective curriculum must be validated by employers and the Industry Advisory Council and validation is required to add new...

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  6. Secretary Acosta Announces National Apprenticeship Week For November 13-19, 2017

    Secretary Acosta Announces National Apprenticeship Week For November 13-19, 2017

    WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Secretary of Labor Alexander Acosta today announced that the third annual National Apprenticeship Week will be held November 13-19, 2017. Apprenticeships provide demand-driven education, allowing apprentices to earn while they learn – helping to close the skills gap between the skills job creators seek and job...

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  7. Registered Apprenticeship Exploratory Meeting with Community Partners

    Registered Apprenticeship Exploratory Meeting with Community Partners

    CareerSource Brevard and Brevard Adult Education  hosted an exploratory meeting with Community partners to explore and identify the interest of  industry sectors in sponsoring  registered apprenticeship programs in  Brevard. We have identified  that critical skills gaps exist in Construction, Manufacturing, HealthCare and IT  industry sectors for  skilled trades. If you are interested in ...

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  8. Brevard Advanced Manufacturing Talent Gap analysis

    Brevard Advanced Manufacturing Talent Gap analysis

    CareerSource Brevard  asked Dr. Aaron Schmerbeck, CareerSource Florida’s  Chief Economist to analyze the labor market in the advanced manufacturing industry sector for Brevard County. The results of this analysis are of interest to regional Economic Development Organizations (EDO), educational and training institutions, and business leaders partnering with CareerSource Brevard. This...

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